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Work with contact items

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The ContactItem class contains the methods and properties you use to perform tasks with contacts.

Task Procedure
Retrieve all contacts whose last name contains a specified string. How to: Programmatically access Outlook contacts
Search for a contact by first and last name. How to: Programmatically search for a specific contact
Create a new contact and fill in contact information. How to: Programmatically add an entry to Outlook contacts
Search for contacts whose e-mail address contains a specific domain. How to: Programmatically search for an email address in contacts
Delete a contact that has a specified name. How to: Programmatically delete Outlook contacts

For more information about Outlook tasks and the Outlook object model, see Outlook object model overview.

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