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What is an "s+" or "s plus" in Outlook? Is it the same as a meeting request and why is it named as such?

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S+ is shorthand for "Schedule +". It no longer exists but it remains in the vocabulary. It is the same as a meeting request.

S+ or Sched+: I don't think we'll ever banish this from the lingo. Schedule+ hasn't existed as a product for many years, and yet most softies (even people who joined the company long after S+ stopped existing) refer to scheduling meetings as Sched-plus. The typical usage is something like this: “Ess Plus me on that.“ In 98 or 99, a few testers on Outlook tried valiantly to get the company to use the phrase “outcal“, but it never caught on.

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