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    Is there any VBA equivalent to... (OL 2003)

    <img src=/S/hello.gif border=0 alt=hello width=25 height=29> Loungers

    Is there an equivalent VBA code that would work like the Using Colors to organize the Inbox?

    So if I set all messages from the Lounge to be displayed in <font color=red>Red</font color=red> via one of the ways to organize my Inbox, can I write some VBA code to run when I want to run it, or when messages come in to do the same?

    I want to color some messages to have them stand out.

    I know about the flags thing, but I am running out of flags.

    Thanks for any help

    <img src=/S/compute.gif border=0 alt=compute width=40 height=20> in the <img src=/S/bagged.gif border=0 alt=bagged width=22 height=22>

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    Re: Is there any VBA equivalent to... (OL 2003)

    Messages are colored using "Automatic Formatting." This feature is a subset of the folder's view. The view is not very programmable in VBA, but you will notice that it is exposed as an XML string. In a past thread, we did an experiment trying to change the way gridlines appeared. The XML string proved not so difficult to edit, but Outlook seemed to ignore the changes! That was before I had Outlook 2003, so maybe the results are different in the latest version. Or was it the other way around? Perhaps you could search for that one. <img src=/S/laugh.gif border=0 alt=laugh width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Is there any VBA equivalent to... (OL 2003)

    Jefferson's gridline post is <post#=384795>post 384795</post#>. The .bas module in the zip file includes code to dump the view XML schema.

    Post back if you figure out how to make your changes.
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