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outlook: create an e-mail message template


You can use e-mail templates to send messages that include information that doesn't change from message to message.  You can compose and save a message as a template and reuse it when you need it.  You can also add any new information before sending the template as an e-mail message.

  1. On the Home tab, in the New group, click New E-mail.
    1. Keyboard shortcut:   To create a new e-mail message, press CTRL+Shift+M.
  2. In the message body, enter the content you want.
  3. In the message window, click the File tab.
  4. Click Save As.
  5. In the Save As dialog box, in the Save as type list, click Outlook Template.
  6. In the File name box, type a name for your template, and then click Save.

By default templates are saved in the following folders:

Windows 7 and Windows Vista    c:\users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\templates
Windows XP    c:\documents and settings\username\application data\microsoft\templates


outlook: create an e-mail message template


You can use e-mail templates to send messages that include information that doesn't change from message to message.  You can compose and save a message as a template and reuse it when you need it.  You can also add any new information before sending the template as an e-mail message.
To use an e-mail message template, do the following:

    1. On the Home tab, in the New group, click New Items, point to More Items, and then Choose Form.
    2. In the Choose Form dialog box, in Look In, click User Templates in File System.
    3. The default templates folder is opened. The folder location is as follows:
      1. Windows 7 and Windows Vista      c:\users\username\appdata\roaming\microsoft\templates
      2. Windows XP      c:\documents and settings\username\application data\microsoft\templates
    4. If your template is saved in a different folder, click Browse, and then select the template.
    5. Select the template, and then click Open.
    6. Make any additions or revisions to the recipients in the To, Cc, or Bcc boxes. You can also change the text in the Subject box and add contents to the message body.
    7. Click Send.

NOTE:  Changes you make are not saved to the template.  If you use the Save command, this will create a draft of your message but will not update the template.  To update the template, use the steps in the above section Create a template, beginning with step 3.

 

 

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