How to detect auto-resolved items with the Extended MAPI property in Outlook 2003

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INTRODUCTION

New conflict-resolution features that intelligently resolve items with conflicting edits have been introduced with Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. This article describes how to detect these auto-resolved items with the Extended MAPI property.

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Outlook 2003 has implemented a new Extended MAPI property that is defined as follows:
#define PR_CONFLICT_ITEMS	PROP_TAG(PT_MV_BINARY, 0x1098)
The Extended MAPI property is present in all items that are involved in a conflict auto-resolution. The contents of the Extended MAPI property depend on the auto-resolution status of the item as follows:
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Auto-resolved "winner"PR_CONFLICT_ITEMS contains a list of entry IDs of the auto-resolved "losers."
Auto-resolved "loser"PR_CONFLICT_ITEMS contains the entry ID of the auto-resolved "winner."

You can determine if an item is the "winner" or the "loser" by noticing where the item is located. If the item is in the Conflicts folder in the mailbox of the user, the item is the "loser." If the item is anywhere else, the item is the "winner."

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Article ID: 837364 - Last Review: September 4, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
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  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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