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Fields Property

Fields Property

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The Fields collection for the object. This property is read-only.

Applies To

IMessage Interface

IWorkflowMessage Interface

Type Library

Microsoft CDO for Exchange 2000 Library

DLL Implemented In



[Visual Basic]Property Fields As ADODB.Fields

[C++]HRESULT get_Fields(Fields** pVal);


  • pVal
    Returned reference to the Fields collection of the object.


The Fields property obtains a collection of Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) Field objects, each of which contains a field relating to the message.

Note   When you use the ADO Fields.Update method, field values are updated only in memory. You must call Save Method to save the changes to the Exchange store. To get the IDataSource interface, use the GetInterface method on the Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) object.


This example determines how many fields a message has.

Dim iMsg As New CDO.Message Dim collFields As Fields Set collFields = iMsg.Fields

If collFields.Count = 0 Then MsgBox "Fields collection is empty" Else MsgBox "Message has " & collFields.Count & " fields" End If

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