Use a macro to apply categories assigned to a contact to the messages they send you.
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Articles with VBA code samples
Listed below are the most recently published (or updated) articles in our Developer section. A complete list of all articles in the Outlook Developer section is in the Outlook Developer Index. A list of all Slipstick.com articles containing VBA code samples can be found in the VBA Samples Index.
Categorize Messages using Contact Category
Apply Outlook Stationery to Replies and Forwards
Although Outlook doesn't include a way to use stationery with replies and forwards, you can use a macro to insert stationery into a reply or forward. You can also use the macro to insert a boilerplate text file.
Create a New Message using an HTML File or Stationery
How to create a new message using Stationery or any HTML file using the standard commands of More Stationery or Insert > Insert as Text command. You can also use a macro to create the message.
Filter and Save Contacts to a CSV File
How to use a macro to filter and export Outlook Contacts to a CSV file.
Add Secure to the Message Subject before Sending
Several users asked me how to add secure to the message subject before sending the message. I need a way to change the subject of an email after I hit send. Specific example: If I have a subject that says "meeting", after I hit send I would like the subject to be automatically changed to
Receive a Reminder When a Message Doesn't Arrive?
Use a run a script rule to set reminders to alert you if a new message (such as routine server alerts) doesn't arrive within a specified time.
Create a Series of Tasks Leading up to an Appointment
The code sample on this page creates tasks from a selected appointment, with each task due in the days leading up to the appointment.
Using Voting Buttons in Email
I had a few questions about Outlook's voting buttons this week. Several users wondered why the voting buttons weren't working on messages sent to addresses outside of the company. When you add voting buttons to an email, the message is sent using Rich Text Format (RTF). Because only Outlook can decode RTF messages, many Exchange
Delegates, Meeting Requests, and Rules
How to use a run a script rule in Outlook to add a category to delegated meetings.
How to Create Messages Using Data in an Excel File
Create Outlook email messages using data contained in an Excel workbook OR CSV file.
Add BCM Account name to Contact's Company field
A user decided the BCM was overkill for his needs and wanted to move his 5000 Business Contacts into Outlook Contacts before upgrading to Office 365. The only issue was keeping the contact associated with the Account name it was assigned to in BCM. The Company name field was suitable, but he needed to update
Run Rules Now using a Macro
How to use a macro to run Outlook's rules on demand or triggered by a reminder.