Outlook 2007 is a version of Microsoft Outlook, released in 2006. It is widely used for email, calendar, contacts, and notes.

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Breaking the Outlook 2010 e-mail blue quote line for inline responses

UPDATE: I've finally figured out a way to comprehensively fix this problem, though it took a lot of work and the creation of an Outlook 2010 addin! See below for the addin download. As far as I'm ...
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How to get back a declined outlook invitation

I accidently clicked "decline" on an outlook invitation and now I can't reverse it -- the event has completely disappeared from my calendar! How can I get back the event invitation and change my "...
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How to make Outlook show the unread count of a folder, including its sub-folders?

If I have a folder in MS Outlook called Technology and under technology I have Software and Hardware. If I setup rules to automatically forward email to Software or Hardware folder, I don't realize ...
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Is there a wildcard for setting up an Outlook 2007 rule?

I would like to create a rule that moves anything with the words SUCCESS * BenchmarkResults, where the * indicates a wildcard to a specific folder. We have multiple systems that will be put in place ...
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Bulk Deleting All Messages in a Folder in Microsoft Outlook Web Access [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Multiple delete in Microsoft Outlook Web Access How do you delete all messages in a folder in Outlook, preferrably through Web Access? I left my Outlook account unattended ...
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Conversation based grouping in Outlook similar to gmail?

I'm stuck using my employer's Outlook 2007 system for work email and don't have the option to forward to my gmail account. The only thing I really miss alot from gmail is the threaded conversations ...
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How to determine what Outlook rule was applied?

I have a number of rules that filter mail to my deleted items folder. Sometimes it seems a rule applies to a message which I did not intend it to apply to. How can you "debug" which rule applied to ...
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I declined a single meeting occurrence in Outlook. How do I get it back?

I mistakenly declined a single occurrence of a recurring meeting in Outlook. How do I undo this and get the meeting back? I also had a look at How to get back a declined outlook invitation. But that ...
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Smileys in Outlook, how to prevent it

When I type the emoticon ":)" in Outlook 2007, it turns into a smiley face, as in a face inside of a circle...Is there a way for me to prevent Outlook from doing that? I just want a plain old colon ...
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How to see other participants in Outlook 2007 appointments?

When I receive an invitation for an appointment (sorry don't know if that the right Outlook-term, I only have the German version here) I see the list of participants. Once I accept it, I no longer ...
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Outlook 2007 / 2010 Calendar: hide meetings in specific category

Question Is there any easy way in Outlook 2007/2010 to show/hide meetings in a specific category? Preferably only for a specific view (the Month view, in this case). Note: I was almost done ...
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In the Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar can I hide specific re-occuring appointments?

In outlook 2007's To-Do bar (the bar on the right with the Calendar, your task list and upcoming appointments), is there a way to hide a specific series of appointments? I have daily appointments for ...
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Outlook 2007 won't close

I use Outlook 2007 at home as an IMAP client and RSS feed reader. I have a problem that when I close outlook, the window exits, but the process remains running. This prevents me from opening outlook ...
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Recovering Outlook .pst password?

I am trying to recover an Outlook .pst file password. Is there some way to do this? I am using Outlook 2007 and Windows 7.
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Why Outlook 2007 pasted images are larger than original?

I have been using Outlook 2007 for over a year with no image problems. Around September 1st, images that I paste into messages are enlarged in the messages. This happends with WinSnap, the Vista ...
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any way to improve Outlook snooze?

I'm locked in to Outlook 2007 at work, and I've had a pet peeve for years now. 15-minute reminders are de rigeur wherever Outlook is used, so let's say I have a 4:00pm meeting. At 3:45, I get a pop-...
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Clicking hyperlinks in Email messages becomes painfully slow

Running Windows 7 (RC, 64 bit). Suddenly, today, after months without a problem, clicking on links has become extremely slow. I've noticed this in two places. (1) clicking hyperlinks in Outlook ...
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How to migrate Outlook from previous installation

Having a hard disk with a previous installation of same version of Windows (7) and Outlook (2007), how do I migrate all its data to the current installation?
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Create a recurring appointment in Outlook for the Friday of every month after second Tuesday

I want to create a recurring appointment in Outlook for the Friday of the second Tuesday of each month to schedule server reboots because of Windows updates. Some months the second Friday is not the ...
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Why can't my Outlook 2007 rule be server-side when using 'Mark as Read Only" rule

Using Outlook 2007 with an Exchange Server. I am trying to setup a server-side rule, but if I decide to mark the message read-only, Outlook forces the rule to be client-side. I'd like my rules to be ...
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How can I disable CTRL+ENTER and ALT+S in Outlook 2007?

I'd like to disable the CTRL+ENTER and ALT+S keyboard shortcuts in Outlook 2007, to avoid accidentally sending incomplete emails. I've found instructions for Outlook 2003 but they don't seem to work ...
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Is there a way to use Regular Expressions in Outlook rules?

Our mail server manages to filter a lot of spam, but the spammers seem to be finding ways to get around it. I am finding that much the current crop of stuff that gets through could be filtered on my ...
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Microsoft Outlook tips and tricks for improving user experience? [closed]

I'm one of those heavy Microsoft Outlook users, currently working on the 2007 version. God knows this tool is heavy and may impose problems. I wondered what the Super User crowd has to suggest in ...
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How can I get rid of “Outlook Today”?

Every time I start Outlook it loads this slow and ridiculously ugly page called "Outlook Today." I'd like it to just default to my Inbox -- is there a way to do this?
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How to show declined meeting on Outlook calendar

I declined a recurring meeting invitation in Outlook 2007 to let the organizer know I am unable to attend, which will be true most of the time. But there will be rare occasions when I could attend so ...
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Why doesn't the vertical scrollbar work in Outlook's message list?

Moving the scrollbar handle in Outlook 2007's message list doesn't scroll the messages until I let go of the handle. Can I change this behavior? It's pretty annoying, and makes the scrollbar kinda ...
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Can I merge Inbox and Sent Items into one view in Outlook 2007?

Does anyone know if there is a way to merge my Inbox and Sent Items into one view in Outlook 2007? I want a way to manage my email threads in a similar way to how they are managed in Gmail.
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How can I find a lost folder in Outlook?

How can I find a folder that was accidentally moved into an unknown folder in Outlook? I can find messages in the folder and looking at their properties gives me the name of the folder but not where ...
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How to enable Email desktop alerts for inbox folders in outlook 2007? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message recieve Right now desktop alerts only comes if mail comes in inbox only . i need desktop alerts for every folder on ...
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Does archiving email remove it from an exchange server?

I use exchange for my emails on which I think I am running low on space. Yesterday Outlook prompted me about archiving email to reduce the size of my Inbox. What does archiving emails actually do and ...
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How do I search my Outlook calendar?

There's an appointment in my calendar for a date in the future that I can't find. I know it's in there somewhere, but I can't work out how to search appointment items. What am I missing? Apparently, ...
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How can I set the zoom of the Outlook reading pane?

I know we're able to use Ctrl+Mouse Wheel to zoom in and out, but is there a way of permanently setting the default zoom for the reading pane?
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Outlook Tag Plugin

Does anyone from here knows a possibility/method or pluging which will allow me to add tags/keywords to emails that I receive in Outlook 2007?
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Sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007 Calendar

What's a good way to sync Google Calendar with Outlook Calendar 2007? I need to do this so I can sync my calendar with my iPod via iTunes Also, how can I repeat an event in Outlook Calendar 2007? ...
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Outlook: Move 'flag status' index column to the left

In the 'Messages' (inbox) view in Outlook 2007, there is a list of all messages (one liners) with several field. The rightmost field is the 'Flag Status' field. I'm trying to move this icon to the ...
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How can I get Outlook to restore previously-open message windows when restarting?

So Outlook crashed on me yesterday... ...Ok, so that's not terribly interesting. But what happened next was: there was a "Restart" option on the resulting crash dialog. When I clicked it, Outlook re-...
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How can I open Outlook Calendar to a 2-3 week view by default?

I use Outlook 2007, and I like to view my calendar 2 (or sometimes 3) weeks at a time. Its relatively easy to do, by dragging my mouse across several weeks in the mini calendar. BUT... it never ...
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Make Outlook prompt for saving an e-mail just after sending

Is there a way to make Outlook prompt for saving an e-mail just after clicking on Send? I need to save not all but some of my sent emails. I set Outlook to save all sent emails and it's tiring to go ...
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Is there a way to have an outlook 2007 email template automatically update the subject with the current date?

I send out an email every morning in a specific format. To = The same group every day Subject = "Scrum 25-SEP-09" (replace the date with the current date) Body = Yesterday: - <what I did ...
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What would an Outlook 2007 macro to automate Paste Special - Unformatted Text look like?

I'd like to assign a macro in Outlook 2007 to a Toolbar button that would execute the equivalent of these clicks when there is formatted text in the Windows clipboard: Click the Paste icon by the ...
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Increase Microsoft outlook 2007 PST file limit

I am unable to send/receive any emails in my MS outlook 2007. I am prompted with the following error Can't move the items. The file <path>\<filename>.pst has reached its maximum size. To ...
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I have an Outlook 2007 rule which copies certain outgoing messages to another folder — how do I automatically mark these messages as “read”?

The messages are successfully copied to the other folder, but show up as unread. "Mark as read" does show up as a filter option in the action list when creating a rule that applies to incoming ...
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How to convert an Outlook 2007 .ost file to a .pst file, so I can open it in another, local computer?

I have a couple of backed up .pst and .ost files that were used with a server that is not accessible anymore. On my local machine, I was able to Add... the .pst file to my fresh Outlook 2007 and ...
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Multi-month view for Outlook 2007 calendar

Is there any way (plugins are acceptable) to have multiple months in the same view? I'm looking for something that provides the same thing as the built-in month view, only showing more than one month ...
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How to export all contacts from Outlook 2007 as vcard?

Is there a way to save all my Outook 2007 contacts as vcards? There is no option under menu File > Import and Export... One can export each contact one by one by selecting the contact and choosing "...
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Outlook 2007: Is there a keyboard shortcut for Find text in an email?

Pressing "Ctrl+F" would forward the message. Then, is there a keyboard shortcut for finding text in an email? (Think Adobe PDF Ctrl+F or Word Ctrl+F)
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Email going into Junk Mail folder in Outlook despite turning off Junk Mail

I tried emailing my wife from my new company email account (which uses Exchange). When she responded, her email went into the "Junk E-mail" folder. So I tried a few things: Added her to the "Safe ...
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Why do all day events not show up in the Outlook To-Do Bar?

When adding appointments as all day events in Outlook, for some reason they don't show up in the To-Do Bar. I don't want to have to keep switching from Mail to Calendar view each time I want to just ...
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How do I choose what format Outlook uses to reply/forward a message?

I use HTML-formatted e-mail for internal messages. When someone external sends me a plaintext message and I forward it internally, Outlook defaults to using plaintext to forward it as well. Is there ...
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Make envelope icon disappear in Outlook 2007

I have my mobile phone synced with my Exchange server. When an email comes and I'm on the road, I read it and it is marked as read. When I get back to my computer, the envelope icon displays in the ...