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

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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 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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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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Outlook fails to open with error: 'Microsoft Outlook' exited without properly closing your Outlook data file

After shutting down Outlook forcefully and trying to restart it, the following error is displayed: 'Microsoft Outlook' exited without properly closing your Outlook data file. 'Microsoft Outlook' ...
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How do I get that nice inline-quote indicator in Outlook 2010 when replying to emails?

Outlook 2010 (beta). I like responding to email inline-style, where there is an indicator (typically a gray vertical bar, |) denoting the quoted content. Not sure if I can attach an image, but ...
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Is there a way to prevent a message from accidentally being sent?

I am terrified of accidentally sending a reply before I'm finished editing it. Usually what I do is either: copy the email into word, edit in word, then hit reply-to-all in outlook, paste in my ...
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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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How do I view raw email headers in Outlook 2010?

Is it possible to view raw / complete email headers in Outlook 2010? In Outlook 2007 you could go to View > Options, or right click on a message, then select Options, and "Internet Headers" could be ...
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Is there any way to turn on my “Out of Office” automatic replies when an event in the calendar is marked “out of office”?

I have recurring events that cause me to be out of the office on a regular basis. I have updated my calendar to reflect that I will be out of the office. Currently I use the "Out of Office" ...
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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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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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How to remove the Outlook 2010 icon from tray?

How do I remove the Outlook 2010 icon from my Windows 7 system tray / notification area? Just for clarification: i really mean 'remove' and not 'hide'. I have the icon in the taskbar and I don't ...
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AutoHotKey not working with Outlook 2010

I created a AutoHotKey script and compiled it to an exe. I then ran the exe and ran Outlook 2010. When I try to use my hotkeys I defined I get an error in the status bar saying "This modification is ...
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How do I get rid of smart quotes in Outlook 2010?

I have tried: Ctrl+Shift+' which worked for someone else in Outlook 2003 File → Options → Mail → Spelling and AutoCorrect... → AutoCorrect Options... → AutoFormat tab → ...
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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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Is there a Shortcut for “Mark all messages as read” in Outlook?

I am trying to find a shortcut for marking all messages (eMails) in a folder as read by using a keyboard shortcut, but had no luck in finding one so far. I am using Microsoft Outlook 2010 and when I ...
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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 merge duplicate contacts in Outlook?

I wanted to improve my address book and got a Memotoo account, which takes in contact info from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Android and Outlook (and several others). You can imagine that I ...
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Is it possible to search an Outlook folder with Ctrl-F?

I've got CtrlF burned into my brain and hands to do a search. Outlook makes you use CtrlE because CtrlF does a forward. But when composing an email, CtrlF initiates a find. Assuming I'm OK giving ...
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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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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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Send email that will not receive out of office replies?

As part of my job, I often send internal messages to large distribution groups. I do not require the flood of out of office messages that comes back, but still need to allow actual humans to reply to ...
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How can I adjust start and end time for reoccuring meetings in Outlook?

I have a situation where I have a few reoccurring meetings in my Outlook calendar for which I want to change the start and end time for. I didn't create the meeting in the first place, and I don't ...
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How can I edit the HTML source code of an email in Outlook 2010 without any add-ins?

I need to be able to make HTML custom emails with div tags, formatting, and such, and I need to be able to send it with Outlook 2010. How is this possible?
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How to get notified of incoming RSS feed items in Outlook 2010?

I'm currently using Outlook 2010 to fetch RSS feeds. It's working perfectly, but one point is missing. For emails, I get a little notification in the systray and as an small OSD. For RSS feed items ...
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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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List of Office Outlook 2010 add-ins

Is there a list of available Office Outlook 2010 Outlook Add-ins somewhere? Although I've googled before asking this question, I was unable to find a list of add-ins. (I'm probably not looking for ...
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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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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 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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How do I get a macro to run in Outlook 2010?

I've written a macro for Outlook and would like it to be run from a button which is visible whenever you compose an email. As such, I've added a button to the Quick Access Toolbar pointing to the ...
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Sync google calendar and contacts with Outlook 10

I use a google accounts for mail/contacts/calendar. I use Outlook 2010 on my desktop and an iphone. Iphone syncs calendar/contacts/mail via what I presume is faux exchange mechanism, anyway it works. ...
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Outlook close to tray [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keep outlook 2010 open Ok, I'm stuck using outlook in the office 2010 and one thing I'll always rant about outlook in any version is that when I press the X button it ...
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Filter outlook 2010 Emails I sent— but only to one recipient?

I want to search all the mails I sent to :zeev But I dont want to include mails which ive sent to "zeev" and "john" e.g. : So , I want to find emails which i've sent ONLY to "zeev" What is ...
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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 to force the Outlook rule to be server-side?

Using Outlook 2010 with a corporate Exchange Server. The rule I want to create is this: After rule arrives from Blah@blah.com and with Passed in the subject Move it to the SuccessBuilds ...
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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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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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Remove 'Outlook Data File'

I use Outlook 2010 to connect to two different gmail hosted email accounts, but do not use the default Outlook account. Is there a way for me to delete the 'Outlook Data File'? Nothing will ever be ...
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Outlook 2010 - make it use the only profile automatically

I recently had to re-install my machine with Windows 7 x64 Professional, and Office 2010 including Outlook. Since that new installation, whenever I launch Outlook, it prompts for the the profile to ...
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Outlook 2010: How do I tell it not to automatically delete meeting requests?

Outlook 2010: How do I tell it not to automatically delete meeting requets?
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Set password for an RSS feed in Outlook 2010

I am subscribed to an RSS feed in Outlook that requires a username and password. It's been working fine on my old computer with Outlook 2007. Now I've installed Office 2010 on a new computer and ...
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Outlook 2010 changes formatting after pasting text

Every time I paste a link from say Google chrome to an Outlook email I am composing, all text I type from that point on has different text than the one before it. How do I tell Outlook to stop ...
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Fixing Outlook 2010's notorious 'Disabled Search Indexer' Add-in problem

I have been impressed with the improvements in search introduced in Outlook 2010. Unfortunately, in the last week search has stopped working for me. I have tried all the obvious repair tasks such as ...
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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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Single click to accept meeting invite in Outlook 2010

In Outlook 2003 when I received a meeting invite I could click the Accept button once to accept it. In Outlook 2010 I have to click Accept, then click "Send the response now", which is completely ...
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How to sync account calendars between multiple exchange accounts in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2010, you can have multiple exchange accounts and therefore multiple calendars. How can I sync up calendars between the two Exchange accounts I have in Outlook 2010?
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How to filter the unreplied emails only in Outlook 2010?

I want to filter and view only the unreplied emails from me. So that, it would easier for me to ensure and reply all of them easily. Can you please suggest a way for this? Edited: Applied the ...
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Outlook 2010 Hide Built-in Folders

Orientation: Outlook 2010 is open. Extreme left pane displays my Inbox as well as folders I created - good. It also displays built-in 'Folders?' RSS Feed, Start Search (Journal and Contacts) - bad. ...