Open Attachment Dialog: 'If you continue, you'll lose changes'

The scenario goes like this: A user starts to compose a message and adds an attachment to the it. The user then opens the attachment and edits it. When Outlook's auto-save kicks in, an annoying and confusing warning message pops up telling the user that changes will be lost. If you continue, you'll lose your  

Understanding Outlook's Auto-Complete Cache (*.NK2)

Outlook stores recently used email addresses in a nickname or autocomplete cache. This article helps you understand how the nickname autocomplete cache works and explains remove names from this autocomplete list and where to find the list.

To Use Internet-Style Quoting

Internet-style quoting consists of putting a > or other character in front of the original message when you reply or forward it. Recipients can easily distinguish the original message from your comments. This method is preferred on many Internet mailing lists that transmit in plain text only The default setting in current versions of Outlook  

Setting Margins when Composing Email

I can tell when users upgrade to a new wide screen monitor because they ask how to set the margins in email. Composing an email on a wide screen with windows maximized is not the best experience because lines of text are very long. It's more comfortable to read and compose email when the text  

Check Message Size Before Sending

"Is there any way I can set up a warning (or possibly limit) on the size of file I can email? I'm guilty of accidentally sending 13mb files." Sure, you can use VBA to warn you. A very basic warning uses this simple code: This simple procedure checks for the presence of attachments and asks  

To Set the Default Fonts for WordMail

WordMail — the use of Microsoft Word as the editor in Microsoft Outlook — ignores the font settings in Tools | Options | Mail Format in Outlook. Instead, it has its own method for setting fonts. In Outlook 2007 and 2010, with only one editor, the fonts can be set using styles or in the