Changing Message Subject by dragging

Status
Not open for further replies.
R

rjs8



In earlier versions of Outlook, I was able to select one or a group of messages and drag them over another message to change their subject line to be the same. It seems I can no longer do this in Outlook 2010.
 
R

Ruchi Bisht



Which version of Outlook you were using earlier (e.g. Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 etc..)?

Well, you can drag and drop the message to some other folder, but you cannot drag and drop the message on another message.

Drag and drop of message to another folder will not change the subject line.

Ruchi Bisht
 
R

rjs8



I'm using Outlook 2010.

Here's the problem. I subscribe to a number of Yahoo groups on a technical hobby. Sometimes I want to save a complete conversation . Often, some of the messages in a conversation will come in with "RE:" in the subject line, so Outlook 2010 sorts them into different groups. The conversation tracking ("Date Conversation") doesn't recognize that they are related. In Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007, I could select the messages with "RE" as a group and drag them over the group without the "RE", and they would change their subject. Now I have to go into each message individually and edit the subject line.

What I'm asking then is how to get back to the convenient functionality of the earlier versions of Outlook in this regard.

rs
 
M

Michael Bauer [MVP]



Indeed, you can change some properties by grouping by that property, then dragging messages to another group. However, with the Subject or Conversation field it didn't work in OL07 either. It does work, for instance, for the Categories property.

Michael Bauer
Category Manager - Easily share your categories
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
R Re: Changing Message Subject by dragging Using Outlook 1
Diane Poremsky Changing the Message Size in Exchange Server New Slipstick.com Articles 0
P Message Class keeps changing back to IPM.Contact Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
N Creating or changing the main new mail message template in Outlook 2010 Using Outlook 2
L changing view settings based on message body Using Outlook 1
C Outlook Changing Sent Message Headings to SPAM =?UTF-8?B?4Liq4Lij4LmJ4L Using Outlook 1
williamlambton Changing 'To' field in message lists to show SMTP address only. Using Outlook 2
R Error message "Cannot save free/busy information" when changing or deleting appointments in Outlook. Using Outlook 4
B Font for rows and columns is changing in Outlook message when pasting data from Excel Using Outlook 1
B Font is changing in Outlook message when pasting rows and columns from Excel Using Outlook 2
R Changing the default message form in Outlook 2007 Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
T Changing Icon of message class Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
B BCC issues after changing root folder path for gmail Using Outlook 1
M Changing the preferred order for "Put this entry in" list for adding new contacts to the Address Book Using Outlook 1
J Outlook 2010 Changing events in Outlook calendar via opening file, importing CSV Using Outlook 0
A .restrict results changing after moving to Exchange online Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
T Outlook Contacts ... Changing Font Size, Style, Bold, etc. Using Outlook 2
N Rule for "on behalf of" - with changing names Using Outlook 2
O Save attachments using hotkey without changing attributes Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
M Outlook 2016: Changing default font for Notes and Reading Pane Using Outlook 4
V Changing default date for task follow-up buttons Using Outlook 2
Gary Hile Outlook 2016 changing editor options Using Outlook 6
J Outlook Rules - Changing auto-submit address in multiple rules, according to rule name Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 0
S Problems syncing emails with webmail after changing to Outlook 2016 Using Outlook 1
T Changing default Mail Account in Outlook 2016 - POP3 Using Outlook 1
S Changing notification sound for new incoming messages in Outlook 365/2016 Using Outlook 1
Stephen Weinberg Changing the mailing address checkbox Using Outlook 0
D Outlook 2013 changing iCloud reminder time? Using Outlook 0
C Changing the name of Outlook Messages saved to a folder Using Outlook 1
A Outlook.com changing appointments Using Outlook 8
B Changing CC list to .add Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 2
R changing FW: on forward Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 3
B changing Win7 default backup schedule for Previous Versions Using Outlook 0
Diane Poremsky Changing the default *.pst and *.ost sizes New Slipstick.com Articles 0
C Macro to send email after changing from address and adding signature Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 1
Diane Poremsky Changing Outlook.com color schemes New Slipstick.com Articles 0
R Outlook calendar appointments Free/Busy time is changing from "Busy" to "Free" Using Outlook 2
W Changing looks of emails in Outlook 2003 Using Outlook 0
L Office 365 Outlook changing default contact folder Using Outlook 0
Diane Poremsky Changing the From Domain in Office 365 New Slipstick.com Articles 0
R The changing way to access information in Office 365 New Slipstick.com Articles 0
T issue changing [Type] in dbo.ContactMainTable/ contacts seem to be deleted BCM (Business Contact Manager) 5
William Yeack Outlook/Exchange - Changing display of “From” user Using Outlook 3
divan VbaProject: Changing email format Using Outlook 15
C Changing Domain -- Assigned To User field Migration? BCM (Business Contact Manager) 1
M CHANGING ACCOUNT NAME Using Outlook 0
J Changing margins in received email display Using Outlook 3
B Automatic picture download and changing email addresses Using Outlook 3
M How to automatically refresh an appointment windows after changing the MessageClass property ? Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 4
J Changing Contact Notes Font Outlook VBA and Custom Forms 9
Similar threads


















































Top