Outlook is a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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Outlook : default spell check language for different contacts

I am regularly conversing with people in several countries, about half of which speak English, and the other ones French. So for half the emails I compose, I need to manually switch the language for ...
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How can I automate creating links with spaces in a word / outlook document?

I'm lazy and I'd like to simplify pasting links with spaces into a word document. I know it can be done by enclosing a link in chevrons: <D:\my document.docx> Is there a way to automate that ...
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Location of Outlook certificate warning setting

My hosting provider misconfigured their email server using a self-signed certificate that had CA=TRUE set. Only way I was able to retrieve business emails for a few days was to tell Outlook to accept ...
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How can sensitive data written in a custom Outlook Form be protected?

We have an outlook form that is installed on some users machines, for use with their Exchange email account. All the emails sent using that form go to an internal functional/shared mailbox that is ...
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How to make Outlook always show the full email id of a forwarded mail

Am currently using Outlook 2013. Several times, when a mail is forwarded to me, i only see the First/Last name of the person in the forwarded mail, not the email id. Is there a way to make Outlook ...
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Adobe acrobat won't attach PDF files to email if not saved?

I print to PDF and I want to send that newly created PDF to someone via my Outlook email. But if I do not save it first (which I want to avoid doing) I get Adobe acrobat cannot connect to the email ...
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Outlook 2010: recurring meeting on the 10th weekday of every month

Is this at all possible? The default recurrence options limit you to selecting the 1st-5th weekday. I need to set up 2 monthly recurring meetings with attendees on the 10th and 15th business day of ...
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Outlook 2013 settings could be preventing our application from sending emails properly.

Here is the issue i'm having. We are currently bundling our product with a tool called Madexcept. When an error occurs madexcept launches a popup window which allows the user to zip all error log ...
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Compile Excel Spreadsheet from Outlook Message

I would like to know if it is possible to compile an Excel Spreadsheet from an email message. I receive several email messages every day with the same format (the report of a procedure) and I would ...
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Copy message when subject is same in Outlook Emails

In MS Outlook 2010, I want to copy all the messages (the actual content/body) if subject is "Order 2014". So all emails whose subject heading is "Order 2014", their message content will be copied and ...
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Is there a way to create an Outlook rule that is applied to certain users in Active Directory or Exchange?

I want to create a rule and distribute it to a few users in my office just to handle some automated emails. All that needs to happen is for the emails to be moved to a specified folder. I know how ...
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Outlook 2013 Win 7 64 bit

I am using Outlook 2013, and on some messages I can see the Other actions > View Source, but other messages I don't see it, I suspect somehow it has been disabled. Any suggestions as to how to ...
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Is it possible to change the colour of my Outlook desktop e-mail alert?

I am using Outlook 2010 and want to know if it is possible to change the colour of the desktop alert that materialises whenever a new message(s) arrive from the bland default colour to something more ...
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How can I change Content-Type in outlook 2013?

I'm using web based outlook 2013 and I want to change the content-type form 'multipart/alternative' to 'text/plain' because some mailing list forbid the first choice. fatal: Sorry, I don't accept ...
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Windows Service SearchIndexer.exe Crashes on Indexing

Relevant Specs: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 Outlook 2010 Version 14.0.7116.5000 (32-bit) Original Symptom: In outlook, I attempted to search for an email but nothing ever returned and the ...
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How do I resolve the Outlook error 0x80042112: The following e-mail messages on the mail server cannot be downloaded…?

Outlook email receiving was working fine previously, but now this error message is appearing. Task 'xxx@xxx.org.au - Receiving' reported error (0x80042112) : 'The following e-mail messages on ...
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VBA - Instead of ActiveExplorer.Selection to set folder, explicitly set folder path

Sub MoveItems() Dim Messages As Selection Dim Msg As MailItem Dim NS As NameSpace Set NS = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI") Set Messages = ActiveExplorer.Selection If ...
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How do I display the X-Spam headers in an Outlook 2010 mail folder?

I have two sets of spam scores stored in message headers, the first group is set by our trusty old mfiltro "spam box": X-VRSPAM-DESCRIPTION: legit X-VRSPAM-SCORE: 40.00 The second group is set by ...
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Setting up Outlook 2013 Web App

Until now, I have used Roundcube Webmail as my online mail client, but recently I was exposed to the Outlook 2013 Web App, and would like to replace Roundcube with it. The two problems that I am ...
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Client Wants emails and folders sync'd between Outlook 2010 and Phone account

I have a client who recently asked me to centralize all of her email accounts as she needed a backup of an old email account that she was trying to move off of. I've suggested that we add her old ...
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Outlook 2010 - Import contact images from one account into another account

Here is the scenario: I am a consultant. My laptop is a company laptop, on my company domain. We'll call that domain "mycompany.com". I have Outlook 2010 set up as the email client for ...
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Signed into Outlook on another computer on an accident

I signed into Outlook at my home computer to do something and I accidentally clicked something and now all my emails in my inbox are at my home computer instead of the one at work. Is there any way I ...
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In Outlook 2010, how do you search all messages sent on weekends?

For a specific period, last 3 months, how do I find all the messages that were sent (or received) on a weekend? Is there a filter for this or does it need some workaround?
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Is it possible and how to recover deleted/erased and overwrited data from hdd? [duplicate]

Windows8, 2.5" hdd, d:\ ntfs partition, file in need 9GB archive.pst Archive was deleted by mistake. Instead of recovering/undeleting that archive, we copied one from all mighty but very old and ...
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Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)?

Is Apple Mail stationery compatible with Microsoft Outlook (Mac and Windows)? I don't have access to any version of Microsoft Outlook to test it, and I wasn't able to find anything on web regarding ...
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Cursor disappears in office 2010 applications NOT while typing

We have a problem with multiple HP Elite pads running Windows 8.1 and Office 2010 where if an Office application (mainly Word and Outlook seen so far) is running and the device is put into the docking ...
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Outlook 2013 Missing Emails in Inbox

I've just swapped machines from Windows 7 with Office 2010 to Windows 8.1 with Office 2013. I ran Outlook (for the first time) and used the start-up wizard to connect to my email account (this always ...
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Show multiple calendars in overlay view by default

In MS Outlook 2007/2010, it's possible to show multiple calendars overlayed on each other (a la Google Calendar; see ...
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How to make Outlook 2010 warn user before exit?

Company has Outlook 2010 clients in use with an Exchange Server. The user accidentally closes the Outlook window and forgets that it is not open: the whole day may be gone without noticing. One may ...
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Possible to sync two Outlook calenders to Google calender with Google Calender Sync?

I've installed Google Calender Sync (v.0.9.4.1) on my PC. I use it for 1-way sync, from Microsoft Outlook to Google Calender. This works fine overall. The issue is that in Outlook, I have 2 accounts; ...
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Outlook send from different email address not working on terminal server

I am trying to set up users so that they can chose which of their email addresses they can send out as. On PCs, I add account a second time using pop3 and it then gives you the option of which ...
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Can i use outlook without having a .ost file at all?

Im in a bit of a pickle. At my office we are working with about 100-150 computers. At the moment all of them are using cached exchange mode and creating a local .ost file when logging in on a new ...
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Outlook To field Shortcut behaviour

I am using a clipboard manager (ClipboardMagic, supports series of pastes with a keyboard shortcut). When I create a new message in outlook 2010 and try to use the shortcut to paste the email address ...
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Renaming/moving attachments using VB - Filenameincrement

This script may seem familiar because I took this copy from Superuser (or Stackoverflow) and changed it to suit my needs. The script moves Outlook items around, copies the attachment to a folder and ...
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Why isn't my Outlook folder synced to the IMAP server?

I want to migrate all my emails from one IMAP server to another. Therefore I added both accounts to Outlook 2013, created a folder underneath the new account and copied all mails from my old account ...
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What causes the OWA 2013 login loop?

When attempting to login to OWA with valid credentials, the login screen reappears without any form or sort of error message. Despite this the logon procedure has succeeded, because when I re-enter ...
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One phone number shows up hundreds of times in OWA

Our company just switched to Lync for all of our communications including VOIP. At some point I tried to add my wife's number to my contacts in Lync (I'm running Lync 2011 under OS X 10.9). Now in ...
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Mail is not removed from server after setting in MS Outlook 2010

I know how to set up the Leave a copy of messages on the Server and Remove from server after x days. But, after I configure in the Internet E-mail settings, I found the EmailAccountA's mails still ...
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Desktop notifcations for IMAP subfolders in Outlook 2013

I use Outlook 2013 and an IMAP account for my mails. I have configured several filters (rules) directly in the webmail application of my provider in order to deliver certain mails, e.g., from my boss, ...
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How to remove & disable offline address books in Outlook 2010?

I use outlook for a university email account and while trying to figure out what's using up all my disk space I found the \AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Offline Address Books folder is almost 9GB! ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to go to inbox in outlook mac 2011

What is the keyboard shortcut to go to Inbox folder in Outlook 2011 on Mac? Or if the current focus is on some email in the email list how to switch focus to side panel which lists folders? And ...
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Why can't I send group emails using outlook 2007 anymore?

Why can't I send group emails using outlook 2007 anymore? It just stopped working 3 weeks ago and I don't recall changing anything.
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How to add a link to my shared calendar

I have created a couple different calendars and shared them with different groups of people that I work with. I keep track of about 25 conference rooms on Lotus notes so it is easier for my coworkers ...
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Is there a way to make MS Outlook print a list of attachments when printing mail?

Is there a way to make MS Outlook print a list of attachments when printing mail? I cannot find the option anywhere.
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Outlook New Mail Notification Icon Hides

I have Outlook minimize to tray. I set the "Microsoft Outlook" icon to "Show icon and notification" in the Notification Area Icons settings (this is the main Outlook "O" icon). That one works fine. ...
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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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How to create an Exchange format email address for an external recipient?

I understand that email addresses used by Exchange server of this format are called X500 addresses: ...
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Cannot start Outlook 2013

My Outlook 2013 has been working fine for months. Then suddenly today, it won't startup. When I double click on the Outlook 2013 icon, I get a big blue message window with OUTLOOK in the middle and ...
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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 ...