Creating an outlook rule to forward an email with a specific message

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New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2010 32 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server

I am trying to automate a daily task of forwarding certain emails to a specific user with a generic message. So ideally the rule would be something like this:

message recieved from JohnDoe
Forward message to JaneDoe
Add text in the forwarded message: "Please see John's message"

Is this possible with outlook rules or would it involve a VB script? I attached a screenshot of my current rule but I am still not sure how to add my message to the forwarded email.



Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
You need to use a run a script rule. Set the conditions in the rule then put all the actions in the script.

Sample script is here - Run a Script Rule: Change Subject then Forward Message - you'll remove the first two line that change the subject and save it - add myforward.body = "please see john's message" & body after the recipient line.
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