Outlook reverse categories

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server

I created a menu in VBA for managing my different categories. I often assign many categories for one single email and i would like to reverse the order that the categories are shown in the email.

For example:

I could set the following categories: Now-someone waiting-client-Estimate.

I will press the previous categories button in my userform but in the email, it will appear conversely: Estimate-client-someone waiting-Now.

Is there any way of reversing the way that the categories are shown?




Outlook version
Outlook 2010 32 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server 2010
You could set all the categories at once:

Private Sub SetCategories()

Dim myItem As Object
Dim strCat As String

Set myItem = ActiveInspector.currentItem

If myItem.Class = olMail Then
    strCat = "Estimate, client, someone waiting, Now"
    myItem.Categories = strCat
End If

    Set myItem = Nothing
End Sub
Or reverse the order like this:

Private Sub ReverseCategories()

Dim myItem As Object
Dim strCat As String
Dim strCatReverse As String
Dim myCats As Variant
Dim i As Long

Set myItem = ActiveInspector.currentItem

If myItem.Class = olMail Then
    strCat = myItem.Categories
    Debug.Print strCat
    myCats = Split(strCat, ",")
    For i = UBound(myCats) To LBound(myCats) Step -1
        strCatReverse = strCatReverse & myCats(i) & ", "
    myItem.Categories = strCatReverse
End If

    Set myItem = Nothing

End Sub
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