Outlook Solutions

How to Prevent User from Sending Out a Specific Email in Outlook

Using Outlook VBA, learn how to restrict an email being sent out from the user’s Outlook account if specific words are contained in the email body or subject. Identify the Outlook Event to Block the Emails There is often a very pressing requirement of not letting the email sent out from the user’s account, if a specific criterion is met. To be more precise, in large organizations, where data confidentiality is an important concern, the organization might want to block the outgoing...

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How to Auto Assign a Color Category to New Appointments via Outlook VBA

Many users prefer to manage Outlook appointments by “Color Category” . So they hope that Outlook can auto categorize new appointments. This article will introduce how to realize it. The article “How to Auto Categorize Appointments in Outlook Calendar” introduces a workaround. It uses Conditional Formatting to color code the appointments. Actually it just assigns a color to the item, not uses color category. Besides, Conditional Formatting relies on view settings. That is to say,...

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2 Methods to Quickly Count the Selected Items in Outlook

Sometimes you may want to count the total number of selected items in Outlook. It is too time-consuming to count them one by one. This article will introduce 2 quick means. As usual, you can easily get the total number of the items in the current folder by referring to the number on the status bar. But if you would like to quickly get the number of currently selected items, the status bar will be helpless. You should utilize other approaches. Here we will exhibit 2 fast techniques. Both of...

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