OL2002: How to Create New Entry Type in the Journal

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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you create a manual journal entry there is an option to select theEntry type. The only way to modify or add entries is by modifying theregistry. This article describes how to add these entries to theregistry.
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Back Up the Registry

  1. Click the Start button, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. In the Registry Editor, click to select the key you want to back up.
  3. On the Registry menu, click Export Registry File.
  4. In the Save In list, click to select the folder where you want to save the backup.
  5. In the File Name box, type a name for your backup file.
  6. In the Export Range box, be sure that Selected Branch is selected.
  7. Click Save. The file is saved with a .reg extension.

Edit the Registry to Add an Item

Use the following steps to edit the registry:
  1. Click the Start button, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Navigate to the key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Outlook\Journaling
    Right click Journaling in the above key, point to New and click Key. Type a descriptive name for the key you would like as the Journal item.
  3. Right-click on the newly created key, point to New and click String Value.
  4. Click New Value 1 in the right pane of the Registry, press F2, type Description to rename the key, and then press ENTER.
  5. Double-click the newly created string value, type the name of the entry type you would like as a new Journal Item, and then click OK.
  6. Close the Registry Editor.
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