_MailItem.AddBusinessCard(ContactItem) _MailItem.AddBusinessCard(ContactItem) _MailItem.AddBusinessCard(ContactItem) Method

Definition

Appends contact information based on the Electronic Business Card (EBC) associated with the specified ContactItem object to the MailItem object.

public:
 void AddBusinessCard(Microsoft::Office::Interop::Outlook::ContactItem ^ contact);
public void AddBusinessCard (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.ContactItem contact);
Public Sub AddBusinessCard (contact As ContactItem)

Parameters

contact
ContactItem ContactItem ContactItem

The contact item from which to obtain the business card information.

Remarks

This method adds contact information, generated from the information stored in the ContactItem object, to the existing MailItem object. The information included depends on the value of the BodyFormat property for the MailItem object:

Property valueResult
olFormatPlainA vCard (.vcf) file is created and added to the Attachments collection of the MailItem object.
olFormatRichTextA vCard (.vcf) file is created and added to the Attachments collection of the MailItem object.
olFormatHTMLAn image of the business card is generated and included in the Body property of the MailItem object, and a vCard (.vcf) file is created and added to the Attachments collection of the MailItem object.

Note: The attached vCard file contains only the contact information included in the Electronic Business Card associated with the ContactItem object. Any contact information not displayed in the Electronic Business Card is excluded from the vCard file.

Applies to