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, additional pages with video tutorials are listed here.
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.
After outlook.com account is migrated to the new server, Outlook 2010, 2007, 2003 users need to remove the Outlook Connector account and add the account back to Outlook.
How to add a read-only Google Calendar to Outlook using the Internet Calendar feature.
How to create a custom field to mark messages that were responded to in Microsoft Outlook.
This code sample demonstrates how to use the contents of a text file to populate a ListBox. This works for ComboBoxes and TextBoxes. A client adds keywords to message subjects so it's easier to find the messages later but had a problem: if he misspelled a keyword or used a slightly different keyword, he might not find the message. My solution is a macro that lists keywords to choose from. He can select one or more keywords then click OK to add the keyword(s) to the subject.
I get quite a few complaints from people who say their fonts are tiny (or huge) or the font used for the reply shrinks yet Microsoft Outlook shows they are using a normal size font (such as 10 or 12 pt). I'll show you how to fix it. I also have a macro that will set the zoom level for you.
Use an Outlook macro to open every hyperlink in the selected email message. A version of the macro will open hyperlinks in every message in the selected folder.
How to configure Outlook so you can easily send email from a shared Exchange mailbox.
Protected view is a new security feature for all Office documents which arrive in email or are downloaded from Internet sources. This is a security sandbox used by Office 2010 to enhance attachment security. Administrators will be able to control whether all email attachments or only those from outside their Exchange network use Protected view.
We're seeing a lot of questions (and complaints) about the new iCloud service and Outlook integration. Users with POP3 accounts seem to have the most problems (but could benefit the most from iCloud), since the data is local to one computer and iCloud moves it all into the cloud. We have solutions to many of the problems.
Not everyone likes RSS support in Outlook, fortunately you can disable the RSS capability using group policy or a registry tweak. You can also remove the RSS folders from your profile. I'll show you how.
When Contacts are automatically updated, you need to check the settings in Outlook's Social Connector, which has automatic updates of contacts enabled by default. A change log is added to notes so you know what was changed.
The Exchange administrator can mail-enable public folders. You can then use it as a generic company address (such as sales@ or help@ ). If you mail-enable a Calendar folder, users can include it in meeting requests. Once the folder is mail-enabled, you can use the Folder Assistant to forward messages it receives to other addresses.
Solutions available! When attachments are opened from a message in Outlook 2010, they are read-only. Users cannot edit the attachment and save the changes back to the message, they need to save the attachment to the hard drive and reattach it.
To use categories to create a dynamic distribution list, switch to the By Category view then select the category group you want to send a message to. You can use this method to create meeting requests, appointments, task, or journal items. In Outlook 2007 and 2010 (and above), to create an appointment linked to a
How to configure email accounts in Outlook, including Gmail, Hotmail, Godaddy, and Yahoo email. We have a list utilities that work with some web-based email services.