Outlook 2003-get prompted to save a copy of sent items to a user specified folder

I have a user who wants to be asked each time she sends an email if she would like to copy the sent item to one of her folders.  I searched and i found this:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Outlook/Q_10792521.html?query=outlook+prompt+sent+&clearTAFilter=true    (5 years ago, so i'm asking again)

I don't want to use rules and the "file,copy to folder" just puts a copy of the unsent message in the folder.  She wants, instead of it going to sent items, prompt her to put the record of the sent item in one of her folders.

Anyone know of any utilites or anything that could accomplish this?

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David Scott, MCSENetwork AdministratorAsked:
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Aland CoonsSystems EngineerCommented:
You would need to write a vbscript to perform that function.

You could then modify the mail form so a "Send" button executes your script.

I'm not a programmer but the basic flow would be:
1) Ask if you want to keep a copy in a folder (if not jump to final step, if yes proceed to next step)
2) Select the appropriate folder
3) Copy the email to the folder
4) and finally Send the email
David Scott, MCSENetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
yeah, I'm not going to get into scripting.  i was hoping there was an add-on or a utility that would do it.

Rules or scripting are your only options here...
We have a couple of really good Outlook coders here that I'm sure could handle this...Outlook VBA though, turns my stomach... :$
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I found this solution online.  It works only on Exchange and I didn't see if you stated so but since you said "I have a user" i'm thinking it is an Exchange system.  You also stated you did not want a scripting solution but it is complete so maybe it will help.  Discussion question and solution:


Online code: http://www.outlookcode.com/codedetail.aspx?id=620

I did look for an addin and could not find one that will do what you want.  My opinion is that I would use the rules.  You can set a rule based on subject such as Sales, Marketing, etc. rather than recipeints perhaps to make a copy to the specified folders.  Hope this helps.

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David Scott, MCSENetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
looks good but once i copy and paste the code into the script editor where do i save it?

oh yeah--i'm on exchange 03
David Scott, MCSENetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks KauaiDawn,

I already told her to cc herself on outbound messages as discussed as one option in the first link.

I tried the code from the second post and so far it doesn't do anything but i posted on that outlookcode site, they should be able to help me get it working

Your welcome.  Glad I could help.  KauaiDawn
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