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Reading and Writing Messages in Outlook Express

, 27 Mar 2006
This article was done to provide an example of IStoreNamespace / IStoreFolder.
/* $Id: DemoDlg.cpp,v 1.3 2005/08/16 17:15:09 pyabo Exp $
 * Author: Pablo Yabo (
 * Copyright (c) 2004-2006 Nektra S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 * All rights reserved.
 * You may modify and/or integrate this code into your commercial software
 * keeping this notice.

#if !defined(AFX_MSGDIALOG_H__59268260_5287_4F43_9DF9_3BA3E797EA3D__INCLUDED_)
#define AFX_MSGDIALOG_H__59268260_5287_4F43_9DF9_3BA3E797EA3D__INCLUDED_

#if _MSC_VER > 1000
#pragma once
#endif // _MSC_VER > 1000
// MsgDialog.h : header file

#include "msoeapi.h"

// CMsgDlg dialog

class CMsgDlg : public CDialog
// Construction
	CMsgDlg(CWnd* pParent = NULL);   // standard constructor

// Dialog Data
	enum { IDD = IDD_MSG_DIALOG };
	CListBox	m_listMsg;

// Overrides
	// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides
	virtual void DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX);    // DDX/DDV support

// Implementation

	Set the folder associated to this dialog.
	The IStoreNamespace is not released.
	void SetFolder(IStoreNamespace *pSN, STOREFOLDERID dwFolderId);

	Put messages of the folder in the list box.
	void UpdateMessages();

	Mark the selected message as read or unread.
	void MarkSelection(BOOL asRead);

	Copy or Move the selected message.
	void CopyMoveMessage(BOOL move);

	IStoreFolder *m_pStoreFolder;
	IStoreNamespace *m_pStoreNamespace;
	CString m_dlgTitle;

	// Generated message map functions
	virtual BOOL OnInitDialog();
	afx_msg void OnCopy();
	afx_msg void OnCreate();
	afx_msg void OnDelete();
	afx_msg void OnMove();
	afx_msg void OnMarkRead();
	afx_msg void OnMarkUnread();
	afx_msg void OnView();
	afx_msg void OnButtonViewBodies();

// Microsoft Visual C++ will insert additional declarations immediately before the previous line.

#endif // !defined(AFX_MSGDIALOG_H__59268260_5287_4F43_9DF9_3BA3E797EA3D__INCLUDED_)

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About the Author

Pablo Yabo
Technical Lead
Argentina Argentina
Pablo Yabo is a Software Developer since he was young, specialized in system internals.
In 2003 years ago founded with Sebastian Wain a Company named Nektra specialized in Outlook Express and Outlook Plugin Development.
Now there is a new Windows Live Mail API 2011 / 2009 that works on all the platforms Windows 7, Vista and XP
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