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Forms Property Viewer Outlook Form

This sample Microsoft Outlook 98/2000 form can be used to view all published forms of a particular forms library of an Microsoft Exchange Server or public/private folder. With the latest update it is now possible to display the forms last modification date/time and the modifier name:

Known Issues

This sample can only be used with Microsoft Outlook 98 installed in 'Corporate or Workgroup Mode', using the MAPI provider to access Microsoft Exchange Server.


Make sure that Microsoft Outlook 98/2000 is installed in Corporate or Workgroup mode and running properly, because CDO 1.2 is required to have access to the particular forms library. Also Outlook 98/2000 is required because the 'NameSpace.PickFolder' method is used to display a folder selection box.

After installing the Outlook security update this sample will stop working properly because of changes made by Microsoft. For more info on the Outlook security update please check Outlook e-mail Security Update

Note that the Office/Outlook 2000 setup does not install CDO 1.21 by default. You need to run the Office/Outlook 2000 setup and add CDO 1.21 as custom option.

Checked Build

If you would like to use this sample with another language version of Microsoft Exchange Server or Microsoft Outlook, it is possible that the sample will not work without modifications. Please consult the source code for more information. This sample is built and checked for a proper function using the following environment:

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, with Service Pack 4/5/6a, US English - International
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, with Service Pack 2/3, US English - International
  • Microsoft Outlook 98, with Security Patch 2 and Archive Patch, US English - International
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000, US English - International
Installation and Configuration
Component Description (12 Kbyte) Outlook form The Microsoft Outlook 98/2000 form, which can be used to view the content of a particular forms library of an Exchange Server or Outlook mailbox.

Click on the Outlook form template to start it and choose 'Enable Macros' if the macro warning dialog is displayed. To prevent the macro warning popup you can publish the form to the organization forms library on your Microsoft Exchange Server.

This form lets you select a particular forms library or public/private folder and displays all published forms of this library. If you select a form from the list of available forms the current properties are displayed. You can also open the specific form by clicking on an open button.