IAddrBook : IMAPIProp

Applies to: Outlook 2013 | Outlook 2016

Supports access to the MAPI address book and includes operations such as displaying common dialog boxes; opening containers, messaging users, and distribution lists; and performing name resolution.

Header file:
Mapix.h
Exposed by:
Address book objects
Implemented by:
MAPI
Called by:
Client applications, service providers
Interface identifier:
IID_IAddrBook
Pointer type:
LPADRBOOK
Transaction model:
Not writable

Vtable order

OpenEntry
Opens an address book entry and returns a pointer to an interface that can be used to access the entry.
CompareEntryIDs
Compares two entry identifiers that belong to a particular address book provider to determine whether they refer to the same address book object.
Advise
Registers a client or service provider to receive notifications about changes to one or more entries in the address book.
Unadvise
Cancels a notification registration previously established for an address book entry.
CreateOneOff
Creates an entry identifier for a one-off address.
NewEntry
Adds a new recipient to an address book container or to the recipient list of an outgoing message.
ResolveName
Performs name resolution, assigning entry identifiers to recipients in a recipient list.
Address
Displays the Outlook address book dialog box.
Details
Displays a dialog box that shows details about a particular address book entry.
RecipOptions
Not supported or documented.
QueryDefaultRecipOpt
Not supported or documented.
GetPAB
Returns the entry identifier of the container that is designated as the personal address book (PAB).
SetPAB
Designates a particular container as the personal address book (PAB).
GetDefaultDir
Returns the entry identifier for the initial address book container.
SetDefaultDir
Establishes the specified container as the default address book container that is initially made available.
GetSearchPath
Returns an ordered list of entry identifiers of the containers to be included in the name resolution process initiated by the ResolveName method.
SetSearchPath
Sets a new search path in the profile that is used for the name resolution process.
PrepareRecips
Prepares a recipient list for later use by the messaging system.

See also

MAPI Interfaces