Customize with mail.oft, normalemail.dotm, theme's or style's????

We are working with Outlook 2007 in a TS environment. 
I' am trying to customize sending e-mail. I have being searching the whole 
day but I' am getting  crazy with the possibilities. Can anyone sort me out? 

What I want to do:
1. Chance the default type
2. Insert some standard text en logo
3. Create some  company  lay-out bullet lists (styles)
4.Make this the same for every user.

As so far I found out:
1. There is a mail.oft at \office 2007\templates\1043. Is this the default 
2. In my default template folder there is a Normalemail.dotm. In discussion 
    I couldn't find a clear answer, is this the place to customize?
3. I can make I theme with the type I want (in 
e-mail_messages\options\theme's )
    and save it. but how can I set a default theme for every new e-mail (the
    personal theme I made is not in the list stationary/theme's in the 
4. In e-mail_messages \format\style's I can change  the style and make a style
    default. What is better to use for setting type Theme's or style's?
5. There is also I Normalemail.dotm in doc&set for every user. Do I have to 
    all of them, can I copy, or can I make them use all the same 

Manny thanks

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Good afternoon Peter,

I'm searching for the same answers as you mentioned in you call concerning customizing mail.oft.
Have you already found an answer? I didn't see it when I found your questions.

Many thanks in advance!

11/7/2008 12:33:09 PM
Good afternoon Peter,

I'm searching for the same answers as you mentioned in you call concerning customizing mail.oft.
Have you already found an answer? I didn't see it when I found your questions.

Many thanks in advance!

11/7/2008 12:46:17 PM
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"Daphne" wrote in message
> Good afternoon Peter,
> I'm searching for the same answers as you mentioned in you call concerning 
> customizing mail.oft.
> Have you already found an answer? I didn't see it when I found your 
> questions.
> Many thanks in advance!
> Daphne 

outlookmvp (5838)
11/7/2008 5:07:41 PM

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