Outlook 2011 is a version of Outlook for OS X, released with Office for Mac

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Birthdays don't “stick” in Mac Outlook 2011 contacts

I can create a birthday for a contact by adding it to the personal section, and that automatically generates an age, but when I save the change, then leave and come back to the same contact, the age ...
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Is it possible to get outlook for Mac 2011 to always display the e-mail address, not the contact name?

Whenever I look at an e-mail in Outlook 2011 for Mac, weather in my inbox, in the message view, or even when composing, Outlook hides the e-mail address and replaces it with the "real name" field from ...
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Outlook 2011 Mac OSX 10.7.3 search returning no results

An iMac running Mac OSX 10.7.3 and Outlook 2011 14.1.4 is unable to return any search results for mailboxes on the server or locally, contacts, calendar items or tasks. Spotlight functions normally ...
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Clear all signatures from Outlook 2011 for Mac

When I try to open the signatures pane, it crashes Outlook 2011. Is there any way to wipe all of the signatures other than via the signatures menu in Outlook for Mac?
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Add a contact from an email address within email text

I came to Office/Outlook 2011 from Mac Mail, and now I find that I'm unable to do something that I need to do ALL THE TIME. In Mail, if there was an email address within the text of an email message ...
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How can I make outlook 2010 read from my other folders in Hotmail?

I have configured my outlook 2010 using Pop3 but I just see the folder Inbox. There are other folders in my Hotmail account but I don't see them? How can I add them to read the emails?
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Outlook 2011 fails to rebuild database and won't start in OS X

I installed Outlook 2011 a while back and never used it. Since then I created a new Mac user profile and tried running Outlook. I also had to do a restore from a Time Machine backup. Now when I ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011: lost folders “On my computer”

My MacBook pro shut down due to low battery while I was using outlook for Mac 2011. When I recharged and rebooted all the "on my computer" folders disappeared. I have time machine back ups but do not ...
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Custom inbox view with only items w/o due date or due date after today in Outlook for Mac 2011

I have LIVED by these instructions for creating a tickle file in Outlook since I first saw them in 2005: http://www.360doc.com/content/07/0619/00/10186_566463.shtml Summary: you customize an inbox ...
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How do I delete calendars in Outlook 2011 on OSX 10.7?

How do I delete calendars in outlook 2011 on OSX 10.7
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Creating new folders on Outlook 2011

I can not seem to find how to create new folders in Outlook. There are different ways to create subfolders within an already existing folder but I can't create new folders from scratch.
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Use Outlook only for sending emails

I want to add my Gmail account to Outlook, but I only want it to be able to send emails, NOT receive. The reason for this is I hardly ever use Outlook (I use Gmail's web interface), and I only want ...
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Can Mac Outlook 2011 use in-reply-to to group messages?

Outlook 2011 on the Mac uses Subject: to group messages into conversations, which often leads to confusion when your mailbox contains unrelated messages with the same subject line. The correct way to ...
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Outlook 2011 Contact Import from CSV with Notes containing new lines / cr / lf

I'm trying to import several thousand contacts into Outlook 2011 for Mac. Everything is working well except the Notes field as I cannot figure out how to get new lines / carriage returns into it. ...
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How to transfer mail/contacts from Outlook 2011 for the Mac to Outlook 2010 for Windows

I'm moving from OSX/Outlook 2011 to Windows 7/Outlook 2010. How do I transfer my mail items/ folders/ contacts? The mail is fetched via a POP3 server and stored locally on the Mac. I've found this ...
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Outlook 2011 for Mac - subscribe to iCalendar feed?

Similar to the question Add ics file to outlook 2011 (Mac) as new calendar, but rather than importing a static ICS file, I'd like to subscribe to an ICS feed (like iCal can). Is this possible with ...
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How can I resize and style images in Outlook for Mac 2011?

Outlook for Mac 2011 doesn't appear to have any way of resizing or otherwise styling (cropping, adding borders, etc.) images that are dropped into the body of the email. I used this heavily in ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 with GMail IMAP: Folders (Gmail Labels) not updating

So I've been following this guide to getting GMail IMAP to play nice with Microsoft Outlook 2011, and I've successfully got the GMail Labels to show up nicely as folders, and all existing messages ...
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Outlook for Mac keeps crashing with large mailbox

I have a user that just bought a brand new MacBook Air and put Office for Mac on it. He's trying to connect to our Exchange server where he has a ~17.5 GB mailbox. The inbox starts downloading, gets ...
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Tasks not appearing in Mac Outlook 2011

My current workplace uses Macs and my old workplaces used Windows. In my old workplaces I heavily used Outlook's Task functionality to manage my workload. I understand that the Task functionality in ...
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How do I create a calendar appointment from an e-mail in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

How do I create a calendar appointment from an e-mail in Outlook 2011 for Mac? In Windows, the e-mail content and attachments are carried over just by dragging and dropping. Dragging and dropping on ...
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Meeting accept response stuck in outbox in Mac Outlook 2011

Meeting accept response mails are stuck in my outbox and Outlook displays an error message: An unknown error has occurred in Outlook. Mail could not be sent. Error code -50 Has anyone ...
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Apple's Mail app shows Exchange account offline with Outlook

I have been using Apple's Mail app to check my Exchange account. I fired up Outlook on the same machine and added the same Exchange account. Now, Mail always shows the Exchange account as "currently ...
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Invisible attachment (“winmail.dat”) using Microsoft Outlook on OS X

When I receive an attachment in an email, the file is converted to winmail.dat. Any ideas why, and what do to avoid this happening?
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Can't see appointments and contacts in Outlook for Mac

I'm a recent Mac convert (MacBook Pro) and I'm struggling with the calendar and contacts in Outlook 2011. Calendar: When I'm in the calendar I can't see any of my appointments or meetings. The only ...
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Is there a reply only signature in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

I have successfully setup my signature but do not see an option to either not include my signature in replies or include a shorter version of my new email signature. Anyone know if this option ...
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How do I move the Outlook 2011 files from Documents on Mac OS X?

I have installed Office 2011 Business on my new MacBook Pro and it created three directories in my documents that really don't belong there: Microsoft User Data Outlook Temp RDC Connection I ...
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How do I hide the Junk Email Folder in Outlook 2011

I get all my emails through gmail which has great spam filtering so I have turned off the outlook 2011 for mac junk email filtering but I can't seem to get rid of the Junk Email folder on the left ...
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Outlook 2011 - my personal folders have disappeared

Does anyone know how to restore personal folders in Outlook 2011? To clarify, both the messages and the folders have disappeared.
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Export from Outlook for Mac 2011 to gmail - Mission impossible?

Can anyone tell me how I can export my calendar and contacts from my Outlook for Mac 2011 (I'm using a MacBook Pro) to calendar & contacts on my Google account?
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Disappearing keyboard shortcut in Outlook 2011 for Mac

I move a lot of messages outside of my inbox. Naturally I try to use keyboard shortcuts where possible to help save time, and Outlook for Mac has a really great UI flow to move messages quickly. The ...
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How do you open additional shared calendars for a user in Outlook 2011

I have 2 users that need to share a calendar, one on Outlook 2010 and the other on Outlook 2011. The Windows user is trying to share an additional calendar and not their primary (personal) calendar ...
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How do I configure Outlook 2011 (mac) to display contact pictures when you read email?

On Outlook 2008 and 2010 (Windows) I appreciated the show contact picture on emails but I was not able to find the same feature on Outlook 2011 on OS X. Clicking on contact name to see the picture is ...
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Listing all recipients from past sent e-mails in Outlook

I would like to generate a list of all "To:" addressees from my past outgoing e-mails. In a very rough pseudocode, something like this: for all e-mails in "Sent Items": add "To:" address to ...
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How to send HTML emails in Outlook for Mac

I'm not able to send HTML emails using Outlook for Mac. The emails I send are all in plain text and not in HTML. How do I change this?
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Embedded Spotlight does not function in Outlook 2011

I have a rather strange problem. I manage a network of about 35 Mac, and we all recently switched from Mail.app to Outlook 2011 (Please don't debate this, I've already had this conversation ad ...
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Where is the “On My Computer” folder on my Mac, and where is local folder for emails?

I just installed Outlook 2011 on my Mac, and I like the look and feel, but find it hard to get around the basics, so I have a couple questions. Where is the "On My Computer" folder or file on my ...
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How do I delete my cached email addresses when composing in Outlook 11 for OS X?

Outlook 11 is not respecting the Preferred business email for a contact and instead autofilling based on a personal address that I don't want to send to (but still want to keep with the contact).
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How can I configure Mac OS X's Outlook

I have Mac OS X 10.6 and Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac. I wish to configure Outlook to use Exchange. I have tried fondling with the settings but to no avail. The setting I use for Outlook 2010 for ...
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Global Address List in Outlook 2011 for Mac

We manage our employee contact info inside the Exchange 2007 global address list (addresses, phone numbers, etc) and are looking for how to access that info in Outlook 2011 on OS X. I can't seem to ...
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Junk Mail folder in Hotmail won't sync with Outlook 2011 for Mac Junk mail folder

I just installed Office 2011 on my MacBook and then connected it to my hotmail plus account. It all works fine except the junk mail in the hotmail junk folder does not flow over to Outlook 2011. How ...
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Display 24h time in Outlook 2011 for Mac

How do I display 24h time in Outlook 2011 for Mac? I´ve looked around in all menus but can´t seem to find out where I can set this. I can live with AM/PM, but 24h would work better for me.
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Getting Outlook notification on more than just Inbox messages

Outlook can notify the user every time a new email is received in the Inbox folder. (On Mac it also shows the # of unread messages in the Inbox). I have some server rules setup which makes certain ...
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View full message headers on Outlook 2011 for Mac

How can I view the full headers of a message with Outlook 2011 for Mac?
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Exchange requirements and MAPI support in Outlook 2011

I am looking at Outlook for Mac (in Office 2011). I wanted to find out what versions of Exchange are supported, as well as whether MAPI is supported. I googled and also searched the Microsoft site. ...
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How might one create custom “Smart Folders” in Outlook 2011 Mac?

As soon as was possible, I left Entourage in favor of Outlook 2011 Mac. I'm using Exchange 2010. I seem to recall being able to create custom "Smart Folders" when I used Outlook on Windows, but can't ...