Application.GetObjectReference method (Outlook)

Creates a strong or weak object reference for a specified Outlook object.


expression. GetObjectReference( _Item_ , _ReferenceType_ )

expression An expression that returns an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Item Required Object The object from which to obtain a strong or weak object reference.
ReferenceType Required OlReferenceType The type of object reference.

Return value

An Object that represents a strong or weak object reference for the specified object.


This method returns a weak or strong object reference for the object specified in Item.


Outlook can fail to close successfully if an add-in retains strong object references. Always dereference a strong object reference once it is no longer needed by the add-in.

See also

Application Object

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