Sample Outlook COM Add-in in Delphi (VCL) with Source Code
Add-in Express Toys™ VCL
Add-in Express Toys VCL is a free sample Microsoft Outlook COM add-in / plugin developed in Delphi that is intended to show general approaches to Outlook programming. With this Outlook addin you can examine real Internet headers and the body of e-mail messages in the RAW format. The plugin creates its own command bars in Outlook Explorer and Outlook Inspector command bars, accesses Outlook objects via Outlook Object Model and Extended MAPI and adds custom option and property pages to the main Options dialog box.
The addin is based on Add-in Express VCL Edition and Delphi 7. It supports Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2002 (XP), 2003 and higher.
How Add-in Express Automates Outlook in Delphi
If you are engaged in developing Outlook COM add-ins, then you would obviously agree that this is one of the worst programming tasks possible. And the most complex part of creating such add-ins is dreadful COM complexities to deal with. Add-in Express VCL can considerably facilitate this process. It is a Delphi component set designed specially for creating COM add-ins / plugins for Outlook. Add-in Express allows you to:
Add-in Express gives a developer one entry point to all Outlook objects in the regular way (through TOutlookApplication), and allows to handle Outlook events. Add-in Express supports Delphi 7 - XE7. So, if you need to integrate with Outlook, or with MS Office in general, check out Add-in Express for Office and Delphi VCL.
Download Delphi Outlook COM Add-in
Please note compiled binaries are not included in the setup package of the Add-in Express Toys VCL. You need Add-in Express VCL Edition to compile this sample Outlook add-in.
Add-in Express Toys VCL Toolbar
Add-in Express Toys VCL for Outlook adds to Outlook a new folder specific toolbar with tree buttons:
The buttons are: