Auto datestamp on email body

Status
Not open for further replies.
D

de049

Hi all,

My first post here, so thanks for your time before i start.

My issue is as follows:

We need to send a shift handover email every evening and was wondering

what would be the easiest way to have a datestamp set in a particular

area of the message body (within a designated table cell if possible).

This datestamp would need to be applied either when forwarding the email

or when sending (or whenver for that matter so long as it gets applied

automatically).

The whole idea of automating this is that we dont leave the

datestamping open to manual error (by forgetting to include it one day)

and so that the recipient is not able to alter this as it would be part

of the origianal sent message body.

Apologies for the extensive post. Really hope someone can assist.

Thanks

de049.

de049
 
Given that the recipient can easily alter the information in the body of the

message, I don't see how putting a date stamp there is going to meet your

requirements. Wouldn't it make more sense to rely on the date stamps that

Outlook puts on the message itself, properties that can't be altered?

Sue Mosher

"de049" <de049.4ea857f@outlookbanter.com> wrote in message

news:de049.4ea857f@outlookbanter.com...

> Hi all,

> My first post here, so thanks for your time before i start.

> My issue is as follows:

> We need to send a shift handover email every evening and was wondering
> what would be the easiest way to have a datestamp set in a particular
> area of the message body (within a designated table cell if possible).
> This datestamp would need to be applied either when forwarding the email
> or when sending (or whenver for that matter so long as it gets applied
> automatically).

> The whole idea of automating this is that we dont leave the
> datestamping open to manual error (by forgetting to include it one day)
> and so that the recipient is not able to alter this as it would be part
> of the origianal sent message body.
 
Any recipient would be able to alter it, all they have to do is click to

edit the received message. To prevent that you'd need to be using some sort

of rights management software. In addition, there are no table cells in

Outlook emails normally unless a table is specifically added and the email

is in HTML or Rich Text format.

See http://www.outlookcode.com/d/code/stampdate.htm for some ideas.

"de049" <de049.4ea857f@outlookbanter.com> wrote in message

news:de049.4ea857f@outlookbanter.com...

> Hi all,

> My first post here, so thanks for your time before i start.

> My issue is as follows:

> We need to send a shift handover email every evening and was wondering
> what would be the easiest way to have a datestamp set in a particular
> area of the message body (within a designated table cell if possible).
> This datestamp would need to be applied either when forwarding the email
> or when sending (or whenver for that matter so long as it gets applied
> automatically).

> The whole idea of automating this is that we dont leave the
> datestamping open to manual error (by forgetting to include it one day)
> and so that the recipient is not able to alter this as it would be part
> of the origianal sent message body.

> Apologies for the extensive post. Really hope someone can assist.

> Thanks

> de049.

> > de049
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
M Outlook 365 VBA Auto-Forward Only the first of Duplicate Emails Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
D Auto Remove [EXTERNAL] from Subject + ConversationTopic (WITHOUT Redemption plug-in) Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
P Email address auto-completes work fine on laptop, but no longer on desktop Using Outlook 3
C New pc, new outlook, is it possible to import auto-complete emailaddress Using Outlook 4
R Outlook 365 VBA AUTO SEND WITH DELAY FOR EACH EMAIL Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
Nufc1980 Outlook "Please treat this as private label" auto added to some emails - Help. Using Outlook 4
K vba code to auto download email into a specific folder in local hard disk as and when any new email arrives in Inbox/subfolder Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
F Auto changing email subject line in bulk Using Outlook 2
T Outlook 2019 Not Using Auto Compete After Deletion of 365 Using Outlook 1
richardwing Auto forward email that is moves into a specific outlook folder Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 5
D Auto Remove [EXTERNAL] from subject - Issue with Macro Using Outlook 21
nmanikrishnan Auto-reply from default account Using Outlook 1
A Imap account not auto syncing inbox at startup Using Outlook 0
K Run a script rule to auto 'send again' on undeliverable emails? Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
FryW Need help modifying a VBA script for in coming emails to auto set custom reminder time Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
S Auto forward for multiple emails Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
DDB VBA to Auto Insert Date and Time in the signature Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
V Auto-complete stopped working Using Outlook 4
D auto forward base on email address in body email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
M Replyall macro with template and auto insert receptens Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
R Auto Forwarding with different "From" Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
P auto-complete is hopelessly broken Using Outlook 0
R Auto Assign Category colours to Incoming Emails based on whom the email is addressed Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
C Auto Run VBA Code on new email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
S Outlook Macro to send auto acknowledge mail only to new mails received to a specific shared inbox Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
V Auto-Submitted: auto-replied in header Using Outlook 0
R Auto display of new email does not work on non-default account Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
B Outlook 2016 Auto-archive creates new folder Using Outlook 3
J Edit auto-complete list in Outlook 2016+/365? Using Outlook 0
P Auto assign shared mailbox Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
M Outlook 2010 Problem with OutLook 2010 32 bit, after Windows Auto Update Using Outlook 3
P [SOLVED] Auto remove [EXTERNAL] from subject Using Outlook 16
Z Add text to auto-forwarded e-mail Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
N Disable Auto Read Receipts sent after using Advanced Find Using Outlook 4
Q Prompt button to auto turn on Out of Office Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
P Auto Insert Current Date or Time into Email Subject Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
S Messages moved / deleted by auto-archive are not synchronized to exchange Exchange Server Administration 8
B Outlook 2010 is Auto Purging when not configured for that Using Outlook 1
M VBA to auto forward message with new subject and body text Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 8
A Auto Accept Meetings from the General Calendar Using Outlook 3
R auto send email when meeting closes from a shared calendar only Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
S auto-mapping mailboxes in outlook impacting an ost file? Exchange Server Administration 2
M Auto expand Distribution List Before Sending Email Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
M Auto-export mail to Excel Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
Ms_Cynic Auto-pasting email content in calendar appt? Using Outlook 2
R How Do I insert images in and Auto Reply Using Outlook 3
S Received mail as part of DL, need to auto-CC the same when replying Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 5
T Have Outlook 2016 suggest email address auto complete entries directly from the user's contacts list Using Outlook 10
T Have Outlook 2016 suggest email address auto complete entries directly from the user's contacts list Using Outlook 0
P Auto scroll to specific folder in Folder Pane Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3

Similar threads

Back
Top