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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How do I add columns to each day on my Outlook Calendar in the daily view?

At work we currently use an outlook account to handle the scheduling of conference rooms. Requests have to go through 3 separate people depending on the room and the calendar page get printed each ...
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Outlook 2010 Remove “on behalf of” without multiple profiles

I'd like to remove the "on behalf of" from my emails in Outlook 2010. It appears when I use the from drop down while sending an email: When I send an email from the address the outlook profile was ...
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Difference between “Connected” and “Connected to Microsoft Exchange” in Outlook 2010

Not sure if this is the correct forum to post this in, but I'm curious if anyone can point me toward some documentation that explains the difference. I am running Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 64-bit ...
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“edit message as new” in outlook 2013

I created a rule that delays sending messages, to avoid blunders. Now when I send a message it is in 'Outbox' for a minute. But, what do I do when I have a blunder? I want to quickly find the ...
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Outlook - Using .ost file

I recently got a new computer, and made a backup of all my Outlook .pst files on the old machine. I imported these to the new machine (unfortunately after I already created the email profiles there), ...
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How to view both outlook (exchange) calendars and google shared calendars in windows 7?

I have Outlook 2013 for my work. I also have a google account (not apps), with several calendars and some calendars that are shared with me (view only). I want to see all. I don't care much where. I ...
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Disable status bar flashing on send/receive in Outlook 2013?

Is there any way to stop Outlook flashing the status bar on every send/receive?
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Make preview panel blank until message is clicked

Is it possible to make the preview panel stay blank on outlook web app until a message is selected? Looks like just display side, bottom or hide is available, am I right or maybe there is another ...
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MS Outlook: A method for presenting the sum of the Total Work column by day

I've been using Microsoft Outlook's Tasks to sort work by due date and order by date created/started, and I've started providing estimates in the Total Work column. I'd like to be able group my tasks ...
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Emails sent from Thunderbird not Showing up in Office365 OWA

We are facing a strange issue. I recently got O365 subscriptions and created a new email account there. The user then installed Thunderbird and started sending/receiving emails. They would also go to ...
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HTML Email signature doesn't always show

I have an HTML email signature. It didn't show all the time, because sometimes people reply in plain text. So my replies are also in Plain Text. So I found a macro on the internet that sends all my ...
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keyboard shortcut to add myself to BCC

I want a keyboard shortcut that will add my email to the bcc field when authoring an email. The reason is because I then have a rule to move such emails to a "waiting for reply" folder. How can I ...
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alternative shortcut to quick-steps (move to folder) in outlook?

In Outlook 2013 for Windows: I have 2 quick steps to move messages (to my "todo" and "archive" folders). But the combination of ctrl-shift- is awkward to use. Can I assign other shortcuts or achieve ...
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calendar view on the right in meeting message

In Outlook 2013 for Windows: When I get a meeting request, the calendar view appears under the meeting details. But this causes the meeting itself to usually be hidden (my layout is that the messages ...
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Force Outlook to Send Mail on or after a Specific Time

Need VBA code to send Outlook e-mail at 2.30pm, if after 2.30pm send straight away? it would need to precede Application.Dialogs(xlDialogSendMail).Show
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How can I display the “from” address on received e-mails in Outlook?

This has to be obvious, but how can I view the actual "from" address of a received e-mail?
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Outlook 2007 + Symantec Enterprise Vault: saving copy of email does not maintain the original received date

At my employer we use Outlook 2007 + Symantec Enterprise Vault for archiving. Messages older than 30 days are automatically archived, until 6 months and then they are deleted if not marked with the ...
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Outlook 2013 is disconnected

I am using windows 8.1 64-bit. And Outlook 2013 on it. Yesterday it suddenly stopped sending emails. When I checked down there, it shows me 'Disconnected'. Clicking the Send/Receive button doing just ...
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Backing up Outlook Archive on Domain

I'm wondering if anyone has come across a good solution or method for backing up a Business's Outlook Archive files that the users create. Folder Redirection just seems to break things when it comes ...
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Move selected e-mail to rule-defined folder on demand in Outlook

I would like to configure Microsoft Outlook (2010 or newer) with a set of criteria and destination folders, such as "mail from person A has a destination of folder B". I would then like to press a ...
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Is there a way to (auto) archive messages from Mac Outlook 15?

Is there a way to archive messages on local hard drive with Mac Outlook 15? I can't even find a way to create a folder on the local drive.
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Microsoft Outlook “auto-dismissing” appointments - Office365

I have 3 users that all of sudden started to experience their reminders "auto-dismissing" in Microsoft Outlook 2010/2013. The reminders window will pop up, but within 30 seconds the reminder window ...
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Disable clipboard formatting

When copying/pasting content into Outlook it preserves formatted code. So if I paste content from a webpage it includes styling information. Can this be removed? Up to now I paste the content into ...
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Search folder condition in Outlook 2013 not applied completely

I created a search folder in Outlook which is supposed to display emails that are not sent by alerting services and only those which arrive between 8am and 4pm. This is working good with one little ...
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Exchange hosted Office 365 - when a signature is setup in the OWA - should Outlook desktop pick up this sig?

I as told that when a signature is setup for a user in OWA on the 365 hosted Exchange , Outlook should pick this up? We created a signatures for all our users in OWA on 365 , selected "automatically ...
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Outlook - strange item.Attachments error

I have the following code, that should save a specific Excel file attached to an email. The code is combined with a rule, that triggers this script when an email with a specific subject is received. ...
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Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 gives out of memory error when opening files

We have the same error that has been posted here: Problems opening Excel attachments from Outlook Namely, when a user opens a file from the internet, the internal network or an outlook attachment ...
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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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How do you send all your email content from Outlook 2011 for Mac to a Gmail account?

I have two email accounts. The first is is Outlook 2011 on my Macbook. The second is an online Gmail account. I prefer Gmail and it's search options. Is there an easy way to send the entire contents ...
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Outlook 2007 rule to auto forward meeting invite issue

I setup a rule in Outlook 2007 (my work email client) to auto-forward all meeting invites to my Gmail account so I can add them to Google Calendar. I made sure the action I selected was "forward it to ...
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Mark Complete Flag in Outlook 2013

My question is similar to one posted by Courtney Duell Jul 23 '14 at 21:06. Courtney wrote: Previously, the follow up 'flags' had multiple flag options, as well as the capability to set ...
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How can the organizer name be displayed with the Outlook meeting reminder?

I have meeting reminders set to pop-up in Outlook. When it appears it displays the subject, date and time, and location. I'd also like it to show the organizers name without having to open the ...
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run macros assigned to many excel sheets of a workbook, with one click

I have one workbook with 8 worksheets. I have a macro assigned to each worksheet. I want to run all 8 macros from one worksheet in one click(by clicking one button, to run all 8 macros). How can ...
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Outlook 2013 search indexing set schedule

I have been routinely experiencing the search warning: "Search results might be incomplete because items are being indexed". Why is it that the search indexer can't just run at night, on a specific ...
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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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when criteria does not match do nothing excel vba macro

I am implementing a macro that checks column E for dates that are 7 days away from current date. If cell date - current date = 7 then an email containing the row that has the matching cell, is sent ...
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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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What are some Outlook Plugins/Add-ins that take the invitees of a meeting and add them to the body of an invite? [closed]

I would like to automatically, or at the press of 1 or 2 clicks/buttons, insert the list of invitees of my meeting into my invite in Outlook, at meeting creation time. I have seen this done once ...
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Can you block or cache a single image in Outlook?

I'm using Windows 8 Outlook, and I'm curious about whether it is possible to force-cache or block a single image that keeps recurring in emails. Since I'm using a USB Internet stick with limited ...
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Outlook not starts without /safe swich

I was trying to start outlook 2010 in normal mode, but just icon in taskbar is visible. I tried to start with /safe prefix. Outlook started normaly without problems. Then I have removed or disabled ...
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How does Outlook know if the recipient cannot receive RTF messages

I am suffering from the winmail.dat problem. I tried to fix the problem through making email senders. But no success. In this "How to Prevent the Winmail.dat File from Being Sent to Internet Users" ...
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Is it possible to request no out-of-office reply to be sent?

Our knowledge base software sends notifications for new topics and comments to any subscribed user. Often, a few subscribers have an out-of-office reply configured, resulting in useless out-of-office ...
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Recurring Meeting Request WITH VOTING BUTTONS

I need to send an email weekly inquiring about the status of a project. There are 4 possible statuses that a PM can choose from. Right now I have a recurring meeting request being sent requesting ...
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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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Signature image is resized when sending mail in HTML format

When sending emails, Outlook (I presume) is resizing signature images. My colleagues' PCs work fine using the same images and the same software. When I receive their emails, the images are as they ...
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Outlook rules - Move messages to list when CC'd not To

We get a lot of e-mail from people CCing our department distribution list We also get important e-mails sent To our department distribution list How do I create a rule in Outlook to move mail when ...
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How to get free/busy information to unlock for “resource calendars” in Outlook with Exchange 2003?

So, I know Exchange 2003 isn't supported anymore, there's a migration going on longterm. However for now, we have to do with what we have. We created users dedicated to share calendars each ...
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Trouble opening certain emails in Outlook 2013

Most emails I am receiving are fine, but recently I am getting an error when trying to open a specific user's email. I can see who it's from, the topic, and the first few words of the message in the ...
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Windows XP Outlook 2007: .ost is not an offline folder file

I know there are loads of threads about this where you need to recover the .ost. I don't. I have deleted the Outlook directory containing the .ost and still when I restart Outlook with a new profile ...