ContactItem.BeforeCheckNames Event (Outlook)

Occurs just before Microsoft Outlook starts resolving names in the recipient collection for an item (which is an instance of the parent object).

Syntax

expression. BeforeCheckNames( _Cancel_ )

expression A variable that represents a ContactItem object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Cancel Required Boolean False when the event occurs. If the event procedure sets this argument to True , the name resolution process is not completed.

Remarks

You use the BeforeCheckNames event in VBScript, but the event does not fire when an e-mail name is resolved on the form.

The event does not fire under the following circumstances:

  • You customized a Journal Entry form and then resolved a contact in the Contacts field.

  • You customized a Contact form and then resolved a contact in the Contacts field.

  • You customized any type of form and Outlook automatically resolved the name in the background.

  • You programmatically created and resolved a recipient.

See also

ContactItem Object