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Can you create an Outlook rule to save attachments to a folder on your hard drive?

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I am trying to create an outlook rule that will save attachments from a specific person to a folder on my hard drive.  Is this possible without having to create a macro?

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No, unfortunately this currently is only possible via a macro or 3rd party software
A suggested article with a simple tested code can be found below.

http://officetricks.com/save-outlook-mail-attachment-to-local-folder/

There are of course more advanced solutions around which you can locate online if desired.
One of my clients uses a plugin from Sperry software

http://www.sperrysoftware.com/outlook/attachment-save.asp

There might be cheaper or free alternatives around for this, but I am not acquainted with those.
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Thank you for your fast response.  I just wanted to confirm that a macro was the only way to do this.  Many Thanks!
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