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Today I ran into a problem with Outlook COM Automation which didn't allow me to access an existing running Outlook instance via GETOBJECT(). Turns out running as Administrator was causing the problem.
I've been doing a bunch of string parsing in the last few weeks as part of new Html Help Builder and Web Connection features and one thing I've repeatedly run into is the need to parse strings and tokenize subsections of strings for temporary exclusion for other processing. In this post I describe a couple of useful helpers that save a lot of time extracting string values and tokenizing a string for post processing.


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