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How Can I List All the Members of a Microsoft Outlook Distribution List?

(image) Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I list all the members of a Microsoft Outlook distribution list?-- KH(image) (image) (image) Hey, KH. You know, that’s an interesting question. As it turns out, you can – ow! Hey, let go! Ow! Stop it! Come on, give us a chance; we were just about to tell them! Ow! Um, excuse us. It has come to our ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Delete All the Messages in My Sent Items Folder?

(image) Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I delete all the messages in my Sent Items folder?-- OG (image) (image) (image) Hey, OG. You know, throughout his entire life the Scripting Guy who writes this column has been told that “the only dumb question is the question that goes unasked.” Now, to be perfectly honest, he doesn’t ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Start Office Outlook If It Isn’t Already Running?

(image) Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I determine if Office Outlook is running and, if it isn’t, start it?-- NA (image) (image) (image) Hey, NA. You know, this past weekend the Scripting Guy who writes this column found himself wandering through the local shopping mall, a turn of events which left him very uneasy, almost fearful. Why? ...