Attaching a File or an Outlook Item to an Outlook Message

Attaching a file to a Microsoft Outlook mail item is one of the most popular customer actions in Outlook.   Naturally, many power users also ask how to do this programmatically. The Outlook object model provides the Attachment  object, Attachments.Add  method, and an Attachments property for each of the Outlook item objects  (for example, mail, appointment, contact, meeting, and task items), to support adding an attachment to an Outlook item

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Attaching a File or an Outlook Item to an Outlook Message

Developing a provider for the Outlook Social Connector version 1.1

Following the release of the Outlook Social Connector (OSC) version 1.1 and the availability of new and updated providers , we have released a set of updated and expanded content for developers. The Outlook Social Connector 1.1 Provider Reference incorporates content from OSC 1.0 with new additions for OSC 1.1.

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Developing a provider for the Outlook Social Connector version 1.1

Using the contact card to learn who someone is

Have you ever received an email message from someone that you don’t know and struggled desperately to figure out who they are? Luckily, when your organization upgrades to Microsoft Outlook 2010 you’ll have quicker access to information about your co-workers without leaving your Inbox

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Using the contact card to learn who someone is

Send Text Messages Using Outlook 2010

With Microsoft Outlook 2010, you can stay connected beyond just e-mail messages. Sending and receiving text messages (SMS) in Microsoft Outlook 2010 is a convenient way to send a quick note to say you are running late, a reminder to a co-worker, or just to say Happy New Year! With text messaging in Outlook 2010, you can also forward your upcoming Outlook schedule or important e-mail messages directly to your mobile device as a text message — a great way to stay connected when you are on the go. Getting Started There are two ways to set up text messaging in Outlook 2010

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Send Text Messages Using Outlook 2010

To-Do Bar Improvements in Outlook 2010

In earlier posts about the To-Do Bar you provided us a lot of great feedback. You might wonder what To-Do Bar improvements were made in Microsoft Outlook 2010. We want to present a brief overview of the work that we have done, based on your feedback, to make the To-Do Bar more useful.

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It’s About Time! Outlook 2010 Will Support Multiple Exchange Accounts

outlook2010I have always wanted to use multiple Exchange accounts within Outlook without setting up multiple profiles. It looks like Microsoft is set to make life a bit easier for me and 1000s of others.

Check out the news from the Outlook team’s blog.

 

One caveat is that Outlook 2010 will only support 3 Exchange accounts. Still, 3 is better than one…for lots of things…like say, chocolate chip cookies.

Introducing MailTips

How often have you sent a message to someone only to receive an Out of Office message in reply a moment later? Or (like me) you might have sent a message to a Contact Group, only to find out too late that group contained hundreds of people – when it happened to me I surely wished I had known in advance.

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Introducing MailTips