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Outlook 2010: MAPI Reference

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  • Version: Aug09
  • Category: SDK
  • Language: English

The Microsoft Outlook 2010 Messaging API (MAPI) Reference provides the messaging architecture for Microsoft Outlook 2010.

  • MAPI for Outlook 2010 provides a set of interfaces, functions, and other data types to facilitate the development of Outlook 2010 messaging applications. Applications and transports use MAPI to manipulate e-mail data, to create e-mail messages and the folders to store them in, and to support notifications of changes to existing MAPI-related data.

    The Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference contains documentation for the following MAPI updates:
    • Support for 64-bit Outlook.
    • Fast shutdown support for MAPI clients.
    • A stream structure for field definitions for an Outlook item.
    • An additional 38 tagged properties and named properties.
    • The option to link explicitly to MAPI functions.


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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

    • This documentation download pertains to the following Microsoft Office applications:
      • Microsoft Office 2010
      • Microsoft Outlook 2010

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