RemoteItem object (Outlook)

Represents a remote item in an Inbox folder.

Remarks

The RemoteItem object is similar to the MailItem object, but it contains only the Subject, Received Date and Time, Sender, Size, and the first 256 characters of the body of the message. It is used to give someone connecting in remote mode enough information to decide whether or not to download the corresponding mail message. However, the headers in items contained in an Offline Folders file (.ost) cannot be accessed using the RemoteItem object.

Unlike other Microsoft Outlook objects, you cannot create this object. Remote items are created by Outlook automatically when you use a Remote Access System (RAS) connection. Each RemoteItem object created on the local system corresponds to a preexisting MailItem object on the remote system.

The RemoteItem object inherits a number of properties, methods, and events that, because of the nature of the object, have no function. The Object Browser shows these properties, methods, and events as belonging to the RemoteItem object, but trying to use them will produce no effect.

The methods that do not work for the RemoteItem object include Close, Copy, Display, Move, and Save.

The properties that do not work for the RemoteItem object include BillingInformation, Body, Categories, Companies, and Mileage.

The events that do not work for the RemoteItem object include Open, Close, Forward, Reply, ReplyAll, and Send.

Events

Name
AfterWrite
AttachmentAdd
AttachmentRead
AttachmentRemove
BeforeAttachmentAdd
BeforeAttachmentPreview
BeforeAttachmentRead
BeforeAttachmentSave
BeforeAttachmentWriteToTempFile
BeforeAutoSave
BeforeCheckNames
BeforeDelete
BeforeRead
Close
CustomAction
CustomPropertyChange
Forward
Open
PropertyChange
Read
ReadComplete
Reply
ReplyAll
Send
Unload
Write

Methods

Name
Close
Copy
Delete
Display
GetConversation
Move
PrintOut
Save
SaveAs
ShowCategoriesDialog

Properties

Name
Actions
Application
Attachments
AutoResolvedWinner
BillingInformation
Body
Categories
Class
Companies
Conflicts
ConversationID
ConversationIndex
ConversationTopic
CreationTime
DownloadState
EntryID
FormDescription
GetInspector
HasAttachment
Importance
IsConflict
ItemProperties
LastModificationTime
MarkForDownload
MessageClass
Mileage
NoAging
OutlookInternalVersion
OutlookVersion
Parent
PropertyAccessor
RemoteMessageClass
Saved
Sensitivity
Session
Size
Subject
TransferSize
TransferTime
UnRead
UserProperties

See also

Outlook Object Model Reference

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