Company has Outlook 2010 clients in use with an Exchange Server. The user accidentally closes the Outlook window and forgets that it is not open: the whole day may be gone without noticing.
One may not favor the "do you really want to do it" style dialogs of Microsoft fame, but in this specific scenario, it would be good if the user could voluntarily configure it to warn her/him and ask again what to do.
- Open a new message – enter eg. "
Keep the window open" as the
subject. Don’t enter an address in the
- Save the message to
Drafts. Drag it from
Outbox(not "Sent Mail").
- If using 2010, Switch to the Options tab
- If using 2010, Click the Delay Delivery button and enter a future date (a year or so should be fine.)
- When you exit Outlook, you’ll have the chance to cancel closing Outlook.
But article also warns that,
Please note, this only works in cached mode. Delayed messages are stored on Exchange server in classic online mode.
Outlook here is in cached mode but still the method doesn't seem to have the effect.
Is there a way to make Outlook (2010) issue a warning (dialog?) before exiting? To ask the user whether he/she wants to exit?