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Adding and event handler on Item add RRS feed

  • Question

  • hi,

    I got a custom store with folders where I want to drag and drop mail items to from the inbox.
    I like to have and event whenever I drop a mail in the folders.
    How do I do this in vb.net


    thanks
    Wednesday, May 13, 2009 2:42 PM

Answers

  • Hi Steve,

    I assume you are working on a VSTO project, the code should like this:

     Dim items As Outlook.Items
    
        Private Sub ThisAddIn_Startup(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Startup
    
     
            Dim fld As Outlook.Folder
            fld = Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(Outlook.OlDefaultFolders.olFolderDrafts)
    
            items = fld.Items
            AddHandler items.ItemAdd, AddressOf Items_ItemAddxx
    
        End Sub
        Sub Items_ItemAddxx(ByVal Item As Object)
    
        End Sub

    everytime a new item added in Drafts folder of your Outlook the ItemAdd event triggers.

    Thanks


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    • Marked as answer by Tim Li Wednesday, May 20, 2009 2:00 AM
    Monday, May 18, 2009 9:52 AM