How to create your own send to shortcut that uses your Outlook stationery and signature. Customize the shortcuts to include the email addresses and more.
Outlook isn’t all that complicated to use once you figure it, but trying to explain how to do something in Outlook often takes longer than just showing how to do it. While I have videos scattered throughout the site, I have a list of all pages with video tutorials here and in the Tutorials index.
Many of these tutorials area also available on Slipstickcom’s YouTube channel and I’m working on moving all of the video tutorials to YouTube.
Create a custom Send to... shortcut
Quick Steps Address Book Bug (Fixed)
This bug is fixed in Outlook 2010 SP1. When you create a quick step that contains an address and use only POP3, IMAP, or Outlook Hotmail Connector accounts, Outlook uses the Windows address book instead of Outlook's address book. The wrong address book: When you select an address from the list (assuming you have any
Change the Reminder on Several Appointments at Once
Changing the reminder time on a group of appointments or events is easy. Just use a group by view with the Remind Beforehand field visible and group by it. Then drag items to the group with the reminder time you want them assigned to. First, when possible create a view with the items you need
Editing the Subject line in Outlook
As many users know, you can edit the subject line in a message. This makes it easier to find messages especially when they don't include a subject. If you are new to editing the subject, simply open the message, type in the subject field and save. We have more information and a video tutorial at
Create Individual Contacts from a Distribution List
How to convert contact groups to individual contacts using Import or a VBA macro.
Creating New Color Categories
How to create new color categories in Outlook 2007, 2010, and 2013.
How to Customize or Reset the Current View
A tutorial showing Microsoft Outlook users how to to create or change custom views.
Display (or Hide) Start and End Times
Whether the Start times display in the calendar is wholly dependent on the size of the Calendar section. If the calendar is too narrow, the times are hidden.
Outlook.com-linked People won't sync with Outlook desktop
In the People section of Outlook.com, I linked my Gmail, Twitter and LinkedIn contacts. I do not store any Outlook-only Contacts there, they are all linked. I'm syncing to Outlook but none of these linked People are syncing across.
Use Conditional Formatting to Highlight Messages
Use Conditional formatting rules to highlight messages in different colors.
How to Create a New Profile
How to create a new profile in Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and set it to use an existing pst file.
Configuring More Email Account Settings
How to open the More Settings dialog to configure Outgoing (SMTP) server settings, port numbers, and other settings.