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    Tool Bars (2000 SP3)

    How do I make a tool bar change permanent? If I add a control the the Standard toolbar (the "Current View" from the View controls), it works fine. However, as soon as I exit from Outlook and start it back up the control is gone. If I create a new toolbar and put the control on the new toolbar, that also works fine. However, when I exit Outlook, the toolbar is completely destroyed. How can I make a permanent change to the Outlook toolbar?
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    Re: Tool Bars (2000 SP3)

    That doesn't sound like Outlook's default behavior! Is there any global add-in or startup code that could be resetting the menus and toolbars?

    Toolbar and menu customizations are, I believed, saved in an inscrutable binary file named outcmd.dat which is stored under the Application Data part of your profile. Is this file somehow getting reset or replaced between sessions?

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    Re: Tool Bars (2000 SP3)

    Now that Jefferson reminds me, you could also try renaming outcmd.dat to outcmd.old - as it becomes corrupted from time to time. (It lives in Cocuments and Settings[username]Application DataMicrosoftOutlook - a hidden folder.) A new version will automatically be generated. Try re-customising your toolbars - and see whether they take this time after re-launching. HTH
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    Re: Tool Bars (2000 SP3)

    Renaming Outcmd.dat seems to have fixed the problem. Thanks! <img src=/S/clapping.gif border=0 alt=clapping width=19 height=23>
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