I support calendaring (Outlook 2016 on WIN10) multiple directors as an EA through an MS Exchange Server. I would love to create a rule or Macro to filter incoming meeting invitations based on who it is received for, and filter into a sub-folder of the inbox (ie invites for Bob, invites for Alice...)

Right now I am using a rule applying to all meeting invitations to move the email from the inbox to a general meeting invitations folder, but it doesn't organize the meeting invites by which VP I am receiving it for.

I can't seem to find anything on Rules which lets me apply the rule only to the folder I am currently in, and also anything which lets me filter by who I am receiving the invitation for (only delineating which name is in the To: box, cc, etc)

Anyone have any ideas?

  • If it helps, I am receiving the invites as an Outlook delegate for the users I am supporting. – Angelina Mar 4 '18 at 16:03
  • Can you make your rule differentiate between VPs based on whether or not they are in the Required Attendees? That might not work if several of them are on the same invite though. – Richard Mar 4 '18 at 19:03

I found a solution here toward the bottom of the thread. The concept is to open the message properties for a message you received as a delegate and look for a string similar to "X-MS-Exchange-Inbox-Rules-Loop: JohnDoe@ExampleCompany.com" then base your rule on finding that string in the Message Headers.

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