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

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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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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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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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Where can I get the database files in Outlook for Mac?

I have a MacBook Air and want to remove Outlook from it. I cannot do am export as I don't have enough hard drive space, and also cannot export over a network. Where can I find the OLM files as with ...
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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 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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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 set up a rule to trigger for emails marked as “complete”?

Related question, but for Outlook 2007: How do I create a rule that moves an email to another file after it is marked complete? There is a feature of Outlook 2011 which lets you mark flag a message ...
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Where is the log from repairing an Outlook 2011 database?

Where is the log from repairing an Outlook 2011 database? I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6.
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Shortcut to send messages in Outlook 2011 for Mac

I know there is a shortcut Cmd+Enter to send open message in Outlook 2011 for Mac. However, this conflicts with Lion's default shortcut Cmd+Enter, which makes any window full-screen. How do I change ...
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How do I attach a PDF document to Outlook 2011 mail merge on a Macbook?

I want to generate e-mail message of letter form as HTML and add a PDF document as an attachment to the message. How can I do that?
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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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Missing “On My Computer” option?

I have several users running Outlook 2011 for Mac. 1 user does not have "On My Computer" listed in the left pane. I checked Preferences -> General to make sure the box to hide this is unchecked. ...
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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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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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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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Shared calendar in Outlook without exchange server

Is this possible to have some calendars that are served in server and share them between outlook users, without exchange server? The purpose of it is to have ability send requests to company employees ...
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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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How can I view embedded images in Outlook 2011 for Mac

Whenever I receive mails with embedded images it doesn't display the image inline, but as an attachment instead. I am running El Capitan with Outlook 2011 I can view the images when opening the ...
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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 exists?...
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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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Is there a way to set the default font weight in Outlook 2011?

Is there a way to select a specific weight of a given font family to use for new messages, either in the GUI or by directly modifying a preferences file somewhere? There doesn't appear to be a ...
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Calendar Reminders have stopped showing

Calendar Reminders have stopped showing. They were working up to a couple of days ago but now they do not appear. I have tried turning them on and off and quitting and reopening MS Outlook.
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How can I correctly restore a PST file?

I recently restored a .pst file to outlook. The restore works fine but it creates a separate Inbox after this restore other than the "Personal Inbox" How can I move this 2nd inbox to the "Personal ...
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Outlook Forms on Outlook for Mac

I get a weekly email from my company containing an Outlook form that I need to reply to. However, I have a Mac and cannot get the form to show on Outlook. Anyone know of a way to use Outlook's form ...
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What is the “Burst” rule in Outlook 2011?

I am automating my workflow, and I found this action to be performed once the conditions of a rule are met: However, several Google searches failed me, and I can't find out what "Burst" does. I ...
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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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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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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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Disable reminders for events in the past in OWA?

OWA (Outlook Web Access) is reminding me about all the meetings I have failed to dismiss, including many that are months and months old. Dismiss all does not seem to permanently dismiss them. How ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 ...