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Which Email is selected

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Joined: 2014-01-05
How do I know which email is selected, I perform various functions with emails whether they be in explorer or inspector windows.

Say I have an inspector window opened and I receive a new email, technically the new email becomes the currently selected email, how can I avoid this.


Posted 19 Jan, 2015 03:30:03 Top
Andrei Smolin

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Hello Tom,

When you select an email, the SelectionChange event occurs on the Explorer object representing the Outlook Explorer window in which you select the email. In add-in Express, this email is mapped to the ExplorerSelectionChange event of the Outlook Events component; you need to put it onto the add-in module.

Starting from Outlook 2010, you can manipulate the selection programmatically, see Explorer.AddToSelection(), Explorer.RemoveFromSelection() and Explorer.ClearSelection() methods.

See also http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff868732%28v=office.15%29.aspx.

Regards from Belarus (GMT+3),

Andrei Smolin
Add-in Express Team Leader
Posted 19 Jan, 2015 04:16:03 Top