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I'm not quite sure how "lightweight" you want, but I've had an extremely pleasant experience with Xobni. It integrates directly into the Outlook UI. In addition to providing extremely fast search, it also provides a bunch of other benefits, such as contact information extraction (automatically figuring out people's phone numbers, for example), showing an ...


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Mail Setup can be found in the Control Panel (Mail), Outlook has to be closed to apply these settings. Open Control Panel Open Mail in Control Panel Under Profiles: Select - Show Profiles Select Radio Button - Always Use this Profile (Outlook - in Drop Down)


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NirSoft's OutlookAttachView can do this easily, even from the command line! OutlookAttachView scans all messages stored in your Outlook, and displays the list of all attached files that it finds. You can easily select one or more attachments and save all of them into the desired folder, as well as you can delete unwanted large attachments ...


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Sadly, Outlook has notoriously bad support for HTML in e-mails, and it will only get worse. What you can do: try to cope with Outlook's way of handling HTML and CSS. A good guide to understanding the do's and don't's can be found here: http://www.campaignmonitor.com/blog/post/2533/a-guide-to-css-support-in-emai-2/ and here: ...


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Outlook 2007 does convert png24 to jpg as well. However, png32 are inserted as a png and are fine.


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It's actually configurable by registry. The default size limit is 2GB for Outlook 2003. If you are using the Large File Format, the limit is 20 GB. For more information about configuring it, read here.


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Outlook 2010 (x86) on Windows 7 (x64): Launch and Minimize to System Tray on Startup I know this thread is somewhat old; however, a web search turns up numerous accounts of this problem and I have been unable to find one that provides a working solution. For whatever reason, the normal solutions to this issue do not work in all cases. Problem: On initial ...


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Shift+Insert is actually a Windows command for Paste that dates from at least Windows 3.1. It is valid in just about any Windows application, but in the case of Outlook, you had text that Outlook knew how to enter in a message, so it assumed that's what you wanted to do. FYI, similar commands to the Shift+Insert for Paste are: Ctrl+Insert for Copy and ...


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I have written some VBA script to do this *bypass the server's disabling of auto-forward". Basically it mimics the user forwarding the email rather than the server doing an auto-forward. It's pretty simple: Sub AutoForwardAllSentItems(Item As Outlook.MailItem) Dim strMsg As String Dim myFwd As Outlook.MailItem Set myFwd = Item.Forward ...


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I would use an application like "Auto Hot Key" utility. It allows you to assign all of your canned responses to a particular hotkey sequence. It allows you to define so many hot keys, that you should be able to cover quite a few canned responses. All you do is press the key combination you have configured and it pastes the content which you have ...


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LookOut is still very easy to find -- just Google for "lookout download". Craig H adds: I heard some good things about Lookout, but I heard Microsoft bought them and now it is hard to find. I did a quick google search and couldn't come up with much except this JOS article. Edit: I stand corrected, you can download Lookout here.


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I like Lookeen as it can search Public Folders too, which I believe Xobni does not. It also is definitely more lightweight than Xobni in terms of UI. (I haven't used Xobni myself but I keep seeing it on colleagues' machines.)


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Create an auto-reply email template and save it as an Outlook template Create a message reply to send an automatic reply to your emails In Tools | Rules and Alerts create a new rule (Start from a blank rule, click Check messages when they arrive) In Which condition(s) do you want to check? window select the Sent Only To Me In What do you want to do with ...


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I've been using personal forms in Outlook 2007. To create the canned response I create a new message and then Save As... an Outlook Template (*.oft). To send the canned response I go to Tools > Forms > Choose Form > Look In: User Templates in File System > choose the one I need. Of course, I use Auto Hot Key to perform the above actions.


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Take a look at QuickParts in Outlook 2007 (If that is what you are using). This is a good lifehacker.com article on the subject.


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In Outlook go to Tools > Macro > visual Basic Editor R-click on Project 1 and select Insert > Module In Module1 add the following code: Sub CustomMeetingRequestRule(Item As Outlook.MeetingItem) If Item.ReminderSet = False Then Item.GetAssociatedAppointment(False).ReminderMinutesBeforeStart = 15 End If End Sub Click on Save Make your ...


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Right click on the very top entry in the folder list named 'Mailbox - Your Name'. Choose 'Properties for Mailbox...', then click on the 'Folder Size' button. The value for Total Size (including subfolders) is what you want. This is usually displayed in KB. Divide that value by 1024 to get the size in MB.


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I wrote this for my IT Dept for that same problem: ISSUE: You have an Outlook client in cached mode that is not updating the OAB (Offline Address Book). RESOLUTION: Remove/rename *.oab files in their %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook. Next time you start Outlook it will re-download the address book and create new OAB files. ...


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Just use some simple HTML to do so: <a href="http://www.yourfavoritelink.com"><img src="http://yourwebserver.com/pictures/picturename.jpg" alt="picture name" /></a>


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There are many things that could be causing the problems that you are seeing. It could be low disk space, a damaged drive, Outlook causing heavy disk access making the system sluggish (2GB is quite a substantial amount of data for it to deal with), or it could even be a malware infection. The first thing to do would be to clean out any old and unwanted ...


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I have had this problem before. If a user first run Outlook in French, its folders will have the french names even when he runs Outlook in English. The folder names are stored in its exchange mailbox. In order to reset the folder names, you have to start outlook with the switch /resetfoldernames. -I know the question is old, I hope my answer will help some ...


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Go to the Tools > Options menu. Select the Mail Format tab then choose HTML as the message format.


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Outlook Attachment Remover Add-in: Free Outlook add-in for saving and extracting attachments, decreasing the size of your Outlook files. Easy-to-use. Plenty of features.


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Go to the email in question, under menu option 'View' select 'Options'. You will see Internet headers at the bottom and all the gory details including exact names and addresses are there under the 'To:' section.


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If you switch to list view and use grouping on the Categories column, you should be able to drag and drop contacts between Catgetegories groups.


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This can be achieved by doing the following: Open your Contacts folder View -> Current View -> By Category The Contacts will be grouped by Category Right click on the Category header row you wish to change Select Categories... Change as necessary Click OK Done! Screenshots below from Outlook 2003, process is same for all versions I think:


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You can go to Tools --> Options --> Email Options --> Advanced Email Options and then uncheck the box that says Play a Sound


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They're part of IBM's CUA from the (late) DOS era.


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If I remember correctly, you can press Ctrl + Shift + ' to turn this feature on or off. The shortcut is undocumented (it doesn't appear in Keyboard shortcuts), and I'd say it's pretty easy to enable by mistake...


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This MS KB Article has steps to do so in Outlook 2007 method 3 Your best bet would be to transfer your file to a computer that has 2007 and use one of these methods. This will allow you to work on a backup copy as well as you won't have to buy a third-party application to do it. Regardless, always work on a backup Method 3: Split your large .pst file ...



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