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Outlook Rules to export received PDFs to network share

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User receives a lot of project PDFs he needs to save out of Outlook to a network share for everyone to access.

Is there a way to automate this process?
 I've had a look at the Outlook rules and haven't had any luck (might also involve third party software).
Thanks
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by:athomsfere
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I would say set a rule to move these files to a folder, then create a VB script to save all contents to the share and then delete the items from Outlook.
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I think you will need some code... like this: http://www.outlookcode.com/codedetail.aspx?id=1494
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I dont know much about scripting to be honest, isnt there a alternative to this. A easier method using a 3rd party software or add-ins for outlook itself?
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Here is code provided to batch print files to PDF. It is not 100% automated, but easy and free and ready to be used.

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/microsoft-office/batch-print-pdf-attachments-in-outlook/
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Here is one: http://www.sperrysoftware.com/Outlook/Attachment-Save.asp

And have a look at Slipstick's page on handling attachments:
http://www.slipstick.com/addins/attachments.asp
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I would have preferred a free addon still, but thanks, I found this already, so I guess there is no other alternative, I have to buy this.
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