The 2013 version of the [Microsoft Outlook personal information manager](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Outlook).

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Is it possible to categorize a subset of recurring invites in Outlook 2013?

I have recurring meetings weekly with my staff, and I wanted to flag one of those recurring meetings monthly as a financial check in - is there an easy way to do that? Label, color code, so that it ...
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MS Outlook 2013 not working in normal mode but works ok in safe mode

Been working on a laptop for 2 weeks now with this problem and desperately need help. Regarding this issue, I have search the net for solutions. In case some of you may wonder what solutions I was ...
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Microsoft 2013 Outlook - Delayed Send & Sent File

When I 'immediately' send an email, the mail shows up in the Sent File--as it should. HOWEVER, when I use delayed delivery, the email goes out as I wanted, and it leaves the Outbox--but it doesn't ...
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Way to Schedule Follow-Up Meeting using Outlook 2013 Meeting Invites?

Frequently I want to schedule a follow-up meeting to a meeting that has just occurred. I want the same participants, same subject and same body, just sometime in the future. I can't find a way to do ...
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Re-using recent outlook search

Is it possible to save/use recent outlook search item? I do not want to create search folders. Rather I want to use recent search strings. for example if I recently used the search string in the ...
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Outlook 2013 : remove list of CC email in content of reply all message

I'm working with some 20-people-discuss-without-group-mail threads, so, when I reply all with just 1 sentence, the mail content will be like below, how can i config Outlook to not include the CC list ...
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Custom style padding in Outlook

I'm trying to create a custom code style in Outlook (with a dark background). I have it almost how I want it, except I would like some padding around the text if possible. I don't see an actual ...
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Change Date On “Post in This Folder”

In Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2013, you can track conversations using New Items > Post in This Folder. This is very useful, but I cannot figure out how to change the date on a Post. I often forget ...
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Share Outlook task reminders

Under Outlook 2013 I shared a task-list from one Office 365 hosted Exchange account to another, then created a task with a reminder. The task appeared within the other user's Outlook, however the ...
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Outlook Data File and Indexing

I am using outlook 2013, and I changed the default path of the .pst files. Now, my search indexing is not working. I have tried re-indexing, changing the indexing path to the location where my .pst ...
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Outlook troubles moving mails to trash

I recently changed webhost, and therefore I needed to reinstall mail stuff etc., and now I can't use the regular delete functions in my Outlook client, nor on my iPhone. The mailfolder for trash is ...
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Disable Editing in Outlook 2013 Reading Pane

With Outlook 2013, the reading pane allows to edit e.g. drafts and tasks without opening them. How can I disable this editing in order to make the reading pane strictly read-only (as it was with ...
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Associate .pfx certificate with Windows 8.1 Identity

Question - is it possible to associate a PFX from another identity to another computer using Windows 8.1? I am not sure if this should be an Outlook question or an identity issue but here's the case: ...
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in Outlook 2013, how do I get meeting invites to go out with the Yes/No/Maybe?

Meeting invite sent from Outlook 2010: Meeting invite sent from Outlook 2013: The big difference is the Yes/Maybe/No buttons on the message from 2010. How do I get these to show up from 2013? ...
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Outlook Email Signature - Images Not Showing Recipient Inbox

Our company runs Microsoft Office 2013 and we are using exclaimer signature manager to manage our signatures. We have just implemented a new configuration and there is a "bug on Outlook" (So I am ...
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Outlook 2013 - remove date navigator from the To-Do Bar

It appears that this might not be possible from here: Can you remove the date navigator from the Outlook 2013 To-Do bar? Basically I want to keep the To-Do bar for my tasks and would like the ...
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VBA project works fine on machine with outlook 2013, but not on a machine running outlook 2010

Both machines are running 64-bit versions of Windows 7. The project has been painfully pieced together, I am not a programmer. The function of the project is to automatically search emails for ...
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How to access “resend” in desktop Outlook in Windows 8 like it can be done in Windows 7

I have used the resend option quite a bit in my desktop version of Outlook in windows 7. It doesn't seem to be in other versions (specifically in windows 8). Am I missing something?
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Can I create an Outlook rule to create a Calendar Alert from Mail message body

What I am trying to do is create an calendar event from mail subject line as below. If I receive any mail with message body as Due Date:01/01/2015 it should create a event in calendar and also ...
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How to force Outlook to NEVER mark email as read; or make it always manual behavior

I know about changing the Reading Pane behavior. I'm talking about when I double-click a message and it opens in it's own window, I don't want it to be marked as read. All my google searching just ...
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Copy individual email address from Outlook 2013 address book?

I have a contact in my Outlook 2013 global address list. I would like to copy his email address so I can paste it into another program. This appears to be strangely difficult. If I open the ...
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Lotus Notes' livetext equivalent for Outlook

Lotus Notes 8.5 introduced live text, which allows you to configure a text recognizer via regex, so that it can recognize items like flight numbers, fedex codes and make them clickable links that take ...
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Windows Office Outlook client looking at multiple POP accounts

I have my Window PC office full outlook client looking at several POP accounts. However, I am running into a problem. When one of the POP servers cannot connect, outlook opens a send/receive dialog ...
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Outlook 2013 not searching in new contacts

When I want to search info at the "Notes" field of Contacts in Outlook 2013 of NEW contacts (I mean contacts of the last days) I got the message of not finding it. When I look for info of previous ...
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Is there a way to customize keyboard shortcuts for Outlook 2013? [duplicate]

I've searched a fair deal, but the closest answer I found was for Word 2013, but the same steps don't work for Outlook. Is there a way to customize Outlook 2013's keyboard shortcuts?
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Outlook redirect rule ignoring exceptions

I've created an out rule as follows: Apply rule after message arrives Sent to 'My address' redirect to 'Redirect Address' and move it to 'new folder' except if from 'specific ...
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Launchy: can't use a shorcut to create a new email for a specific person using Outlook 2013

I have shortcuts for email sending. For example I open Launchy, type "new email Steeve" hit enter and window pop ups with Steeve's email address in "To" field. Recently, my Office was upgraded to ...
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Importing Multiple .ICS files into Outlook

Unfortunately we have over 4000 .ics files that we need to import into Outlook 2013. Each file is one event. What's the best way for doing this?
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How can I lessen the update time in outlook 2013 with out deleting his folders/sub-folders?

I am working with an end user, who is using Outlook 2013 on Windows 7. Our company also uses Office 365. The user currently has about 200+ folders/sub-folders. So every time the user opens up Outlook ...
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How do I edit the browser used by Outlook to view emails when selecting the “View in browser” actiion?

I have an issue with my Outlook 2013. Currently when I have opened a mail and I need to inspect some HTML or CSS errors I would like to do this in the Chrome browser. But Outlook is configured to use ...
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Mark all emails as read locally

Is there anyway to mark all emails as read, but only locally? I have a lot of emails in my email, that are unread (newsletter etc). I want the new mail icon to disappear once I have checked the ...
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Automatically use received alias as from address in replies with outlook 2013 [duplicate]

I have three aliases for one email account and can not find a way to get outlook to default to using an alias when replying. Outlook 2013 is defaulting to sending mail with the address for the account ...
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Outlook 2013 Unread Email Count Incorrect (missing) on Folders

My Outlook 2013 for some reason stopped showing the count of unread emails in each folder, for the folders on the corporate Exchange server. Local archive/PST folders were fine. How does someone fix ...
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Automating replies in Outlook 2010/2013

I am trying to automate replies in Outlook. I want to single hot key that will reply to the sender with a pre-written response. Upon hitting the key combination, I want the reply to be composed and ...
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Automatically invite a specific person to every Outlook meeting

I use Outlook 2013 at work. I use outlook.com for my personal stuff. I also cannot have mobile phones at work, and I cannot access my work e-mail from my personal devices. Currently, whenever I ...
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Disable automatic folder selection during drag & drop move operations in Outlook 2013

Sometimes, when using the drag and drop method to move emails, I'll click and hold on an email, start dragging it, and as I move the mouse over another folder before I release the mouse button (i.e. ...
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How to change double click behavior of contacts in Outlook 2013?

When double clicking on a name on the To / CC field in Outlook 2007, it used to open Outlook Properties of the contact. But in Outlook 2013, it opens the Contact Card. To open Outlook Properties, ...
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Change Outlook attachment file mode from read only to read/write?

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 and when I get mail with an attachment and I open the attached file (mainly Word and Excel documents), they open only in read only mode. I want them to open in ...
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how to send a customized autoreply to an Outlook meeting request?

My Outlook calendar is visible to others in free/busy mode (they see an empty slot when there is no meeting, a blue bar when busy, a purple one when away and a hashed one when tentative). This ...
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Outlook 2013 Instant Search fields greyed out

Problem We're using Outlook 2013 on a terminal server and we're unable to use the additional search fields (Instant Search (CTRL+E) --> click more --> select a field) as seen in the screenshot below. ...
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How can we update calendar event for Google internet calendar in Outlook 2013?

I have shared Google calendars and have them imported as internet calendars into my Outlook 2013 as guided here. I have problem with 2-way syncing between the two calendars Google Calendar -> ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 IMAP server alert

I keep getting this pop up alert in MS Outlook 2013: "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: cannot move folder into nonexistent folder" I have no idea how to fix this. Apparently I ...
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Removing and adding items in context menu of Outlook 2013

When I right click on an email I get a lengthy menu – including “Quick Print”, “Reply All”, etc. Out of these features I want only “Move”,”Delete” and “Categorize”. So how can I remove the unwanted ...
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Customizing Outlook 2013 to avoid message content from email listing

I need to make the listing of emails to be more compact. Inorder to make it compact, I need to remove the message section (first line of message as highlighted in yellow in the image below) from the ...
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Outlook shortcut keys for “Categories” not working

I have assigned shortcut keys for 4 Categories in Outlook, assigning them to Ctrl+F2 through Ctrl+F5 using the dropdown in the Categories-dialog. However, none of the shortcuts are working, i.e. ...
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Outlook 2013 “forgets” settings after few minutes

I am using Outlook 2013 on Windows 7. I want my Outlook to show number of unread messages in inbox instead of total number of messages in my inbox. I have made the change according to "Method B" of ...
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How to list all messages in Outlook search

Does anyone know if there is a way to list all messsages from current and subfolders in Outlook 2013? I want to get everything from a folder and all of its subfolders and then be able to put them in ...
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How to change the time when applying rules of outlook 2013

I'm looking for a way to change the time when applying my rules of outlook 2013. For example, i want to move mails to a folder when i change categorize of mail.But when i edit the rule, outlook ...
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How to display Outlook 2013 notifications on Windows 8 lock screen

I have Outlook 2013 connected to my HP e-mail address and a Microsoft account with which I log into my computer (my Microsoft account uses my same hp e-mail address). But my lock screen does not show ...
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How to add manually to and manage AutoComplete list, in MS Outlook 2013?

My AutoComplete list retains every email address ever input by me. How do I stop Outlook 2013 from adding each automatically, in order that I myself choose and then manually add the desired email ...