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Creating a Form Configuration File

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Applies to: Outlook 2013 | Outlook 2016Applies to: Outlook 2013 | Outlook 2016

A form configuration file provides information about a form both to the form manager being used and to client applications. A form configuration file contains an extensive specification for a form, including the properties published by the form for use by messaging clients, the verbs implemented by the form, and the platforms supported by the form.

A form configuration file is a file with a .cfg extension, and has a format similar to a Windows initialization file -Text file with a number of sections.Each section begins with a section name, enclosed in square brackets.Each section begins with a section name, enclosed in square brackets Each section contains one or more lines that define values ​​and settings relevant to that section. Values ​​have one of the following types:

  • StringString

  • Displayed string

  • Platform string

  • Path name

  • Whole numberInteger


For more information about the sections of a .cfg file, see File Format of Form Configuration Files.

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Developing MAPI Form Servers