In-line reply style in Outlook

Sunday, January 18. 2009

I've been forced to use MS Outlook as a mail client for some years now. For my work, I tend to communicate with Open Source software developers and mailinglists quite often. Needless to say, the Outlook reply style and HTML formatting of messages is not really compatible with that.

To overcome this, I've been using a VBA macro to create a special ReplyToAll button. Today, I've perfected this macro and I'm publishing it for others to use.

The macro has the following features:

  1. Reply in Plain Text automatically
  2. Set Reply Style to use '>' indenting, a.k.a. in-line reply style
  3. Get rid of automatic signature that Outlook may insert into the reply
  4. Remove the Outlook Reply header and replace with "On <DATE>, <NAME> wrote:"

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EuroOSCON 2006

Friday, September 22. 2006

I've just returned from three days of Open Source Software and a lot of networking. My collegue Edwin and me have visited the The 2006 O'Reilly European Open Source Convention in Brussels.


During the three days of sessions, we've learned a lot and have met some very interesting people. In this article, I'll try to summarize the highlights...

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