Tag Archive for custom forms

Remove the To field from an Outlook message form

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Sometimes we get some interesting questions and the solution, while not useful to everyone, is worth mentioning. This is one of those questions. I must use the BCC most of the time because of confidentiality reasons. I have made mistakes a couple of times when I entered the email addresses of more than one recipient…

Using Microsoft Outlook's Forms Designer

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You can use the Forms designer to design custom forms for Outlook. To open it, open any new form then go to Tools, Forms, Forms Designer (in older versions of Outlook). In Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010, you need to show the Developer ribbon before you can open the form in design mode.  Outlook 2010: go…

Publishing Microsoft Outlook "Application farm" Custom Forms

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Installing custom forms from the Microsoft Application farm isn't hard. In most cases, it's as easy as opening the form, or was until Outlook security was tightened down. Now you need to publish the forms yourself. It's still easy but requires a few more steps and a few minutes of your time. Download and run…

Tip 433: See Replied to Time

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Would you like to be able to see the time you replied to or forwarded a message in your message list view? You can, using an Extension form configuration file (*.CFG) that exposes the hidden Extended MAPI property PR_LAST_VERB_EXECUTED, which holds the replied to/forwarded times. The best part is, you don't need to have a…

Tip 202: Publishing Custom Forms Questions

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Q: I tried the date form sample on your site and it doesn't work. A: Forms containing scripts must be published. This prevents someone from sending you a form containing virus-like scripts. The scripts won't work unless you publish the form. You won't be warned that it needs to be published, so if a form…