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The IFormProvider interface provides read message forms and compose message forms, in addition to message status icons.

Note   The IFormProvider interface is available only on Pocket PC and Smartphone 2002. For Windows Mobile 2003 and later, use the IFormProviderEx interface.

When to Implement

Implement IFormProvider whenever you extend the functionality of the Windows Mobile Messaging application with your own plug-in.

When to Use

Use IFormProvider to create new messages and to read incoming messages.

Methods in Vtable Order

IFormProvider methods Description
GetMsgStatusIconIndex Returns the index to the appropriate icon in the symbol bitmap for the form library.
ComposeMessageForm Creates the compose message form.
CreateReadForm Creates the read message form (for displaying the message).

Nonvirtual Members

IFormProvider members Description
FORMTYPE Enumeration used by the IFormProvider::ComposeMessageForm method to specify the type of message to compose.


Pocket PC: Pocket PC 2002 and later
Smartphone: Smartphone 2002 and later
OS Versions: Windows CE 3.0 and later
Header: cemapi.h
Library: cemapi.lib

See Also

MAPI Interfaces | Messaging

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