How to use a VBA macro recorded in Microsoft Word to apply formatting in an Outlook email message.
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Use Word Macro to Apply Formatting to Outlook Email
Choose the account to send a reply from
By default, Outlook always replies to and forwards mail using the account the message arrived on. Most of the time, this is how most of us want Outlook to handle our accounts. But there are times when you might want to send the reply from a different account. We show you how to do this.
How to backup and save your Outlook VBA macros
How to backup and save Microsoft Outlook VBA Macros.
Move messages CC'd to an address
The scripts on this page move Outlook messages that were CC'd to an Exchange DL to a subfolder of the Inbox.
Copy: is prefixed to the Subject of a Meeting
Beginning with Outlook 2007 SP2, "Copy:" is added to the subject line of a meeting that is copied from a shared calendar. Workarounds are available.
Set an expiration date on all messages you send
How to use VBA to automatically add an expiration date to all messages you send using Microsoft Outlook.
Check for missing attachments before sending a message
How to make Outlook warn you about possible missing attachments before sending a message.
Create a custom Send to... shortcut
How to create your own send to shortcut that uses your Outlook stationery and signature. Customize the shortcuts to include the email addresses and more.
Foward a message and CC the original recipients
A visitor to the Microsoft Answers forum asked about forwarding a message and automatically CCing it to the original recipients.
Create tasks for outlook.com and a second Tasks folder
This VBA code sample is the result of a discussion in the Microsoft Answers forum. Because of recent changes at Outlook.com, tasks, appointments, and contacts do not support attachments. You can add attachments to the items in Outlook 2013, but the attachments are hidden.
Shortcuts to open Outlook folders
Outlook doesn't support creating shortcuts to folder on the Quick Access toolbar (QAT) or ribbon, but you can put macro on the QAT or ribbon that opens a folder.
The Attachment Size Exceeds the Allowable Limit Error
Users who have recurring appointments or meetings in their calendar cannot modify that meeting or event. When they attempt to open the event, they receive an error: "The attachment size exceeds the allowable limit". They may not see attachments on the event.