Re: Programming custom Categories into Master Categories List

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Where is the master categories list stored in outlook 2007 ?

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:


> The user's Master Category List is held in the Windows registry in versions before Outlook 2007, so you'd use registry methods, not Outlook techniques. See http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/olcat.htm

> > Sue Mosher
> Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx

> "John E." <je.lodestar@comcast.net> wrote in message news:1BDA000E-86E6-4D80-9C8D-B7FC22D34B75@microsoft.com...
> >I need to embed some code in my folder based application that will insert
> > custom Categories into the Outlook Master Categories List. The source of the
> > custom Categories are a set of string records in an Excel Spread sheet. I
> > know how to load the strings from the spreadsheet and have studied Sue
> > Mosher's technique in section 6.6 of her book that uses the Split/Join
> > functions and arrays, but that only inserts a category in place of an
> > existing category in an item...not in the Master Category List. Can anyone
> > advise me or point me to how to do this? I can't find any references on
> > program access or the object model for accessing the Master Category List.
> > > > John E.

>
 

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See:

http://www.vboffice.net/en/articles/outlook-categories#t6

Best regards

Michael Bauer

Am Sun, 29 Mar 2009 20:46:06 -0700 schrieb gdk:


> Where is the master categories list stored in outlook 2007 ?

> "Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:
>
> > The user's Master Category List is held in the Windows registry in


versions before Outlook 2007, so you'd use registry methods, not Outlook

techniques. See http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/olcat.htm
>

>> > > Sue Mosher
> > Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> > http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> > and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> > Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> > http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx
>

>> "John E." <je.lodestar@comcast.net> wrote in message


news:1BDA000E-86E6-4D80-9C8D-B7FC22D34B75@microsoft.com...
> >>I need to embed some code in my folder based application that will insert
> >> custom Categories into the Outlook Master Categories List. The source


of the
> >> custom Categories are a set of string records in an Excel Spread sheet.


I
> >> know how to load the strings from the spreadsheet and have studied Sue
> >> Mosher's technique in section 6.6 of her book that uses the Split/Join
> >> functions and arrays, but that only inserts a category in place of an
> >> existing category in an item...not in the Master Category List. Can


anyone
> >> advise me or point me to how to do this? I can't find any references


on
> >> program access or the object model for accessing the Master Category


List.
> >> > >> John E.

> >
 
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