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How to use the Omsgclas.doc Word document to automatically change the message class of Outlook items

This article was previously published under Q201089
Summary
Omsgclas.doc is a Word document that uses Office automation to change the message class for all items in an Outlook MAPI folder. With Outlook, you can create a new form for items such as contacts and set a Contacts folder property so that all new contacts use the new form. However, old contacts will still use the old form. The Omsgclas.doc document allows you to change the message class held for each item in the folder so that all existing items will use a specific custom form. This document works with all types of Outlook items.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the Omsgclas.exe package now.Release Date: December 18, 2012

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Note This is the same Word 97 document that was originally available for Outlook 97.

To permit this macro to run, you may have to adjust the security level setting in Outlook and Word. Follow these steps to verify or change your setting in Outlook and Word:
  1. On the Tools menu, point to Macro, and then click Security.
  2. On the Security Level tab, click either Medium, to allow you to choose whether to run macros or not, or Low, to allow all macros to run without a warning.
  3. Click OK.
Important Outlook must be running when you open the Word document.
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Article ID: 201089 - Last Review: 12/19/2012 14:26:00 - Revision: 5.0

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2000
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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