Solved

Can I set up a rule to automatically delete the original messages after it is forwarded?

Posted on 2007-11-23
3
211 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
In Outlook 2003, I would like to be able to automatically delete an original message from an Inbox once the message has been forwarded on, is this possible with rules or code?
0
Comment
Question by:sdtoone
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Sham Haque
ID: 20338736
This muse be done in code - AFAIK, you cannot process a rule for outgoing messages, only incoming.

It will involve intercepting the outgoing (forwarded) message...
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:jindalankush
ID: 20338996
is it  possible by script.
you have write a code on item_send event
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Sham Haque earned 250 total points
ID: 20339017
it's possible I was wrong about the rules:

check Sue Mosher's answer here, on a question regarding handling forwarded e-mails:
http://www.eggheadcafe.com/aspnet_answers/officedeveloperoutlookVisualBasica/Jul2006/post27438018.asp


also, you may draw some inspiration from here:
http://www.outlookcode.com/codedetail.aspx?id=1103
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to resolve IMCEAEX NDRs in Exchange or Exchange Online related to invalid X500 addresses.
Mailbox Overload?
In this video we show how to create a mailbox database in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Data…
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
Suggested Courses

632 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question