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Outlook 2010 - Macro that references my .oft Templates. In

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Outlook 2010 - Macro that references my .oft Templates.
In order to "share" my templates, I have put them into a folder in Dropbox - how do I edit the Set newItem line so it will open the template in Dropbox? The bigger part of this question is I want to be able to export / import this macro with other users in my office, and I don't want to edit the macro everytime I import it on their computer.
Sub Email()
Set newItem = Application.CreateItemFromTemplate("c:\Users\Mark's Office\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Email.oft")
newItem.Display
Set newItem = Nothing
End Sub
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  Jason Fenoglio replied 5 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I can assist. I don't believe that you can pull it from Dropbox since it is a application the attaches a cloud connection to your file system. You might try using a environment variable instead of a direct path. You could use %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Email.oft and save the .oft file in the same spot. Every user that logs on, %USERPROFILE$ will be relative to them.

Expert:  Jason Fenoglio replied 5 months ago.

If you are on a domain, you could also use Group Policy to place the template in the user profile for everyone just using the same path with the environment variable.

Expert:  Jason Fenoglio replied 5 months ago.

Just checking in with you. Did the answer above help at all?