Microsoft KB Archive/169751

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Article ID: 169751

Article Last Modified on 2/12/2007


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q169751


This article lists all of the known documentation errors in the Microsoft Outlook Visual Basic Help file (Vbaoutl.hlp), which describes the Outlook object model.


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Help Topic - Add Method (Recipients Collection) Example

The line of code:

   Set myRecipient.Type = olCC

Should read:

   myRecipient.Type = olCC

Help Topic - Recipients Collection Object

The two lines of code that read:

   Set myRecipient = myItem.Recipients.Add "Jon Grande"

Should read:

   Set myRecipient = myItem.Recipients.Add("Jon Grande")

Help Topic - Recipients Object

This topic has the same problem as "Recipients Collection Object" above.

Help Topic - CreateItemFromTemplate Method Example

The line of code:

   Set myOlApp = CreateObject("Outlook Application")

Should read:

   Set myOlApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")

Help Topic - SentOnBehalfOfName Property

The Outlook Visual Basic Help file (Vbaoutl.hlp) incorrectly states that the SentOnBehalfOfName property is read-only.

When you use Microsoft Visual Basic Script with Outlook 97, you should use the SentOnBehalfOfName property to set the "From" field on a form.

For more information on setting a From field, please see the following article(s)in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

168022 OL97: How to Set a Form's From Field Using VBScript

Help Topic - NoteItem and ReportItem Objects

The NoteItem and ReportItem objects do not support any events, although the Help file has cross-references that imply they do.

Help Topic - CustomerID Property

This property is read-write, not read-only.


For more information on installing the Vbaoutl.hlp Help file, please see the following article(s)in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

166738 "OL97: How to Install Visual Basic Help"

For more information about creating solutions with Microsoft Outlook 97, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

166368 OL97: How to Get Help Programming with Outlook

170783 OL97: Q&A: Questions about Customizing or Programming Outlook

Additional query words: OutSol OutSol97

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