DistListItem.DownloadState Property (Outlook)

Returns a constant that belongs to the OlDownloadState enumeration indicating the download state of the item. Read-only.


expression. DownloadState

expression A variable that represents a DistListItem object.


The following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example searches through the user's Inbox for items that have not yet been fully downloaded. If any not yet fully downloaded items are found, a message is displayed to the user, and the item is marked for download.

Sub DownloadItems() 
 Dim mpfInbox As Outlook.Folder 
 Dim objItems As Outlook.Items 
 Dim obj As Object 
 Dim i As Integer 
 Dim iCount As Integer 
 Set mpfInbox = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI").GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox) 
 Set objItems = mpfInbox.Items 
 iCount = objItems.Count 
 'Loop all items in the Inbox folder 
 For i = 1 To iCount 
 Set obj = objItems.Item(i) 
 'Verify if the state of the item is olHeaderOnly 
 If obj.DownloadState = olHeaderOnly Then 
 MsgBox "This item has not been fully downloaded." 
 'Mark the item to be downloaded 
 obj.MarkForDownload = olMarkedForDownload 
 End If 
End Sub

See also

DistListItem Object