Color coded contacts

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UUUli

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Outlook 2010 64 bit
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Hi,

I beleive Outlook does not have this option (or at least I never found it), but i'm looking for some tool or plugin that might be able to do this.

I would like the display name of contacts in the email compose form to be colored. For example, If I could have all contacts from my company appear in black, while externam contacts appear in red, it would be an easy way to identify wrong contacts in emails I write.

Just to clarify : I'm not interested in coloring the email itself. I want the contact email address to have color, for example according to it's category, when it's displayed in the "TO" or "CC" boxes of emails.

for example, instead of this:

[To...] [ john@aaa.com ; john@bbb.com ; jack@bbb.com ]

to get this:

[To...] [ john@aaa.com; john@bbb.com; jack@bbb.com ]

Is there any tool out there that allows this?

thanks

Uuuli
 

Diane Poremsky

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Office 365 Exchange
No, sorry, that is not possible. It's not a feature in Outlook and it's not available in an addin. If sending to the wrong address is a problem, I have a macro that can check the outgoing mail and alert you if it's being sent to outside addresses.
 

UUUli

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Exchange Server
Thanks, Dianne.

Can you provide a link to this macro? Not exactly what I need but until someone develops it, I'd be happy to give it a try :)
 
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