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I want to get outlook senders name and senders email address from my c# windows application.
below is my code but it returns errors. please help me.

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.Application oApp = new  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.Application();
Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.MailItem oMsg = (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.MailItem)oApp.CreateItem(Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.OlItemType.olMailItem);
                MessageBox.Show(oMsg.SenderName.ToString()); // here is the error
                MessageBox.Show(oMsg.SenderEmailAddress.ToString()); // here is the error

Posted 10-Apr-13 23:31pm
Edited 11-Apr-13 6:26am
Maciej Los210.1K
Bernhard Hiller 11-Apr-13 9:04am
You create a new message object - consequently, the properties SenderName and SenderEmailAddress are not yet set.
If you want to get the sender of an existing email, you must create a MailItem obejct with that email.
Or is it something else you want to get?

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Solution 1

First of all, read Bernard Hiller comment.

See this:
Outlook 2013:[^]
Outlook 2003:[^]

Set myOlApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set myNamespace = myOlApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")
Set myFolder = myNamespace.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
Set myItem = myFolder.Items(2)

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