How to set up a rule to print a message automatically when it arrives

Summary

This article describes how you can set up a rule to send your messages to a printer automatically when the messages arrive in your Inbox in Microsoft Outlook.

More Information

To create a client-side rule to automatically print a message directly to the printer, follow these steps, as appropriate for the version of Outlook that you are running.

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

  1. Start Outlook 2007.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Rules and Alerts.
  3. Click New Rule.
  4. Under Start from a Blank Rule, click to select the Check messages when they arrive check box, and then click Next.
  5. Click to select the From People or Distribution List check box, select the people or the group that you want from the address book, and then click Next.
  6. On the list, click Print it, and then click Next.
  7. Add any exceptions, and then click Next.
  8. Type a name for the rule, click Run the Rule Now, and then click Finish.

Microsoft Outlook 2002

  1. Start Outlook 2002.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Rules Wizard.
  3. Click New Rule.
  4. Click to select the Start from a Blank Rule check box.
  5. Click to select the Check messages when they arrive check box, and then click Next.
  6. Click to select the From People or Distribution List check box, select the people or the group that you want from the address book, and then click Next.
  7. On the list, click Print it, and then click Next.
  8. Add any exceptions, and then click Next.
  9. Type a name for the rule, click Run the Rule Now, and then click Finish.
After you do this, each new message that arrives in your Inbox while Outlook is running is automatically printed by using your default printer.
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Artikelnummer: 290716 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 11.04.2007 – Revision: 1

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