_Items.Add Method

Creates a new Outlook item in the Items collection for the folder.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.dll)


<DispIdAttribute()> _
Function Add ( _
    Type As Object _
) As Object
Dim instance As _Items
Dim Type As Object
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.Add(Type)
Object Add(
    Object Type


  • Type
    Type: System.Object

    The Outlook item type for the new item. Specifies a MessageClass to create custom forms. Can be one of the following OlItemType constants: olAppointmentItem, olContactItem, olJournalItem, olMailItem, olNoteItem, olPostItem, or olTaskItem,, or any valid message class.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object value that represents the new Outlook item.


If not specified, the Type property of the Outlook item defaults to the type of the folder or to MailItem if the parent folder is not typed.

See Also


_Items Interface

_Items Members

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook Namespace