Dmitry Kostochko

Video HowTo: Outlook Explorer regions – DockRight region (VB.NET)

The DockRight region is a special region type that is supported by Outlook 2007 and 2010 only. It is located on the right of the To-Do bar. In this video how-to we are going to create a new DockRight region and bind it to Outlook folders containing Mail, Appointment, Contacts and Task items.

In the coding part, we handle the ADXFolderSwitch event, get access to the current folder and display the default type of Outlook items contained in a given folder.

Note.This region has some limitations. It cannot be minimized or hidden. Also, the minimal width of the DockRight region is 74 pixels.

Let’s see how it works:

This sample video was captured in Visual Studio 2010 (VB.NET) with Add-in Express 2010 for Office and .net.

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