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Search folder with unread mail and draft replies

I've created a search folder using the query builder that only shows unread mail, or flagged mail. Unfortunately, this means as I reply to an email (with the inline reply option turned on), it ...
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Display email desktop alert at bottom right corner in OL2013?

I just switched to Office 2013 and now the email desktop alerts pop-up on the top-right corner. Is there any way to make it popup at the good ol' bottom-right corner? (I don't see an option to do it ...
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Set default font for received and unstyled HTML messages in Outlook

Many mail programs (Thunderbird, for instance) and mailing lists send HTML mail without additional CSS or inline styles, leaving it to the mail client to decide what font to choose. In Outlook 2010 ...
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Bizarre IMAP issue with Outlook 2013

Have a client that is using Outlook 2013 with a GoDaddy hosted IMAP email account. This was recently setup and they created a number of new folders by right clicking on the left side near Inbox and ...
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after upgrade to outlook 2013 Contacts have the default picture in reading pane

I'm using Windows 8 on a domain (using a domain account not a Microsoft account) connecting to Exchange, all my Contacts were outlook contacts with pictures and other data, I could see the picture of ...
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Outlook 2013: add contact from mail but all fields remain empty

I've got a Windows 10 machine with Office 2013. When I open an e-mail, click one of the contacts in an address field and choose 'add to contacts' this opens the new contact card but leaves all fields ...
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Macro that can decide template, add other recipients, edit subject line

I am new to VBA and I want to create an Outlook macro that, based on To field, can decide which template to use, add a specific recipient to CC and BCC field, add a string to the existing subject (eg. ...
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Office 2013 appears twice in the taskbar

For some reason, Outlook 2013 now appears twice in the taskbar. It shows up with two different icons, the usual blue "o" and a yellow+folder icon: It was just fine until now and it suddenly started ...
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Outlook 2013 VBA Editor Launches Without Displaying Debug and Edit Toolbars

Just an annoyance, but I've hunted through every editor command option to no avail. Just switched laptops, and in my old VBA editor it launched each time with no code windows open and the debug and ...
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Why does Outlook 2013 get confused when my network changes?

I use Outlook 2013 on my laptop, connected to Office365 Exchange. At the office I have a generic docking station which gives me dual screen, USB, Ethernet etc. Outlook works great most of the time: ...
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Can you preview Office 2010 files in Outlook 2013?

Issue: One of our users is using Outlook 2013 and Excel 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. When she receives an email with an Excel file attached, she is unable to preview the Excel file. She gets this ...
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Search folders in Outlook 2013 not updating on start

I reorganized my email and added 3 more .pst data files (removing a few more older ones). The problem is that the only Search Folders updating on start are only the main inbox ones (the only data file ...
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How can I drag and drop an image from Windows Explorer to an Outlook email (2013)

I would swear that was possible in earlier versions of Outlook: Open New Email in Outlook ensure HTML Fomat drag .png file from Windows explorer into the email i wish the email is now part ...
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Prompt to File Message when Reply is Sent Outlook 2013

I work through approximately 60 email messages a day. Generally, once I reply to an email I have no need for the original email to stay in my inbox. Is there a rule I can setup in Outlook 2013 so that ...
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I cannot forward e-mail to SMS

I have found that (example number) 1115556789@txt.att.net works by manually e-mailing. If I use a forwarding rule, it does not work. My rule is Apply this rule after the message arrives, forward it to ...
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People content varies from Contacts

I have Outlook 2013 as one of my work installed applications. I have two issues with my People and my Contacts list (that is available under Address Book) The two lists have differences, even after ...
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Outlook 2013 Use non-default browser to open links

There are some old questions regarding this, but they don't (or may) pertain to Outlook 2013. Is there any functionality to specify which browser Outlook 2013 uses to open links? I use Chrome for ...
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Outlook won't reconnect after switching networks

Problem On a corporate network, I have outlook on my work laptop. I can run it fine on both wifi and through an ethernet cable. The problem is if my laptop is running through wifi and then I place it ...
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Disable Outlook Reminders Per Calendar?

Is it possible to disable reminders for individual calendars in Outlook? I am happy to retain my default settings for my "base" Calendar, but for my custom Calendar, I want to suppress all reminders. ...
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Require confirmation to delete unread message? (Outlook 2013)

Is there a configuration option in Outlook 2013 that will make the program prompt me for confirmation when I delete an unread email from my Inbox, but not when I delete an email that has already been ...
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Outlook 2013 Folder Pane Behavior

I've discovered some strange behavior with the folder pane in Outlook 2013. When I click the arrow next to the "[Gmail]" IMAP folder to expand it, the arrow reorients to point down-right but does not ...
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How to avoid wrong picture of sender when forwarding a meeting in Outlook?

Just a minor annoyance: when an initial invitee delegates(let's say Jack) to another person (let's say Jim) using the "Forward", the e-mail generated by outlook has sender "{Invitee} on behalf of ...
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POP3 has stopped working in Outlook 2013 for one of three .pst files

clarification: The Outlook 2013 profile has 3 .pst files. -- one is for a domain that is hosting by 1&1 (no issues) -- two are for a domain that i host using hMailserver -- one of the 2 has no ...
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Convert Lync meeting to regular meeting

How can I convert a Lync meeting to a regular meeting in Outlook 2013? If I remove the "join lync meeting" link the meetings remains as a lync meeting. The button in the ribbon för joining lync ...
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Restrict Users from Selecting Calendars in Outlook

I've just migrated a client to Office 365 Small Business Premium (Outlook 2013). We've create 4 additional calendars online and then selected them on the machines we've hooked up to that account. What ...
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Macro to change font in email, dependent on which email account is being used

I have several different email account for different companies I work with, and each one has a different corporate font for emails. Anybody got any ideas how to quickly change this over when ...
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Read/Unread Emails in Outlook 2013 on Windows Server 2012

We have an issue where we have users try and mark email messages in Outlook 2013 as unread/read but these changes do not take effect until you have closed outlook and re-opened it. This issue is ...
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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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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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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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Outlook 2013 invitation replies not automatically tracked

Does Outlook 2013 automatically save/update replies received from invited recipients such as accepted / declined in tracking status? If so, where? I am the organizer. I see in tracking status ...
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What is the real Outlook 2013 mailbox size?

Outlook 2013, (cached mode). Exchange Server 2007. Clients are Windows 8.1 In Outlook 2013, click FILE and view account information, under MAILBOX CLEANUP, it says something like "13MB free out of ...
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How do I make deleted emails go to the Outlook Trash, not just Gmail trash?

I use Outlook 2013 with four email accounts on my notebook computer (Windows 8.1). For three of the accounts, every email I delete is sent to a Trash or Deleted folder in Outlook where I can recover ...
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Outlook 2013 send to OneNote2013 removing image

I use the "Send to OneNote" addin for Outlook 2013 to archive and organize emails. If my Outlook message contains images, they get stripped out when imported into OneNote. After extensive googling I ...
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Publishing Outlook calender to webdavserver with owncloud selfhosting schannel error

I am trying to publish my "Outlook 2013" calendar to my self-hosted owncloud 7.0.2 on a QNAP. owncloud is configured to accept only https. I copy the link for the calendar from owncloud calendar site ...
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Outlook data file cannot be accessed (error 8004010F)

I've rebuilt the user profile twice, we're using windows 7 still getting this message. Any clues? Thanks!
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Set up “sending from” warning on MS Outlook 2013

I have multiple email accounts linked to Outlook: 1. Gmail personal 2. Business XXX 3. Business YYY Currently, default From option is my Gmail account. Sometimes I will need to send emails from ...
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Outlook 2013 keep asking for password

We having problem where outlook is keep asking for password every time you start outlook. Things I tried I have created new outlook profile - still same problem Clear all passwords from password ...
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Outlook 2013 - Signature is squished in Signature editor

In Outlook 2013, when myself or any colleague paste a signature into the Signatures and Stationery window in Outlook 2013, it comes in displaying correctly, and the signature displays correctly when ...
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How to fix botched Outlook CSV data export 2013

When I exported contacts from outlook into a CSV file (to later upload it to Insightly database), it placed company names as part of the email address, it looks like this: Column named "E-mail" ...
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How to simultaneously backup multiple email accounts (in Outlook 2013)?

It is too inefficient to export each .pst file, one at a time, for multiple Outlook email accounts. For desire of greater efficiency, how can I export all .pst files (for all your email accounts in ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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Outlook sync IMAP folders

I currently have IMAP hosting from SolidShellSecurity, LLC and not Exchange if that means much. I wanted to save money and just go with IMAP because that was free over $10/mo per mail box with ...
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Why does Outlook 2013 not Collapse all my groups when I go to my Inbox

In previous versions of Outlook, I clearly remember that when I set my group settings to 'Always Collapse' and if I clicked out of my Inbox (with certain groups expanded), say to my Sent Items, and ...
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Outlook 2013 causes Microsoft account authentication failure

When Outlook is running, it will periodically "talk" to Microsoft to validate my account, and always fails validation. By that I mean I can go into my Account activity see that each time Outlook ...
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Outlook Macro not firing

My macro was working fine the other day, but as of today, it does not. I have not changed the program, nor the code, nor updated via Windows Update. I use Kaspersky. When the user clicks send, it ...
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How do I reduce the number of lines a calendar entry in Outlook 2013 uses. I only want one line per entry

The Calendar in Outlook 2013 seems to use as much space as it can in Month View. When I enter a new Calendar item it might use one, two or even three lines when it has the space available. It includes ...
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Is it possible to display the Format Text tab when drafting an inline reply?

When replying to e-mails, Outlook defaults to an in-window style that does not open a new window. I like using this method, but find myself constantly having to Pop Out the message to use the more ...
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In Outlook 2013, is there some way to turn off the annoying calendar detail pop-up on mouse-over?

I recently started using Outlook 2013 for work and one thing that drives me crazy is the unwanted and unnecessary calendar event details pop-ups on mouse-over. Please see the image for clarity on ...