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Outlook VBA doesn't have a timer function but you can use Appointment or Task Reminders to trigger macros. If you want the macro to fire a specified time after you restart Outlook, use an Application_Startup macro to create the appointment.
The August 9 2016 security update for Office 2013 included a non-security feature to allow administrators to use Group Policy to block macros from running in files that are downloaded from the Internet. This feature was added to Office 2016 earlier this year.
An administrator came to me with a problem: We are going to move to Office 365 and when we added our domain to the Office 365 portal and created the accounts, Outlook 2016 started prompting for the Office 365 login to reconfigure Outlook. We haven't yet changed our DNS records, we just created the accounts
Sick of the US Election ads? Counting down the days until they stop? (I am!) I created a HOL file that counts down to election day.
Monitor employees suspected of sending confidential information and/or attachments outside the domain & then constantly purging deleted items recovery.
Users who sync iCloud and Outlook are having problems with iCloud after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
A new calendar feature, called Interesting Calendars, is rolling out to Office 365 Exchange Online and Outlook.com users (on the new server). The current calendars offered are sports schedules.
An Office 365 user had a problem: their default Skype for Business invitations added phone numbers used by the corporation worldwide but he only created meetings with people in certain locations and wanted to include only those phone numbers in his invitations. He found and wondered if the same method could be used to change
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