Outlook Tips : Prevent People from Using Outlook Reply to All or Forward
Outlook reply all or reply to all is one of the most abused feature of Microsoft Outlook. Some people have the habit of hitting “Reply to All” button in the Outlook that will in fact create multiple recipients, adding everyone originally addressed in the “To:” or “Cc:” fields.
Most of the time clicking Reply to All is not appropriate and will create lots of inconvenience. This is useful if what you have to say pertains to all or at least most of the people in the original list. The same is true with “Forward” mail feature also.
When you draft a mail you should be knowing whether a “Reply To All” or “Forward” action from the recipient is required or not. If you can disable these features from the mail client then it is really useful.
NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In does exactly that. When you send a mail to a group and you don’t want the recipients hit “Reply To All” or “Forward” you can use this add-in. This add a two buttons to the Outlook ribbon to prevent people from doing a reply-all to your message, or forwarding it.
NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In to prevent people from using “Reply to All’ or “Forward” options
If you are using Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 and an Exchange account, then you can use NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In. You can download the NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In from here and install. After installation it adds two more buttons in the outlook ribbon as seen below,
You can select any or both the option while sending mails. If you have selected both “No Reply All” and “No Forward”, the recipient will not be able to use “Reply To All” or “Forward” options in their outlook. See below,
NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In as an Outlook attachment reminder
NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In also severs as tool check for common email errors, such as omitting attachments.It includes a a detector for missing attachments when you send an email. You can configure keywords to detect the missing attachments in the options page. See below,