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Outlook Add-in to convert email into a meeting request

Yesterday, I talked about a cool MS Outlook plugin called Reply All with Attachments. On this blog entry, I will mention another useful add-in that let users convert existing email thread into a follow-up meeting request. Splus Add-In is created by Ashwin that adds a "Schedule Meeting" button under "Customs Actions" toolbar button.

Outlook Plugin to convert email into a meeting request

There is a bit more to it - if you want to do the follow-up 1:1 with the sender (when there is just one person in To line and no one in CC), then the meeting room location shows up as the ’s office (Of course you can edit and change it to your office as well).

This plugin is tested with Outlook 2007 under Windows Vista.