How to inspect Outlook Option

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Mark B

VSTO OL2007 C#

How do I inspect the:

Tools>>, Options, Mail Format, Compose In This Message Format, [HTML, Rich

Text, Plain Text] option?

Also I am guessing that even if this is at HTML, the user can do an adhoc

change on a particular email from HTML to plain text? If so, how could we

determine what format they are sending in?
 
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Ken Slovak - [MVP - Outlook]

You can only get that startup value from the registry. If the user changes

it during the session the changed value will be written back to the registry

but Outlook will work from a memory cached value. And of course a user could

change the format at any time up to when they send the item on a one-off

basis.

In addition, the format can also be changed at sending time by Outlook

depending on settings related to each recipient in the address book (send in

RTF, let Outlook decide, etc.) and in the option settings for Internet

emails, and if using Exchange based on the Exchange settings for sending

various formats over the Internet.

In the item.Send() event (or any other time) you can read the

item.BodyFormat property to see what's been set, but you have to understand

that can be changed based on all the settings I referenced.

"Mark B" <none123@none.com> wrote in message

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> VSTO OL2007 C#

> How do I inspect the:

> Tools>>, Options, Mail Format, Compose In This Message Format, [HTML, Rich
> Text, Plain Text] option?

> Also I am guessing that even if this is at HTML, the user can do an adhoc
> change on a particular email from HTML to plain text? If so, how could we
> determine what format they are sending in?
 
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