Solved

auto responder in outlook 2003

Posted on 2010-11-17
8
212 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
http://email.about.com/od/outlooktips/qt/et_auto_reply.htm

i am following these steps. only area i cannot get to work is the template. i cannot seem to edit the existing one or save a new one as outlook template; doesnt present the option.

please advise.
0
Comment
Question by:datatechdc
  • 4
  • 3
8 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Postmaster earned 375 total points
ID: 34160818
Create a new email with the wording you want and save it to the desktop as an OFT file.
Then in the Rule, use templates from file system and locate your sample on the desktop.
0
 

Author Comment

by:datatechdc
ID: 34161937
how do you save as OFT file; i dont see that option...
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Postmaster
ID: 34168606
open a new mail message.
File SAVE AS
Change SAVE AS TYPE to *.oft (Outlook Template)
0
 

Author Comment

by:datatechdc
ID: 34168691
when i go to the SAVE AS TYPE, .oft Outlook Template is not there.

only option with the word template in it, is Document Template (which did not work)
0
Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:Postmaster
Postmaster earned 375 total points
ID: 34169299
turn off word as your editor - user RTF
0
 

Author Comment

by:datatechdc
ID: 34169600
how do i do that?
0
 
LVL 16

Assisted Solution

by:Postmaster
Postmaster earned 375 total points
ID: 34169819
outlook tools / options / mail format / rich text.
if outlook 2003 uncheck use word as editor
0
 
LVL 1

Assisted Solution

by:Highlander_
Highlander_ earned 125 total points
ID: 34216467
You could try saving the file as a DRAFT first, then opening the draft from within outlook, and THEN saving as an OFT. See if that works for you??  We had similar issues recently and I think this was the workaround we used when trying to save file as an OFT. Let me know how you get on?
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Outlook search works halfway only, why? 7 43
Outlook 2016 Can't Open Links 1 53
EXCH2013 - Archive mailboxes 2 42
outlook office 365 8 84
Learn more about how the humble email signature can be used as more than just an electronic business card. When used correctly, a signature can easily be tailored for different purposes by different departments within an organization.
MS Outlook is a world-class email client application that is mainly used for e-communication globally.  In this article, we will discuss the basic idea about MS Outlook, its advanced features, and types of MS Outlook File formats.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
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 …

910 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now