E-mail Composing

Adding header text or a top-banner to all outgoing mail

Adding a banner at the top of your message isn’t as easy as adding a signature at the bottom. This guide provides several approaches how to add a top banner with the available Outlook features but also includes a VBA macro solution to fully automate adding the banner to your outgoing emails in a non-intrusive way.

Send As a Delegate or a Distribution Group by default

Do you need to Send As or On Behalf Of another mailbox or distribution group more often than from your own mailbox address? This guide guide instructs how you can set a different default From address.

Always Reply in HTML

The macro in this guide will let you reply in the HTML format as easy as pressing a “Reply in HTML” button. This reply will also directly include your HTML signature so there is no need to re-insert that afterwards.

Add Instant Messaging links to your Signature

You can include special links to your signature which will allow the receiver of the message to directly add to or contact you via an Instant Messaging client such as Windows Live Messenger or Skype.

Setting up a Corporate Signature

Are you in a corporate environment and want to control the signatures of the users or add a disclaimer to all outgoing emails? This guide discusses various Outlook and Exchange level solutions which you can use to standardize signatures and to use information stored in Active Directory to construct them.

Working with message templates

Outlook offers several methods to work with message templates to be more productive in any situation. This guide discusses the various methods and some tips to get you started with.

Send as PDF with original

You can send your current Office document (Word, Excel or PowerPoint) directly as an attachment of a new email. You can also choose to send it as a pdf-file. However, in some cases it is convenient to send both which is cumbersome to do. With this macro, we create a button that automates this task and creates a new mail message with the current document attached in both its orignal format and as pdf-file.

Mail Merge: Automatically generate and send personalized emails

Learn how to send many personalized emails in one go by doing a mail merge.

Creating, using and managing Signatures

Creating the signature you want with for example a company logo in it can be quite of a hassle. Learn both the basics and advanced examples on creating a signature in Outlook.

Send Word Document As Email

This code has been written for Word and Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 and mimics the mail document in-line feature to allow you to use additional features in Outlook when sending a document in-line.