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Old 11-29-2020, 01:32 AM
cjamps cjamps is offline Autotext Macro Windows 8 Autotext Macro Office 2010 32bit
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I use email to text through SMS gateways. If someone tells me his carrier is verizon I write phonenumber@vzwpix.com as the email address
So I was just wondering if it's possible to create a macro to simplify the copying and pasting in the email address.

if txt is verizon
emailaddress1 = 9999999999@vzwpix.com
emailaddress2 = 9999999999@vtext.com
if txt is sprint


emailaddress1 = 9999999999@pm.sprint.com
emailaddress2 = 9999999999@messaging.sprintpcs.com
if txt is att
emailaddress1 = 9999999999@mms.att.net
emailaddress2 = 9999999999@txt.att.net
if txt is tmobile
emailaddress1 =9999999999@tmomail.net

Thanx
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Old 12-04-2020, 09:15 PM
AlanCantor AlanCantor is offline Autotext Macro Windows 10 Autotext Macro Office 2019
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I use Macro Express Pro to automate procedures like that. It's probably do-able with Outlook VBA, but I find Macro Express easier to work with, especially when more than one application is in the mix.



A free, 30-day evaluation copy is available through Macro Express Macros for your Windows Automation Needs. There are two versions: Macro Express and Macro Express Pro. The two are 90+% the same. Most users won't miss the extra bells-and-whistles of the Pro edition (e.g., supports for Boolean variables). The price difference between the two versions is modest.



I imagine you could make the macro work in any number of ways: For example, perhaps you want to select the email address; or perhaps you want the macro to act on an entire email message or document. Use Macro Express to extract and modify the address via a series of text manipulation statements: If Address Contains "Sprint" then do this, etc.


The macro might place the result in the Clipboard or export it into a text file. You might even be able to place the result in the Outlook address book.


This sounds like a fun scripting project to me!
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