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Conditional formatting for secondary email address

Is there a way to apply conditional formatting in Outlook when the targeted email address is the non-default email address for the mailbox.

e.g.  
default address is someone@contoso.com
secondary address is something@contoso.com

So I would like to highlight the email in another color if it was sent to something@contoso.com
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the link reference, but I tried all that.  The issue is my mailbox has two addresses associated with it JoeBlow@contoso.com as the default reply address.  This is the mail attribute in AD.  He also has the address contact@contoso.com and if someone emails contact@contoso.com it will be sent to joeblow's mailbox as if it was sent to joeblow@contoso.com  

Do you know if there is a way to see the header to address the conditional formatting?
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
The above reference by @itguy565 is a good way for conditional formatting in outlook, but if a user has an primary (default) email address and a proxy (secondary) email address, when it hits outlook it will come as the primary reply address and not the secondary proxy address, so I dont think conditional formatting will work in that case with that criteria.
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
The email headers will show the secondary address and conditional formatting doesn't look at actual email headers.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
There is where my dilemma sits.  Are there alt solutions that you can think of.  I looked at the rules as well as Exchange transport rules and I cannot see anywhere to address this?
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Unfortunately the only thing I can think is if you use a transport saying the emails matches the secondary address you can redirect to another mailbox, but that will not help your situation. There is nothing that i can think of the help with your particular request.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
I get other than creating a mailbox with a forwarding rule.   I do not want to waste a CAL on this.

What about a distribution list.  Would that work?
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timgreen7077Exchange EngineerCommented:
Yes you can use a distribution list email address.
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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