How to add 'Previous Item' and 'Next Item' to the Quick Access Toolbar

Victor Delta

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2021 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
Using Outlook 2021, I would like to add 'Previous Item' and 'Next Item' to the Quick Access Toolbar (or even, at worst, the Simplified Ribbon) on the main Outlook Home screen - to enable one to quickly move up or down a list of emails. I have searched all the QAT commands but can't find these two listed, which seems very strange, although double clicking on an email produces a window which does include these items - so they do exist!

If it's impossible, then perhaps there is a key shortcut which would enable one to write an appropriate macro using SendKeys?

Thanks for any help or suggestions.
 

Victor Delta

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2021 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
I've found a solution to my problem. Still can't find the appropriate QAT commands - even though I suspect they must be hidden in the huge list somewhere (perhaps under other names?).

However, I hadn't realised that up arrow and down arrow do exactly what I want. So using the SendKeys {UP} and {DOWN}, I simply created two appropriate macros. Then added these to the the QAT and hey presto, job done!

Actually this method provides two advantages over using a preset QAT command. Firstly you can choose your own words for the QAT button and also select your own icon (from those provided).

Now I can move up and down my emails without having to take my hand off the mouse. :)
 
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