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I usually put the words "Dear sir" at the top of every message I send in Outlook 2007.

I'd like that this was inserted automatically like Outlook does with signatures.

How can I do this?

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What if they are a "madam"? –  iglvzx Jul 31 '12 at 4:17
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Anything wrong with making a longer signature and you just type within the signature for each message? –  Canadian Luke Jul 31 '12 at 4:26
    
@Luke That's a good idea. –  iglvzx Jul 31 '12 at 4:28
    
@iglvzx Made an answer –  Canadian Luke Jul 31 '12 at 4:37
    
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On a normal email enter "Dear Sir". Publish to the Personal Forms Library. Name it Male.

Call the form with a macro. http://www.slipstick.com/developer/how-to-use-outlooks-vba-editor/

Sub DisplayMaleForm()
Dim MyFolder
Dim myItem As MailItem
' create new outgoing message based on a form
Set MyFolder = Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
Set myItem = MyFolder.items.Add("IPM.Note.Male")
myItem.Display
End Sub

Create a button. http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/macrobutton.htm

Repeat with a form named Female that starts "Dear Madam".

Note: There is usually no spellcheck on a signature.

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I'll try it thank you !! –  a_maar Aug 16 '12 at 8:11
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What is wrong with creating a long signature? As an example below...

Dear Sir,







 

Sincerely,

Luke Super God of Super User

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The main issue with this is that the cursor won't be placed in the correct place for writing the body of the e-mail. –  ChrisF Jul 31 '12 at 10:36
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