Automatically change Appointment categories using VBA

Automatically change Appointment categories using VBA

How to assign a category to appointments automatically, as soon as they are over, using a macro with a trigger, such as the meetings own reminder or the next appointment reminder, that will kick off the macro.

Categorize Contacts with bad addresses

Categorize Contacts with bad addresses

Outlook doesn't have an automated method for assigning categories or deleting contacts that contain bad addresses, but you can use VBA to assign categories or delete the contacts.

How to automatically print sent messages

How to automatically print sent messages

How to use a macro to send a message and print the sent email with a click of the button.

Create a list of color categories and merge or restore the list using VBA

Create a list of color categories and merge or restore the list using VBA

How to use VBA to create a list of your color categories then merge or restore the list to another account using a second macro.

Print a list of Outlook Categories and their Colors

Print a list of Outlook Categories and their Colors

How to use VBA to create a list of your Outlook categories and their assigned colors. For Microsoft Outlook 2007 and up.

Conditional Formatting by Contact Category

Conditional Formatting by Contact Category

How to apply rules or automatic formatting to messages and meetings with people in specific categories.

How to Upgrade to Color Categories

How to Upgrade to Color Categories

After upgrading to Outlook 2013, 2010, or 2007, users need to convert categories to color categories to add their categories to the master category list.

Creating New Color Categories

Creating New Color Categories

How to create new color categories in Outlook 2007, 2010, and 2013.

Categories vs. Multiple Contacts Folders

Categories vs. Multiple Contacts Folders

You'll find some debate over which method is better for managing different types of contacts — have more than one Contacts folder (Personal, Business, etc.) or use one Contacts folder with categories. There are pluses and minuses for both. Personally, I use a combination. I have a couple of separate Contacts folders that use special  

Understanding Outlook's Calendar patchwork colors

Understanding Outlook's Calendar patchwork colors

Users often complain about the patchwork coloring in Outlook's calendar. This is caused by setting All Day Events to Show time as Busy and setting a color category on the item. Tentative, Working elsewhere, and Out-of-office also add color to the days.