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

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Is the Smartfolder configuration saved somewhere?

I have put some effort in creating Smart folders in Outlook 2011 for Mac. Is the definition of these Smartfolders saved anywhere? My Mac was stolen and when I re-install the Outlook on my new Mac my ...
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MacOSX 10.10 Outlook 2011 folders are grayed out

So after adjusting the blurry background in the new MacOSX 10.10 ( described here: MacOSX 10.10 Outlook 2011 blur background in navigation pane ) Now I see the folders in gray color, but some stayed ...
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Label and archive mails in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011

In gmail, you can label a message and eventually click the archive button which will move the message and any other emails into the same folder. Any way to do this with Microsoft Outlook?
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How do I set my profile picture in Outlook for Mac 2011?

How do I set my profile picture so that people can see my smiling face when they read e-mail messages from me? I've tried Outlook > Preferences > Accounts, but there are no options for a photo in ...
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How do I get Outlook to actually default new emails to a specific account and not ignore the default setting?

There doesn't seem to be any answers on any of the other SU questions on this topic. So I'll just ask again. The "default" email account ability of Outlook, for every version I'm aware of, is ...
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How do I run a rule when I reply to a message?

I want Outlook 2011 to automatically add a category to messages I reply to, when I reply to them. Is this possible? I tried making a rule that runs on message replies, but I only saw these: And I ...
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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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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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Can I make a rule in Outlook 2011 that fires on a message that is marked complete?

I want to create a rule that will apply a certain category to all messages whose flags are set to "Mark as Complete (^0)". Is there a way to do this? The closest I can find is a rule that fires if it ...
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Outlook 2011 highlighted text and replies

Outlook 2011 (OSX) has a feature which some coworkers and I want to turn off, but I cant seem to find where. It would appear I am not the only one who highlights text in emails to help read the ...
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Clear stuck reminder in Outlook 2011 Mac?

I've got a reminder that won't go away after dismissing. The calendar event no longer exists. Using Outlook 2011 with an Exchange account. Any suggestions?
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Is there any way to make Outlook 2011 automatically run all rules?

I'm using Outlook 2011, coming form Gmail, and want to have it automatically run all rules. I'd prefer if I can set triggers like "once a minute" or "when an email arrives" or "when email category ...
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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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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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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 you clear formatting in Outlook for Mac 2011

I've been googling for how to do this for over 10 minutes. I can't figure out how to clear formatting in Outlook for Mac 2011. Is there a menu option or a keyboard shortcut to do this?
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Outlook 2011 on OSX doesn't show notifications for filtered emails

I created a rule to immediately move new email to a folder in Outlook 2011 on OSX. Whenever new mail is received and it's sent to the folder via the rule, there is no desktop notification. Nothing ...
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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 rule to forward spam to abuse email address

Is there a way to create a rule that will forward an email to an abuse account (e.g. abuse@microsoft.com) if it is flagged 'Mark as Junk'? Unfortunately, the Message Flag filter doesn't have a 'spam' ...
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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 for Mac 2011: Lost a Folder/Subfolders

Here's the scenario: After Outlook forced me to rebuild my Main Identity about 6 weeks ago, I found I was missing a mail folder and its subfolders under "On my computer." I immediately did some ...
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Outlook won't update first thing in the morning

When I come nt to work and want to check my email, the Outlook client will never update/sync right away. The last sync time was sometime last night and it says Not connected to "<Server>". Is ...
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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 will not show main screen

For some reason my outlook inbox window is not showing. When I select show all from the menu it looks like it is trying to show the window in full screen however the screen just shows blurred ...
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GPG plugin for Outlook for Mac 2011

Are there any GPG plugins for Outlook 2011 for Mac? I searched the web, but the only thing I was able to find was GPGol which is apparently only available for Windows.
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How to view sent time for Outlook event invitation

I'm using Outlook Mac 2011 on OSX 10.9.5, and I cannot figure out how to see when an invitation was sent. The event invitation doesn't have the 'Sent' field like a normal email does. I tried looking ...
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Is that safe to use Mac OS X Maverics standard e-mail client?

I mean, MS Outlook is ugly and I don't like the usability, but I use my mac for work, and I need to use a client. Is that safe to use mac os client as working e-mail client? Does it backup something ...
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Can I automatically strip out vcf attachments in Outlook 2011?

I'm corresponding a lot with someone whose sig includes a virtual business card file (.vcf), which means I have lots and lots of emails with an attachment I don't care about. Each one's only 8.3KB, ...
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How can I manage (delete) emails suggested via the autocomplete feature in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

I recently switched to using Mac with Outlook 2011 for Mac. For some reasons many of the email addresses the program suggests are wrong and the worths part is that they don't have the "X" next to them ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 deletes e-mails after 7 days

A client of us has the problem that Outlook (2011 for mac) automatically deletes all emails older than 7 days from her INBOX. If the e-mail is in the trash, the e-mails aren't being deleted. There is ...
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How can I filter meeting requests and other calendar items in Outlook 2011 with a local client-side rule?

A server-side rule has "[Kind] is [Meeting Request]" as an available type of rule filter, but client-side rules do not have the [Kind] filter at all. Is there an email header that I could use to ...
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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 2011 stops checking mail

I use Outlook 2011 (14.4.3) to connect to my organization's Exchange server from my Mac (OS 10.9). Normally I receive mail shortly after it was sent, but on occasion Outlook will refuse to check my ...
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Email message disappears from my inbox when I forward the message

In Outlook 2011 for Mac, I have email messages being removed from the inbox when I forward the message to someone. The only place I seem to find the message afterwards is in the sent file. How can I ...
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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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Outlook .ics URL calendar feed - change sharing permissions (don't share!)

I followed this extremely helpful answer to add a calendar by URL (my Google calendar) to the OWA, so it would sync to Outlook over Exchange. However - for some wacky reason it's shared with everyone ...
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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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Sharing colored follow-up flags with Outlook for Mac?

My team has a shared mailbox on a hosted Exchange server that everyone has delegate rights to, where we triage customer requests. The users with Outlook for Windows use colored follow up flags, and ...
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Is there a way to synchronize my entire mailbox from Gmail, to Outlook 2011?

I have a personal GMail account and a second GMail account that is managed by Google Apps. When I received the second, new mail account about a month ago, I decided to have all of my mail forwarded ...
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How do I disable Command+Enter sending e-mail in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

I accidentally send e-mails about twice a week because of Outlook's keyboard shortcut for Cmd-Enter sending a message. How do I disable this keyboard shortcut?
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Outlook 2011 to gmail

We are evaluating moving our business emails from our web server to google apps for business. We have found tools to move all of our mailboxes except the one on Outlook 2011. I have seen tools like ...
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How do I match an empty subject line in an Outlook rule?

I would like to create a rule in Outlook (2011 for Mac) to match on a empty subject line and return a message hinting that it would be better to include an informative subject line next time. (Yes, it ...
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Prevent removal of invites from OSX Outlook

Is there a setting so that when an Outlook for Mac meeting invitation is accepted the invitation is not automatically removed from the Inbox in Outlook for Mac 2011? I often accept invitations and ...
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Outlook 2011 not syncing all folder contents from exchange server

I'm using a Mac running OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and using Outlook to import my mail and folders from an exchange server. A few months ago, I realized that all of my folders contents are not syncing ...
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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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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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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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Show messages from other folders in conversation view on Outlook for Mac 2011

On Outlook 2010 it is possible to show messages from other folders in the conversation view (it's an option in the Conversation Settings menu on the ribbon). Is there a similar option for Outlook ...
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tagging all email addresses from my mac microsoft outlook 2011

I have been using Outlook for Mac 2011 for last 2 years. Now I want to list out all the people in my email correspondences (sent and inbox) and send them one email. Where can I find the database of ...