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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 by Ken Slovak

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Reviewing Custom Form Basics

The custom disclaimer form is very simple and doesn't have any custom fields, but it introduces a number of the issues you will also be concerned with for all custom forms:

  • Version— When you open a custom form, Outlook caches the form design (saves it locally on your hard drive) so it will open more quickly after the first time the form is opened. If you change the design of the form and publish it with the new design and the same name, Outlook can become confused and open a previous version of the form. To prevent this from happening, always use a version number for your forms and change the version each time you publish a new version of the form.

  • Icons— Outlook custom forms always use the icon for the Post form ...

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