Outlook is a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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MS Outlook 2013 not working in normal mode but works ok in safe mode

Been working on a laptop for 2 weeks now with this problem and desperately need help. Regarding this issue, I have search the net for solutions. In case some of you may wonder what solutions I was ...
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How do you send all your email content from Outlook 2011 for mac to a gmail account

I have two email accounts, one is Outlook 2011 on my Macbook. The other is gmail. I prefer gmail and its search options. Is there an easy way to send the entire contents of my Outlook to gmail; not ...
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Outlook 2007 rule to auto forward meeting invite issue

I setup a rule in Outlook 2007 (my work email client) to auto-forward all meeting invites to my Gmail account so I can add them to Google Calendar. I made sure the action I selected was "forward it to ...
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Mark Complete Flag in Outlook 2013

My question is similar to one posted by Courtney Duell Jul 23 '14 at 21:06. Courtney wrote: Previously, the follow up 'flags' had multiple flag options, as well as the capability to set ...
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How can the organizer name be displayed with the Outlook meeting reminder?

I have meeting reminders set to pop-up in Outlook. When it appears it displays the subject, date and time, and location. I'd also like it to show the organizers name without having to open the ...
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run macros assigned to many excel sheets of a workbook, with one click

I have one workbook with 8 worksheets. I have a macro assigned to each worksheet. I want to run all 8 macros from one worksheet in one click(by clicking one button, to run all 8 macros). How can ...
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Outlook 2013 search indexing set schedule

I have been routinely experiencing the search warning: "Search results might be incomplete because items are being indexed". Why is it that the search indexer can't just run at night, on a specific ...
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Way to Schedule Follow-Up Meeting using Outlook 2013 Meeting Invites?

Frequently I want to schedule a follow-up meeting to a meeting that has just occurred. I want the same participants, same subject and same body, just sometime in the future. I can't find a way to do ...
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when criteria does not match do nothing excel vba macro

I am implementing a macro that checks column E for dates that are 7 days away from current date. If cell date - current date = 7 then an email containing the row that has the matching cell, is sent ...
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Outlook 2013 : remove list of CC email in content of reply all message

I'm working with some 20-people-discuss-without-group-mail threads, so, when I reply all with just 1 sentence, the mail content will be like below, how can i config Outlook to not include the CC list ...
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Custom style padding in Outlook

I'm trying to create a custom code style in Outlook (with a dark background). I have it almost how I want it, except I would like some padding around the text if possible. I don't see an actual ...
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Where, in Exchange, can rules from other sources be removed? [migrated]

I have one user, out of almost 500, who has connected his Android phone to Microsoft Exchange; I've ensured that this has been done correctly, but he, at one time, set up some inbox rules from the ...
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What are some Outlook Plugins/Add-ins that take the invitees of a meeting and add them to the body of an invite? [on hold]

I would like to automatically, or at the press of 1 or 2 clicks/buttons, insert the list of invitees of my meeting into my invite in Outlook, at meeting creation time. I have seen this done once ...
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Outlook Data File and Indexing

I am using outlook 2013, and I changed the default path of the .pst files. Now, my search indexing is not working. I have tried re-indexing, changing the indexing path to the location where my .pst ...
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Can you block or cache a single image in Outlook?

I'm using Windows 8 Outlook and I'm curious about whether it is possible to force-cache or block a single image that keeps recurring in emails. Since I'm using a USB Internet stick with limited memory ...
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Outlook not starts without /safe swich

I was trying to start outlook 2010 in normal mode, but just icon in taskbar is visible. I tried to start with /safe prefix. Outlook started normaly without problems. Then I have removed or disabled ...
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How does Outlook know if the recipient cannot receive RTF messages

I am suffering from the winmail.dat problem. I tried to fix the problem through making email senders. But no success. In this "How to Prevent the Winmail.dat File from Being Sent to Internet Users" ...
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Is it possible to request no out-of-office reply to be sent?

Our knowledge base software sends notifications for new topics and comments to any subscribed user. Often, a few subscribers have an out-of-office reply configured, resulting in useless out-of-office ...
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Recurring Meeting Request WITH VOTING BUTTONS

I need to send an email weekly inquiring about the status of a project. There are 4 possible statuses that a PM can choose from. Right now I have a recurring meeting request being sent requesting ...
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Outlook troubles moving mails to trash

I recently changed webhost, and therefore I needed to reinstall mail stuff etc., and now I can't use the regular delete functions in my Outlook client, nor on my iPhone. The mailfolder for trash is ...
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Outlook 2010 - Sending HTML Settings

When sending emails, Outlook (I presume) is resizing signature images. My colleagues PCs work fine using the same images and the same software. When I receive their emails, the images are as they were ...
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Outlook rules - Move messages to list when CC'd not To

We get a lot of e-mail from people CCing our department distribution list We also get important e-mails sent To our department distribution list How do I create a rule in Outlook to move mail when ...
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How to get free/busy information to unlock for “resource calendars” in Outlook with Exchange 2003?

So, I know Exchange 2003 isn't supported anymore, there's a migration going on longterm. However for now, we have to do with what we have. We created users dedicated to share calendars each ...
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Initialising Outlook with a saved ost file

I had to replace the HDD on my laptop, so all my installed software has to be reinstalled. Before replacing I saved my outlook files archive.pst extend.dat outlook.log outlook.ost ...
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Stop outlook from moving old message to Inbox subfolder in Deleted Items folder [on hold]

Outlook is automatically moving all 2 month old messages from Inbox folder to Inbox sub-folder in Deleted Items folder like below. This is happening on my work laptop connected to an Exchange ...
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Trouble opening certain emails in Outlook 2013

Most emails I am receiving are fine, but recently I am getting an error when trying to open a specific user's email. I can see who it's from, the topic, and the first few words of the message in the ...
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Windows XP Outlook 2007: .ost is not an offline folder file

I know there are loads of threads about this where you need to recover the .ost. I don't. I have deleted the Outlook directory containing the .ost and still when I restart Outlook with a new profile ...
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Shortcut key to attach the open Excel file in Outlook [closed]

What is the shortcut key to attach the currently open Excel file in Outlook?
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How to manage large set of Outlook canned responses/signatures for several users on network?

In our small office with 6 people we use Outlook signatures as canned responses. So we have a signature for when someone asks "question A", for when we send out "form DB7-ET", etc… The situation ...
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How can I see Outlook reminders that are snoozing? [duplicate]

In Outlook 2010, is it possible to see the reminders that I have snoozed? I know that you can go to the View tab and click on "Reminders Window", but the Reminders Window won't show anything that is ...
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Can view another Exchange 2010 user's mailbox items via OWA, but not Outlook

I need to make some mailboxes available to more than one user. As a test, I've added myself to another users mailbox's permission list using the management shell: add-mailboxpermission -Identity ...
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How to search fulltext within Outlook XP attachments (pdf files) in Windows XP?

I need to do a full text search on the email database of Outlook XP on a PC with Windows XP SP3 which also searches within attached files like PDF files. Using Windows search did not find anything ...
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Outlook 2010 contacts have become corrupted

Imported outlook pst file over to a new machine. All email addresses have become stripped out into separate "contacts" with nothing other the email address. With no email addresses left in the ...
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in Outlook 2013, how do I get meeting invites to go out with the Yes/No/Maybe?

Meeting invite sent from Outlook 2010: Meeting invite sent from Outlook 2013: The big difference is the Yes/Maybe/No buttons on the message from 2010. How do I get these to show up from 2013? ...
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How do I stop Outlook 2010 from deleting emails from the server when it retrieves them?

When Outlook 2010 retrieves emails from my home email account it automatically deletes them from that server. How do I stop this? I need to be able to see them from my home computer as well. In the ...
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Why do Outlook Rich Text Attachments Show Up in Line with Text?

Whenever I have to include an attachment with an Outlook email and use Rich Text format, Outlook wants to put the attachment somewhere inline with the text. I don't like that and would much rather it ...
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How do I append a footer in Outlook only if the recipient is external?

I am using client side SMIME and want to append a footer only if the person is an external to my mail system. My mail system includes about 200 domains, and I only want to append a footer if I'm ...
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How do I create a rule that moves an email to another file after it is marked complete?

I would like to create a rule that moves an email to another file after it is marked complete. I have tried all of the standard rule sets that I thought might work. I have searched online and found ...
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Disappearing Calendar Tasks

I have a user using Outlook 2013/Office 365. For some reason he is not able to see calendar tasks before 5 months ago(example he is able to see task from today March 10, 2015 to November 2014, But he ...
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Exchange 2013 Rule to move mail from user mailbox to shared mailbox

I'm trying to create a rule on a user mailbox that does the following: After rule arrives from john@domain.com, move the message to Subfolder within Shared mailbox. When I configure this rule in ...
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Converting multiple .msg files to PDF

I am trying to convert multiple Outlook .msg files to a single PDF file so I can store them as a record of correspondence for Project archives. I am using Outlook 2010 and Adobe XI Pro. When I ...
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Why does my application window keep disappearing?

Starting this morning, when my colleague opens Outlook on her Windows machine, splash screen will display, the icon in the taskbar will glow (as if the application was running) but no window would ...
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outlook hangs for several minutes when viewing stackexchange newsletter

Every time I click on a Stack Exchange newsletter mail item my outlook hangs for several minutes. I am using Windows 7 64 bit and outlook 2013 64bit: The preview of the e-mail is enough to ...
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Check BCC after the email is sent [on hold]

How is it possible to check the address insert in BCC list after the email is sent? I use outlook, but I not sure on other email-client (thunderbird/google web mail...)
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Importing large Outlook Express mail to Outlook

I am in the process of moving all my Outlook Express email (over 5GB) to Outlook 2003. I will then move that .pst file to Outlok on a new Win 8 computer. My problem is my OE files are so large they ...
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How to remove all the setting for Outlook on Mac

I install office preview on Mac, and outlook just keep crashing everytime I start. So I uninstall office preview, reinstall the old Outlook for Mac that I had (which was working). But when I start, it ...
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Possible to change Outlook SMIME icon from RED to Blue?

Every SMIME clear signed message has a red icon located near the Urgent exclamation point as shown below. This is often confused with high priority, and sends the wrong subtle message. IMHO a red ...
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Gmail and Outlook reading content on compressed files

I have noticed that all zipped documents sent to gmail or outlook is read by their servers. I have sent a Zipped SQL database to my gmail and outlook accounts and then performed a search with some of ...
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How can I cancel an appointment in outlook if someone cancels it?

I have many 1:1 meetings. If the other person cancels the invite I want to delete the whole appointment. It seems to me that I have to go into the canendar and FIND the specific date and appointment ...
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Reading Pane in different positions per view in Outlook 2010

I have a primary inbox and a secondary inbox setup in my Outlook. I would like my primary inbox to have the reading pane on the right and the secondary inbox to have the preview pane on the bottom. ...