Version 14 (for Windows) of Microsoft's Outlook application.

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How to make Outlook 2010 minimize when I try to close it?

When clicking the X button or ALT+F4, how can I get Outlook to minimze to the tray instead of close? Several programs have this behavior, and it's annoying that Outlook behaves different...
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The Outlook data file can't be accessed, how do I repair it?

I am using the beta 2010 Office Outlook. When I try receive or send, I get the following error. Outlook data file cannot be accessed. Repairing and reinstalling Office and trying to use any ...
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Prevent Outlook 2010 Insert Picture resizing image

When I "Insert Picture" a JPEG in Outlook 2010 it automatically resizes the image and, I think, recompresses it too. I realise this would be useful for photographs or for people who try to email 1MB ...
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How to replace text in the body of an incoming message with a hyperlink in Outlook 2010?

Does anyone know of a way or a program that will read a received email and recognize a static format of text (in my case it will be "#" followed by 6 integers), and make that a hyperlink to a webpage? ...
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Outlook 2010: How to turn Out of Office on automatically when Outlook is closed?

Is it possible to make Outlook 2010 turn on the "Automatic Replies" feature when I close the application? I like to turn on "Out of Office" at the end of the day but in a hurry it's easily forgotten. ...
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Are there any shortcut keys for responding to meeting requests in MS Office Outlook 2010?

I am quite proficient with the keyboard and try to only use the mouse when necessary. Given that context I was very familiar with the shortcut keys in MS Outlook 2003 and never needed to use the mouse ...
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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 can I view the entire source code of an email in Outlook 2010?

I know how to view the headers of an email message as well as the source of an HTML message. In Outlook Express, however, there was an option to see the entire message source code the exact same way ...
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In Outlook 2010, can you add “Categories” to the “New Email” Ribbon?

I couldn't figure out how to do this in Outlook 2007, and I was hoping I could do it in Outlook 2010... I want the ability to quickly apply a category when composing a new email (typically a "Waiting ...
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How to make Outlook 2010 not warn on empty subject?

I'm using the beta of Outlook 2010, and am wondering how I can set it to STOP warning me on empty subject lines. My family and friends (as opposed to work) I generally send with no subject, and it is ...
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Move an Outlook 2010 Message to a Conversation

Is there some way to move an e-mail message that Outlook 2010 has made a new conversation for into another conversation?
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Why does my Tray Icon's Behavior occasionally reset Windows 7?

I'm fine with having most of my tray icons hidden, however I want the Outlook Notification envelop to show at all times when I have new messages. Its important for me to know when I have unread ...
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How can I limit the number of IMAP emails Outlook 2010 syncs?

I'm helping a user with Outlook 2010. They have a large mailbox that they want to sync over IMAP, but we want to not sync the whole thing in order to keep Outlook performing well. A lot of email ...
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Outlook automatic reply that retains body text of the incoming message

I'm able to create a rule that replies to incoming emails with a template. That works as designed, however I would like for the reply to quote the original incoming email just like it would appear if ...
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How do I set the background row color of emails list view in Outlook?

Previously I used Thunderbird, It has an option to write a custom css for the email list view. I changed the css so that I am able to set different background colors in the email list view pane. ...
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Can I make a shortcut to Send Outlook Email from Template?

Using the information provided here, I was able to successfully create an email template and send a message using this template. However, using this template is quite cumbersome - one must go to New ...
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Why does Outlook 2010 give the message "Creating a new item from the selected items could take some time…are you sure you create a new item…?

I'm using Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2007. I am moving emails from my Deleted Items folder to a user-created folder. When I move a "low" number of messages, say a few hundred or less, the operation ...
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Stop sending mail to myself when choosing Reply All in Outlook

My company has set up each mail account with serveral aliases. My default account is firstL@mycompany.com. I also have: first.last@mycompany.com flast@mycompany.com first_last@mycompany.com The ...
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Manual archive in Outlook 2010 does not work

I try to manually archive folders in Outlook 2010 but it does not move items ( e-mails ) to archive pst file ? Any asssiatance or idea is kindly appreciated.
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How can I put a HTML code in Outlook 2010?

How can I put a HTML code in outlook 2010? The code is: <p style="color:red;">Hello</p> How can I put that in the message using Outlook 2010?
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Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration

I've been reading a lot of things on the internet about this but can't get it to work. Also tried the Mozilla forums, did not get anything useful out of that. What I could do is importing the PST ...
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How do I set up Outlook to send a auto reply during a certain hour of the day every day?

I would like to protect myself from unreasonable demands during my work day. One of those is telling people that I will not respond to any emails before 3pm. I'd like to set up a rule in outlook ...
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How can I list cancelled/declined meetings?

In Outlook, How can I list cancelled/declined meetings? I happen to use Outlook 2010 at the moment.
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Is it possible to filter addresses in the CC field but not in the TO field?

What I'm trying to do is setup a rule in Outlook 2010 that filters on a specific e-mail address in the CC field but not in the To field. For example, all mail with To:example@blah.com should move to a ...
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In Microsoft Office Outlook 2010, how can I manually purge mails that are marked for deletion in IMAP folders?

As described in the header I can not find the button for purging mails manually that I have marked for deletion in an IMAP folder. The Problem only occours in Outlook 2010
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Outlook 2010 Calendar not displaying correct meetings and appoint

When viewing the calendar in OWA or if a different user views the calendar it is fine. But when viewing it in Outlook 2010 the meetings and appointments are all wrong. Some are on the wrong dates, ...
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How To Filter On Bcc Info

I've created a rule that checks for messages sent to a distribution list, but I'm finding that the rules is missing messages in a thread where the sender moves the DL address to BCC. Basically, I want ...
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Can Outlook send multiple simultaneous emails to different people without doing a bcc?

I'm looking to simultaneously send the same email to multiple recipients. Let's say I want to email John and Bill the same email, I want them to be in the "To:" field, but I don't want them to see ...
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Is it possible (anymore) to open and send Yahoo! emails in Outlook, without a plus account?

I have a variety of emails accounts, all of which I frequently use (Yahoo, Gmail, School..) What's frustrating, though, is when I need to frequently consult an account, such as my two Yahoo accounts. ...
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Outlook 2010 keeps asking to select profile when Google Calendar Sync starts

In Outlook 2010, I have only one profile. I have selected always use this profile in the profile settings as described in this question. Nevertheless, each time that Google Calendar Sync starts a ...
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How do I view source in Outlook 2010?

This question has already been asked here; but the answer only gives advice on how to view the email header not the actual html source of the email. There is another question here, which I think may ...
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Why do some emails sent in Outlook 2010 get stuck in Outbox with date set to “None”?

I'm using Outlook 2010 against Exchange 2007. Emails I compose sometimes get stuck in the Outbox with date "None" as shown below. These emails never leave the outbox unless I delete them and ...
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Outlook and IMAP - Outlook doesn't allow the Drafts and Trash folders to sync with the respective IMAP folders

I'm using Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 against an IMAP server (the problem exists across many, like Gmail, you name it). Outlook lets you set your Outlook "Sent" folder to map to the IMAP server's ...
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Make sent items show up in conversation view in Outlook 2010?

This one is pretty simple: I am using Outlook 2010 in "Conversation View" which is great except for the fact that Sent Items do not show up in this view. When using the beta version of Outlook 2010, ...
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How do I add my photo to my account in Outlook 2010?

I've seen other users have their own picture in Outlook 2010. How do I add this to my account? I don't see anything in Options/Settings. I've been able to do this in Lync, but not in Outlook.
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Keep Outlook Invitations in Inbox

Is there a setting so that when an Outlook meeting invitation is accepted the invitation is not automatically removed from the Inbox? I often accept invitations and then realize that I needed some ...
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Outlook 2010 Navigation Pane - Show Unread Count on Mailbox

I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 64. I want the unread count of my mailboxes to show on the Navigation Pane, but on the mailbox, not on the folders. I like to keep my mailboxes compacted ...
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Why does the Outlook taskbar envelope icon sometimes remain active, even if I have no unread email?

Outlook has a nice envelope icon that displays on top of the taskbar icon when I have new mail. Sometimes this icon comes up when I get a new message, but then doesn't go away when the message is ...
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How can I make Outlook 2010 always reply in plain text?

I want to be able to reply in old-fashioned plain text format when people send me emails (so I can reply inline). Outlook 2010 doesn't seem to allow this when the person sends me an HTML email. Is ...
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How to disable Outlook 2010 automatic send/receive?

I want to disable automatic send and receive of emails in Outlook 2010. The ideal world would be to have to click the send/receive button, but anything close to that would work. I already tried this, ...
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Is there anyway to identify which email alias a sender used for me if it was listed as a BCC (Outlook)?

I'm using Outlook 2010 but my buddy, using Outlook 2003, doesn't seem to be able to see it either. I know that if I open the email (external to viewing pane) and go to the [File] tab, then hit the ...
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Outlook 2010 Unable to Categorize Messages

I am unable to categorize messages in my inbox. What I'm talking about is the ability to assign a color category. I'm accustomed to being able to just click the icon in the ribbon of the open message ...
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How to migrated emails and contacts from Outlook Express Email to Outlook 2010?

I have tried taking the Outlook Express 6 .dbx files to a Windows 7 machine and importing, but there is no browse. I then installed Outlook 2010 on the XP machine with Outlook Express and only got a ...
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Outlook 2010: View source of the mail message

Is there any way to look the source of the mail in MS Outlook 2010?
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New email envelop does not appear in notification area in Outlook 2010

When an email is received, Outlook 2010 creates an envelop in notification area. But when my emails are moved by a rule to some folder other than standard inbox, I dont get a notification in system ...
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How to execute Outlook 2010 macro with AutoHotKey?

Having found that I can't bind custom keyboard shortcuts to macros I've written for Outlook 2010, I turned to AutoHotKey and have a working solution, but it's clumsy. Here is one script and I have two ...
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How to change the default program used by Outlook 2010 for displaying the source of an email?

I installed a demo version of a text editor recently (Ultraedit) and it appears to have set itself up as the default viewer for the html source of messages (via right-click -> View Source). Now that ...
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Outlook macro to interrupt a reply-all?

Is it possible to create an outlook macro such that when a user presses "Reply to All", there is a prompt saying something like "Your message will be sent to the following recipients: x,y,z. Are you ...
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Moving Outlook 2010 PST files to a new location

I am trying to move my PST files for Outlook 2010 between folders. From what I have read all I have to do is close Outlook, go to the folders and move the file over. Then, when I restart Outlook, I ...
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reply-to-all includes my name in the TO line

When I click "reply-to-all" in Outlook, my address is automatically put in the TO line. Since I usually don't modify the TO line when I reply to all, I just end up receiving any mail that I send. It ...