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    Automatically open link in email received

    brilliant. It took me a while to figure out the shell command and having to remove the reference to IE, silly me. I told you I am less than novice when it comes to this sort of thing. I don't know how to thank you, you have been a blessing, thank you so much for taking the time and I am sorry if...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    Thanks Diane. I shall figure out why IE only opens sites starting with www the strange thing is it opens other secure sites that do not start with www, however the server changes and adds the www to the site address and the address bar. I really appreciate your help with this, don't know about...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    ok, I sorted out the issue of the link and I removed the following [>\.] so it now parses the whole url intact and that's great. a little snag is that IE will not display any page unless it starts with https://www.etc so when the parsed page starts with https://portal.etc it returns a DNS error...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    That's quite complex. I did I you requested and it invoked IE however returned this error on the page "bad url -" with a bunch of numbers that refer to the actual site. It seems it's not sending the whole url when opening the page. The link that needs to be followed look like this...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    that's ok. I tried the new code and now I get a window pop up "compile error: user-defined type not defined" and the highlighted line is "Reg1 As RegExp" with the top line in yellow.
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    Automatically open link in email received

    I started looking around the web for a solution as to why the script will not work, and found the following script which works by starting the browser and I have tested it, the only problem is when I change this line from [If Left(splitWord,7)="http://"Then] to [If...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    Hi Diane, I decided to start again, I have removed everything and here are the steps I have taken. Opened the editor and inserted the code you mentioned as is (the one with global = false) in "thisoutlooksession" and saved it. I then went into the macros security and clicked "no security check...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    have been testing different things all day and just discovered when I go to Tools>Macro>Macros although the code is in project1.thisoutlooksession.openlinks there are no macros to see. Not sure what I did or did not do. I followed the code copy/pasted it in thisoutlooksession it did not work...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    Hi Diane, I inserted the script in VB editor, and added a rule to run the script. I get no errors however nothing happens when I send the test email to myself and upon receipt. not sure if I have missed anything, however I use Firefox as my default browser, would that cause it? I would have...
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    Automatically open link in email received

    Thanks so much Diane, I will test this and let you know. Hope it's simple enough for me too try it out. Traph
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    Automatically open link in email received

    Hi All, I am a freelancer agent and I am less than a novice when it comes to coding so I need some help please. I receive jobs via email which contains 2 links. 1 to accept the job and the 2nd is to decline it. As I am on the road it is difficult getting reception and checking emails every few...