Thank you for your question.
There is an elegant free solution for this I use every day. It
requires following the directions, a little familiarity with Visual
Basic Editing and two things to remember to do. But it will be up and
running in minutes.
Before I provide the link, to access the VB editor from Outlook, press
ALT F11. Remember to compile the code or it will work, but will not
the next time you open Outlook. And lastly, you must set your Macro -
Security to low.
You can find the code to cut and paste here:
"...Lotus Notes can prompt the sender to specify what folder a message
should be saved in. In Outlook, you can set the storage folder on the
Options dialog. This VBA code reproduces something closer to the Notes
behavior by popping up the Select Folder dialog when the user sends
To try this code, paste it into the built-in ThisOutlookSession module
in VBA in Outlook 2000 or later. (Press Alt+F11 to open the VBA
As you can see, the instructions on this page are lacking a bit. But
again, there are only a few steps necessary for this to work, and I am
not near my compouter with Outlook installed so can not check exact
menu items, etc. But:
1. Open the VB editor from Outlook with Alt-F11
2. Paste code mentioned above in ThisOutlookSession
3. Find the menu command to compile the code
4. Change settings in Outlook for Macro/Security to low.
5. Send a test email and enjoy
If you encounter problems, post for Clarification here and I will
check on my work computer to answer any question you have abou this.
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I trust my research has provided you witha great free solution. If a
link above should fail to work or anything require further explanation
or research, please do post a Request for Clarification prior to
rating the answer and closing the question and I will be pleased to