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

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How to export all accounts or everything Outlook 2010 Windows to Outlook for Mac (latest version)

I have my PC with 23 email accounts and mega messages that I would like to transfer to my new MacBook. All I really have to move is the account settings and it can pull all the mail again. I saw ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Mac OS X Lion - Outlook 2011 Sync with iPhone

I just had to reinstall Outlook 2011 and im having problems to sync my contacts and calendar with my iphone. When i open the Sync Services panel on Outlook it doesnt show nothing, its blank, just as ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 with multiple GMail imap accounts

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and Mac Office 2011 Outlook. I am trying to connect two gmail-based accounts via imap. One account has a gmail domain address. The other is a google apps mail account ...
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Multiple IMAP accounts Outlook 2011

I have a Mac running OSX Lion and office Home and Business 2011. I need to have a couple of IMAP accounts hooked up but am unable to get this functioning properly. When I connect the first IMAP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Setting up gmail alaises / groups to be used with Outlook desktop

We use Outlook 2011 (mac) as the desktop client for some of our machines, the actual emails are running on Gmail (Google apps for business) which we connect to via imap. We have individual accounts ...
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“Undo” (delay) sending mails in Outlook for Mac?

Is there a way on Outlook for Mac to stop sending of recently "sent" outgoing mails? GMail undo, and a nice workaround for Outlook for Windows have pseudo-undo for mail send, that lets you catch a ...
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How to block spam email using Outlook 2011?

I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac and I'm getting so much spam I'm not sure how to control it. In the past, I always applied "Block Sender" and "Mark as Junk" to any spam email messages I ...
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How to automatically move mail into appropriate folders - Outlook for Mac 2011

Is there anyway to have emails automatically placed into folders where the original email resides? Situation: I sort my emails into various folders based on clients. However, when a new email comes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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No date (just day and time) showing for emails in Outlook for Mac 2011

In both the Date Sent/Received columns, the only timestamp I see is the day and time. What I need is the actual date. Horizontal columns sort emails by "Today", "Yesterday", "Last Week", "3 Weeks ...