The Existing Items Converter, also known as "Change Forms," is designed to make it easier to change the message class of items directly in Outlook. It replaces other utilities that are designed to accomplish the same task, such as the "Microsoft Word 97 Outlook Message Class document (Omsgclas.doc)" utility and various other Outlook form templates that are available for download from various Web sites.
Because the add-in is a COM add-in, it can only be used in Microsoft Outlook 2000. Outlook 97 and Outlook 98 do not support COM add-ins.
NOTE: Documentation for the Existing Items Converter is installed in the \Microsoft Office\Office\Addins folder and is named Changefmreadme.rtf.
For additional information about changing the Message Class field,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
201087 OL2000: How to Update Existing Items to Use a New Custom Form
For additional information about available resources and answersto commonly asked questions about Microsoft Outlook 2000 solutions,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
146636 OL2000: Questions About Custom Forms and Outlook Solutions