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Questions tagged [microsoft-outlook-2013]

Use this tag for questions specifically about the 2013 version of the Microsoft Outlook personal information manager; otherwise use [microsoft-outlook].

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Create rule in Outlook to copy email to remote folder?

We have Outlook 2013 installed in our Windows 7 PCs. In my inbox I'll be receiving a daily email where the subject will include text "Excel Sales for today" and will include an Excel attachment. Can ...
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Personal folder does not show all messages in it

I'm lately encountering a verry strange problem in Outlook 2013 where my personal folders (local PST file) are not showing all messages that are stored in them. I use these folders as a sort of ...
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Editing the From/Sent/To/Subject Mini-Header on Email Forwards

If I receive an email in Outlook 2013 with a body that says: Please call me. -Bill And I go to forward that email, it says: _________________________________ From: Bill Sent: Monday, January 7 2019 ...
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No option to disable/enable Outlook notifications in Windows 10 settings

I have searched and found a lot of sites on how to enable/disable the Outlook notification in Windows 10. My problem is that I don't have this option under the Notifications and actions. I do see ...
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MS outlook rules

Suppose A is sending an email to B where B is a group DL & Mr.x is member of B. Mr. x wants to see emails from A with B in CC Box in folder-1 and emails from A with B in To Box in folder-2 Is ...
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Outlook 2013 Searching Calendars

I am trying to search ALL of the shared calendars on Outlook 2013 but it keeps just searching one a time, is there a way to search all of the calendars in one go?
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Microsoft Office 2013 emails copied to folder show in deleted items folder

Microsoft Office 2013 emails copied to folder show in deleted items: folder: It seems that when I move my emails from my Inbox to a sub-folder of the same Inbox folder [that is, for my own instance ...
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Outlook 2013, Windows 10, Prompt to file email upon response?

Is there any way to set outlook to prompt me to move a file to a folder after I respond? I spend stupid amounts of time filing emails in my Inbox when I am done with them so, if I can somehow file ...
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How to change the display position of recipients in Outlook 2013?

By default, Outlook 2013 displays the recipients of an email at the top of the window, above the subject line: I want to change the position of the recipient list to be under the subject: but failed ...
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Outlook categories count for Shared Mailbox

I am trying to get the count of the number of items associated with a category on a Shared Mailbox that is linked to my Outlook account. All code that i have found only references the actual Outlook ...
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run a rule while not checking email

I am on Outlook 2013 - I want to run a rule while on vacation. I can't seem to get away from the statement - this rule will run only when outlook is checked or running. I need it to run when my lap ...
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Closing Outlook message cancels JIRA edit

If I have a JIRA issue open in Firefox, editing the description and switch to an Outlook message window, then if I close the Outlook message by pressing the ESC key, the JIRA edit is canceled and all ...
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Outlook 2013: All day event not visible in folder pane

I have an all day event on 23th of October (i can see it if I select that day in the folder pane), but it is not shown (the day is not in bold like for other events, like on days 8, 12, 15, 17...) in ...
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How to restore a default header's/message view in Outlook 2013?

Before: After: All and Unread headers are smaller and there's this strange filter panel. The language doesn't matter; the first screenshot is from the web. I accidentally hit some key-combination ...
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Outlook constantly synchronizing

One of my clients is currently experiencing the following problem: As soon as he starts Outlook 2013, it tries to sync. However, he remains hanging. With Outlook Start, the progress bar "Transmission"...
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Graphic in certain email only displays after clicking away, then back into email (Outlook 2013)

We have a custom email that we send out to our users when their AD passwords are expiring. These are run daily via a Scheduled Task on the email (Exchange 2007 - I know it's old, don't get me started) ...
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Auto attach a file to a specifc email template

Every morning i have to update a file with some data and then send it to people and its getting a bit laborious having to attach the same file over and over again each day. I have a template with the ...
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Is it possible to modify default Microsoft Outlook Schedule Appointment view?

This is an image of an MS Outlook Apointment viewed in the Schedule view. The text displayed is from Subject, Location, Meeting Organiser and 1st line of message body. Is it possible to remove ...
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How suppress selected columns in Outlook 2013 search results?

Each time I search in Outlook 2013, the results include the Categories and Flagged columns, neither of which I ever want to see. How can I prevent these columns from showing up in search results?
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How avoid extra space between paragraphs in Outlook 2013 when displaying plain text messages?

Outlook 2013 has suddenly started putting extra space between paragraphs when displaying messages formatted as plain text. This applies to both outgoing and incoming messages. But if I view plain text ...
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Unable to set Outlook 2013 mailserver credentials via credetial manager

I have a small business with 6 win7 computers. All computers run a local Outlook 2013 with 1 to 4 email accounts. Now every once in a while the mail server password changes so outlook prompts for a ...
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Outlook 2013: Error: The item could not be moved. It was either already moved or deleted or access was denied

I'm wondering if it's possible that this error could have caused a deletion of emails? I was attempting to move some emails from a full shared mailbox to my personal account in order to restore send/...
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Disable hover popup outlook

When i hover over an email contact, it produces a popup. How can I stop outlook from doing this I tried file, options, general, user interface options, dont show screentips; but it seems that is not ...
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Outlook 2013 on Windows 10 - signature dialog does not appear

I cannot get the dialog which usually displays email signature options to appear on my Outlook 2013 installation. For example, if I go to the menu option File->Options->Mail then click Signatures... ...
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Cannot set Outlook '13 as default mail client in Win10: “Either there is no default mail client or…”

Very aggravating issue on my work machine (Dell Optiplex 5050 - Windows 10 Enterprise x64, build 1803 - Spring Creators Update). Every time I click as .MSG file I get this error: Either there is no ...
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Show Optional or CC Field in Outlook Meeting Request

I would like to quickly add Optional meeting attendees to a new Outlook meeting. I am trying to create a meeting with Alice and Bob as required attendees, but Steve is optional. There is no field to ...
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How can you suppress auto-responses to mass emails?

Our company has a policy that anyone who is absent for whatever reason needs to set up an auto-response message in Outlook. The text is standardized. I sometimes need to send emails to large groups ...
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How can I merge Address Books in Outlook 2013?

In Outlook 2013, my Address Book has a drop-down showing three books: Contacts, Contacts, and Suggested Contacts: I want to merge the contents of the two "Contacts" books. How can I do this?
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keep personal notes in meeting invitation

I often take notes in meeting invitations so when I join the meeting I immediately access my notes too. However when I receive an update for the meeting my notes are deleted and only the update is ...
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Outlook does not save sent mail in “sent items folder” although the “save copies” setting is enabled

In Outlook 2013 I have configured several Exchange accounts two POP3 accounts (saved in in PST files) Problem: One of the POP3 accounts stopped suddenly saving sent mails in the "sent items folder". ...
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How can I locate the Outlook 2013 folder creation date?

Is there a way to locate the creation date of a 2013 Outlook folder? As noted in the graphic, I want to know the creation date and if possible who created the folder. Outlook 2013 Folder Example
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Microsoft Outlook: “Your server administrator has limited the number of items you can open simultaneously” -> how can I how many items I have open?

I use Microsoft Outlook 2013 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I was trying to accept a meeting invitation on Microsoft outlook and got this message: Your server administrator has limited the number ...
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How to make a folder be visible in the calendar view within outlook?

first I want to excuse for my bad knowledge in the windows world. I am used to Linux and now I was asked to help a windows user. The problem is in Outlook 2013. There exist several calenders ...
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is there a way to increase outlook 2013 attachment pane?

hi is there a way of making the attachment list area in the reading pane of Outlook 2013 bigger? i would like to see the list of all attachments with the email , without having to scroll down
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How to change the year of a msg email outlook 2013 with minimum software (notepad ++…)

I have an email that I regularly feed with data. I use the "modify" feature to bring the new updates in this email. The problem is that I must send it to myself to update the date in order to view ...
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How to expand all folders in the folder pane

I'm using Outlook 2013 and sometimes while browsing I'll click on the Inbox entry in the reading pane. Next to that inbox, because I have sub-folders it also has an arrow to the left of it that allows ...
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Outlook sending “Not read” emails automatically in a batch

A workmate's computer suddenly sent a whole bunch of emails with "Not read" receipts this morning - without the user being present. The user is using Outlook 2013 and IMAP. The receipts were all ...
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Combining Windows Shortcuts — Restarting Outlook through a shortcut

Windows 10, Outlook 2013 Where I work, Outlook tends to lock up regularly, meaning I'm frequently killing it through task manager. I thought I could create a shortcut to restart it, but I can't get ...
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Search/autocomplete contacts by display name / nickname

I have contacts in my organization that appear in outlook as some foreign characters, then some English phonetic, then the email username. For example, username@domain.tld would display as: 장현(...
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In Outlook task management is it possible to separate items that have a due date of “This week” from “Friday”?

Outlook 2013 There are some tasks in Outlook that I want to handle during the week but not necessary on Friday. I'd prefer a separate grouping item on my "to-do" list view that includes that ...
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How can I specify what calendar to save e-mailed meeting invites?

I am using Outlook 2013. I used to have just one Calendar and whenever someone e-mailed me a meeting invite (via a .ics attachment) I could just double click the attachment then click the Copy to ...
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Outlook 2013: How to display message headers in reading pane?

Using Outlook 2013, I'd like to be able to view all header fields (RFC5322, not what Outlook calls headers) of a message that I preview in the reading pane. Is there a setting, an option or a 3rd ...
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Display seconds along with hours:minutes in Outlook message header

I have created a new column in the Inbox and Sent Items to display hours, minutes and seconds. How can display the values of this new column in the message header when I open the mail?
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What does it mean to “Always AutoFormat Plain text e-mail documents” in Outlook 2013?

Outlook 2013's AutoFormat tab in the AutoCorrect dialog includes a checkbox to "Always AutoFormat Plain text e-mail documents". What does this control? A plain text e-mail document includes no ...
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Speed up message opening by not downloading large attachments?

In our company network we use MS Outlook 2013 and Exchange server. When opening messages with large attachments (like 10 MB or more) it takes several seconds, even if the message text is very short (a ...
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Outlook 2013 rule to redirect mail not working

I set up a rule to forward all incoming mail and it did not work. Tried the same with a redirect in the rule instead of forward. I've essentially done step by step everything in this guide, and ...
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How can I propose a new meeting time in Microsoft Outlook?

How can I propose a new meeting time in Microsoft Outlook, upon receiving an invitation for a series of meetings? The newly proposed meeting time should affect all occurrences of the series of ...
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How to send every email you send additonally to yourself in bcc using outloook?

Every email I send from my account in Outlook should be additionally send to my account in BCC. I am able to apply a rule on every email I send and to add my account in CC, but not BCC. Is there any ...
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How to propose a new meeting time on a recurring meeting series?

I have accepted another persons recurring meeting invite, but then after a couple weeks realized there would be a better time to hold the meeting. It looks like I can only propose a new time on an ...
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How to auto-move emails in root folder to inbox folder?

We have some software which reads in and processes emails from the Inbox folder of a shared mail account. Users manually drag emails into there from their own accounts (using Outlook). This all works ...