Create a shortcut to open Outlook directly in the Notes view, while maintaining the existing shortcut opening in the Email view.

Posted on 2009-12-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I am running Outlook 2007 on Windows XP professional. I want to create an additional shortcut so that I can open Outlook in the Notes view. I want to maintain my existing shortcut for outlook which opens in the Email view.
Question by:bones1nz
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    Expert Comment

    I don't believe its possible - there is a list of command line switches at
    but there is no option to do what you require
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    Accepted Solution

    Hello bones1nz,

    Try, (Modify the path to outlook if necessary):
    "c:\program files\microsoft office\office12\outlook.exe" /select outloook:notes



    Author Closing Comment

    Thank you Chris. Exactly what I was after.

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