Default Reply to address

When composing an email message, I can hit "OPTIONS" and enter a different email address under "Have replies sent to:" so that when the recipient replies it goes to my home email which is a yahoo account.   This works great- but I have to remember to do it with each message.  If I want to have that alternate address as the "reply to" for all of my composed emails- is there a way to make the option permanent?

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snyperjAsked:
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war1Commented:
snyperj, you may need to be in an Administrator to make the changes.  Ask your IT department.
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war1Commented:
Greetings, snyperj !

In each account setting of Outlook, change the Reply-To address to your Yahoo email address.

Best wishes!
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
I am not sure what you mean by "each account setting ".  Also- I am using Outlook 2000 if that has any bearing ( I meant to include that in my initial post.)
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war1Commented:
snyperj,

Go to Tools > Email Accounts.  Go to account setting of your sending server and click Change.  Change the Reply To to your Yahoo address.
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
I don't have and Email Accounts selection under Tools
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war1Commented:
snyperj,

I have Outlook 2002 in front of me, so the settings are a little different. In Outlook 2000, go to Tools > Accounts, and modify the Reply To field of the existing account accounts.
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
I don't have "Accounts" either (I am not an admin- does that matter?)
When I open Tools from the menubar this is what I have:
Send
Send/Recieve
Synchronize
Remote Mail
Dialup Connection
Address Book
Find
Advanced Find
Find Public Folder
Organize
Rules Wizard
Out of Office Assistant
Empty 'Deleted Items' Folder
Recover Deleted Items
Forms
Macros
Services
Customize
Options
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war1Commented:
How do you go to your account settings to make changes?  Try selecting Tools > Options > Email Accounts.
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
Thats what I want to know!  I guess I can't.  When I go to Tools>Options I get a tabbed form that has the following tabs across the top:
Preferences / Mail Services / Mail Format / Spelling / Security / Other / Delegates

I have looked on each tab, clicked every button- don't find anything related to accounts of making a permanent change to my "Reply to" email address....So I'm lost.

We had another rep from another company and he showed me the tools > Email Accounts screen you are talking about- I don't know why I don't have it.  MIS probably disabled it somehow (can they do that?)....

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Ziggie013Commented:
In Outlook 2000 the setting you're looking for is found under Tools---Services

Modify the account you're looking for and set the Reply-To to the address you desire.
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snyperjAuthor Commented:
When I click Tools - > Services I have two Services to select: Miscrosoft Exchange Server and Outlook Address Book.

When I select "Microsoft Exchange Server" and click "Properties", I get a tabbed form with the following tabs:
General / Advance / Dialup Networking / Remote Mail

I suspect the "Reply-to" setting "SHOULD" be on the General tab-- but it isn't.  All I have on the General tab is:
Microsoft Exchange Server: ("Mail" is listed)
Mailbox: (My name is listed)
The there is a "When Starting" frame with choices for Automatic or Manual, a connection type choice and a timeout setting....  Thats it....   : (

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