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How can I automatically add the current date to the subject of a new Outlook 2010 message? i.e. "Status 2011-09-14" on sending message, from Quick Steps?

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  1. Create a new Macro.
  2. Append date to the subject
    (newItem.Subject = Format(Now, "dd mmmm yyyy") & newItem.Subject)
  3. Create a shortcut to the Macro in the Quick Steps (QAT).
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I believe you mean newItem.Subject = newItem.Subject & " " & Format(Now, "yyyy-mm-dd"). – Scott Dec 16 '13 at 18:51

Unfortunately, you cannot do this just within a quickstep. Not in Outlook 2013 either.

One quick way - if you have the ability to install and run it - would be to use AutoHotKey.

This adds macro programming capability to Windows as a whole and you could fairly easily create something that would insert the current date.

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