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Iterate thru Outlook Contact properties

Posted on 2011-09-26
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How do I Iterate thru Outlook Contact properties. The following code works:

            Dim oApp As Outlook.Application = New Outlook.Application()
            Dim oNS As Outlook.NameSpace = oApp.GetNamespace("mapi")
            oNS.Logon("Outlook", , False, True)
            Dim mainFolder As Outlook.MAPIFolder
            mainFolder = oNS.GetDefaultFolder(Outlook.OlDefaultFolders.olFolderContacts)
            Dim subFolder As Outlook.Folder
            For Each subFolder In mainFolder.Folders
                If subFolder.Name = TextBoxFolderName.Text Then
                    Dim _Contacts As Outlook.Items = subFolder.Items
                    Dim _Contact As Outlook.ContactItem
                    For Each _Contact In _Contacts
                        Dim istr As String = _Contact.FullName
                        Dim ilb As Object = _Contact.EntryID
                        'HOW DO I ITERATE THRU ALL COLUMNS / PROPERTIES INSTEAD OF STRONGLY TYPING EACH PROPERTY?
                    Next _Contact
                End If
            Next subFolder
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Question by:JWyrschSr
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ienaxxx earned 500 total points
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Hi, you should have a look at ItemProperties collection.

Here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa210924%28v=office.11%29.aspx


Using it you can simply have a collection of properties to iterate on.

HTH
Bye!
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by:JWyrschSr
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The link referred to was for email, not contacts.
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