Email client, calendar/appointment manager and address book/contacts list software. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.

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Search for e-mails with inline pictures in Outlook 2007/2010 advanced search

I am aware that there is a way of searching for mail items that have 1 or 2+ attachments within advanced search in the above outlook versions (and probably earlier ones also), however it appears ...
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Outlook 2010: How to top-quote initial message

If I have a message in Outlook 2010 whose body is "Hello, World." and I reply, I get... [caret position] mysig | myphone | my name Hello, World. What's the easiest way to get ...
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Can Outlook tasks be shared without Exchange?

We work in a small business with no Exchange server (yet). Is it possible to share Outlook 2010 Tasks between two people without using an Exchange server?
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Outlook desktop alerts don't work while in a full screen RDP window

I have a user running Windows 7 64-bit who's started to use Remote Desktop a lot to remote into our servers. The user is quite important, but he isn't getting his desktop notifications while remoted ...
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Is it possible using regular expression in inbox rule criteria

I want to filter all mail whose subject starts with [SomeWord], so I wonder is it possible using regular expression(such as ^\[SomeWord\]) for inbox rule of outlook. I'm using outlook web aceess, not ...
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Autoformat Horizontal Rule Lines span multiple lines

I often add a series of hyphens (-) to my work to create a horizontal rule line between different sections. As expected, the hyphens automatically convert to a separator. However, in some ...
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Change outlook default search behavior

I'm using v 15.13.1 of Outlook for Mac. I'm trying to figure out how to change the default search behavior from "search this folder" to "search all folders", as I rarely change to the correct folder ...
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Windows 10 - Cannot login to any mail client

I recently upgraded to windows 10 in my laptop. All has been smooth. But i cannot login to mail, store or calendar using mail accounts. What happens is, Start/mail/add account/ then the "choose an ...
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Is there an easy way to propose a new meeting location in Outlook 2010?

If I receive a meeting request in Outlook, I have the options to accept/tentative accept/decline the meeting. Additionally, I can also propose a new time. But is there also an easy way to propose a ...
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Large mailbox in Outlook 2007 takes ages to index

In our company each user has a single mailbox and all email they have ever sent/received is in that mailbox. We don't do archiving to PST and we thought that was the way forward. The problem we now ...
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Automatically add LDAP directory to Outlook?

Is it possible to add a new LDAP-directory to the outlook addressbook with a script? I haven't found an appropriate registry key. I would prefer a .reg file. A .msp file created with Office setup ...
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Outlook: How to set default picture style?

I always use the same picture style when pasting (not attaching) images into e-mails in Outlook 2007. Even with the Ribbon, setting this style every time is a 4-click process. Is there anyway to set ...
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Is there a way to delay the Outlook “new email” Desktop Alert notification?

One of our users has Desktop Notifications enabled in Outlook 2010 so that she sees a popup alert in the lower-right corner of her screen whenever a new email comes in: This user gets a lot of Spam, ...
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E-mail Hyperlinks in Word 2010

I was wondering if there's a way to create a hyperlink in a Word 2010 document that opens an e-mail message and then writes the recipient in the 'To' box but also attaches this document to the e-mail ...
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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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Cannot consistently drag and drop .msg files into Outlook 2010

I have a large set of .msg files created by another user, which I need to import into my Outlook. The majority load normally. Some (around 5%) fail with the message: Cannot copy the items. Cannot ...
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When creating a filtering rule in outlook, how can I search for a string that includes the " character? Is there an escape character?

Let's say I'm creating a rule where if the first line of the message body is this, I want to move it to a specific folder: Someone in your group has moved this to "place". So as far as I can see,...
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Outlook 2010 draft emails saved as RTF lose formatting

I have someone inserting pictures and tables in Outlook emails. He is purposely changing to rich text format. When he saves the email in draft, all formatting is loss. I have suggested that he use ...
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How do I get Outlook to compose new emails from the default account and not ignore the actual default setting on a Mac (Office 365)?

I run Office 365 on a Mac (Yosemite) I have two accounts in Outlook. I have set a default account. However, each time I compose a message, it overrides my default account and opts for whatever account ...
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Outlook won't receive certain forwarded emails

The business that I work for has a website with an order form that, when submitted, sends the order information to the primary email (an address with the ISP, run through outlook) and a backup email (...
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How to send an Outlook (2010) invitation for an event without including myself?

The partners at my firm would like to be able to send an invitation to multiple employees so that they know to go to Client ABC on Tuesday, but to not have the appointment show up on the partner's ...
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Can't mark emails as Not Junk in Outlook 2013

When I try to mark an email as Not Junk in Outlook 2013, I typically get a dialog that says The operation cannot be performed because the message has been changed. This happens about 90% of the time. ...
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Is there a way to have Windows Snipping Tool append Outlook's signature to emailed snips automatically?

I've recently deployed a logon script in our company to standardize signatures in MS Outlook. Someone has brought an interesting issue to my attention. When using the Snipping Tool to directly email a ...
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How to check if one email is 100% contained in another?

How can you delete emails that are 100% embodied in another email efficiently? I want to avoid reading each email individually to check manually. I use MS Outlook 2013. For example, let's say that in ...
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Is that possible to have a Shamsi (persian) Calendar in Windows? What about Microsoft Office

Is there any solution for replacing the current Georgian Calendar of Microsoft Windows with Shamsi (Persian) Calendar? Although, Microsoft Excel and other packages of Microsoft Office must recognize ...
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Continuous Sync between Outlook 2007 Calendar and Google Calendar?

I have a user that wants to sync their Outlook 2007 calendar with Google Calendar so they can get their schedule on their phone. Now, I've seen how to set this up to transfer calendar to calendar but ...
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Outlook Calendar Reccurence: Meeting every day except every other Monday

I have a case, when I have meeting every day, but even Mondays (like, July, 6th or July, 20th) we have a day off. I'd like to create a calendar meeting for this purposes, but looks like I cannot ...
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OWA printing nearly blank e-mails from Firefox

Trying to deduce an issue in my office department: when printing e-mails from Outlook Web Access (Office365) using Firefox, some e-mails are coming out nearly blank (the headers--date/url/page numbers ...
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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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Daily summary of all outlook meetings for the day in email or notification form

Is there a way to get a daily summary of all outlook meetings for the day? Email form would be fine, as would a smartphone notification. I would set it up to notify me at 9AM or perhaps at breakfast ...
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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 to prevent Outlook from sending header with IP address and hostname

Right now Outlook 2013 is sending each message with a header containing hostname, internal IP and external IP. How can this be stopped? This must take place on a local level because the computer is ...
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How to forward an e-mail and add the original sender to Reply-To?

When forwarding an e-mail how to configure e-mail clients to put the address of the original e-mail sender (From:) to the Reply-To: (or different) header? I am looking mainly for a solution for ...
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permanently decrypt messages in outlook (S/MIME)

I have messages encrypted with S/MIME in Microsoft Outook. These can only be decrypted with the certificate installed on the client. Encryption stays even when saving the messagesto disk (as .msg) or ...
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How to automatically get mail from work Exchange server into Gmail

My work recently turned off forwarding of email coming in to our work addresses (grrr) but I am addicted to the gmail user interface and to my collection of all my mails in gmail. Can anyone suggest ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to turn a tab-delimited recordset into a table?

I have a text file containing records of data that's tab-delimited. I like to paste it into an email, select it, and go to Insert > Table > Insert Table to turn the tabbed data into a legit ...
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Moving emails with specific number in subject to a specific folder with the corresponding number

I get emails in shared inbox containing a number in the subject (like 9921635). These emails are archived to subfolders, which are part of the shared inbox, that also contain this number. Sometimes ...
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Cannot Open The Outlook Window - after upgrade

I have been trying to upgrade a colleagues email from Outlook 2007 / Exchange Server 2007 to Outlook 2010 / Exchange 2010, however I am unable to get Outlook 2010 to open following the change. I ...
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Filtering Outlook conversations started by a particular user

How can I setup Outlook 2010 to automatically filter all conversations started by a particular user and move them to another folder? Example: X sends emails to me and other people. Some of us respond ...
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Outlook VBA script - find and replace text with image

I have a e-commerce store. When I get a sale, I receive an order confirmation email which contains the name of the product sold. When the email comes through, I would like to run a script that ...
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Outlook 2010 search field criteria: exchange folder/account

I'm using the Outlook query builder in the conditional formatting of a calendar view to highlight specific events. Since I have multiple calendars from different exchange accounts, I only want to ...
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Is there anyway to prevent “Outlook is using an old .ost file” error?

So, I have to use Outlook at my work. One of the most annoying things is the error Outlook is using an old copy of your Outlook data file (.ost). Exit Outlook, delete the file, and restart ...
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Is there any way to make MAPI emails in Outlook non-modal?

In Outlook 2010 64 bit, if I send a new message, that open up a non-modal window. I can return to the main window to do other tasks such as look at a calendar. However, if I send the mail through ...
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Retain remote image dimensions in Outlook HTML Signatures

I'm using an image (96DPI) from a remote server in my Outlook signature named banner.png. I don't specify the image height and width attributes in my HTML code. This is so that I may change the size ...
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Quickstep in Outlook 2013 Gmail IMAP account doesn't execute “mark as read” instruction

I am using Office 2013, and I have a Gmail account set up via IMAP. I have created an "Archive" quickstep in Outlook with 2 instructions: mark item as read move to folder "All Mail" If I execute ...
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Create an Outlook Quick Step for every user on a certain computer?

I need to create a quick step that shows up on every Outlook account on a certain computer. It shouldn't be added to the user's roaming profile, although it's not terrible if that happens. It would ...
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Junk mail criteria used by Exchange and/or Outlook

Is there any documentation, official or unofficial, about how email ends up in the junk folder? Emails from a domain that I am hosting ends up in my junk folder, and presumably in everybody else's ...
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Sync ALL Outlook Invites with Google Calendar

Just to preface, this is not a duplicate of : Sync Google, Outlook Calendar and Contacts Is there any way to sync an Outlook Calendar with your Google Calendar, outside of 'Google Calendar Sync'? '...
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Outlook 2007: Can the From address be different from the SMTP address it is sent through?

Among my numerous email addresses, I have a web-only-based email address which I want to use when writing FROM Outlook 2007. This web-based email address doesn't have an SMTP server I can send through....
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Outlook rule for body text, how to specify line breaks?

Is it possible in Outlook (2007) to match things like ... Hello World (i.e. I want to auto-delete when I get an email with 'Hello', then an empty line, then 'World' for example).