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need to automate the subject line with the date sent

HI

Is it possible to set up a routine so that the date is put at the beginning of the subject line on every email before it’s sent or reaches the recipient.

we use outlook 2007 to 2013 via exchange 2007.
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total123
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try

This code in the ThisOutlookSession Module after inserting it close Outlook and reopen it
Private Sub Application_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean)
    Item.Subject = Format(Date, "dd.mm.yyyy") & ": " & Item.Subject
End Sub

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Regards
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David LeeCommented:
@Rgonzo1971 - I recommend adding an

Item.Save

to your code.
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total123Author Commented:
can I ask what an item save would do ?

this did work on testing, thank you
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David LeeCommented:
Item.Save saves the change to the subject line.
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total123Author Commented:
ok and how would that look on the macro ?
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David LeeCommented:
Private Sub Application_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean)
    Item.Subject = Format(Date, "dd.mm.yyyy") & ": " & Item.Subject
    Item.Save
End Sub

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total123Author Commented:
spot on, thank you
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David LeeCommented:
You're welcome!
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