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An Outlook 2016 user had a problem with the navigation pane randomly disappearing. I recently noticed that occasionally when Outlook is launched, the left navigation panel (folder panel) becomes hidden. The only way to make it visible is by setting View, Folder Pane to Normal. I tried both "outlook /resetnavpane" and "outlook /cleanviews" commands but
An Office 365 Exchange Online user had question about Group calendars in Office 365 and Outlook 2016. The user is sending invitations to the group and sometimes everyone receives the invitation while other times only some people get a copy. Note: this refers to the new Groups feature in Outlook 2016/Office 365 Exchange Online. Group
An Outlook user wanted to know how to create a task from an email message but only include the actionable part of the message in the task. Easy: drag the selection to the Task or Calendar folder or use a macro.
Use Group policy to disable Outlook toolbar and ribbon commands.
A major complaint about Outlook's conversation view is the inability to split and merge conversations. While Outlook doesn't offer the capability, you can use a macro to merge or split conversations.
How to use Outlook's new Archive button and how to remove it if you don't want to use it.
May 2016 updates for Outlook 2010
The AutoCorrect suggestions menu is missing from Office Outlook 2013 and Office Outlook 2016.
How to use a macro and a userform to create a filtered view on any Outlook folder.
A user had a request: an automated way of telling people a meeting full. It's not an unusual request, 3 or 4 people ask me how to do this each year. This time it sounded like a fun project to do. I am in charge of organizing meetings for my company (150+ people). However, depending