The following articles were included in recent Exchange Messaging Outlook (EMO) newsletters. For a complete list of articles published in 2020 (and links to the indexes for previous years), see Exchange Messaging Outlook Issues Index: 2019.
EMO is a bi-weekly publication, with occasional issues weekly when there is important information to share. To receive your own copy of EMO by email, subscribe here.
Support Exchange Messaging Outlook Sponsors
How to change the calendar color or use conditional formatting rules to highlight appointments starting today to make 'Today" more visible on your Outlook calendar.
How to use PowerShell to bulk change Outlook Contact fields, including the File As and Email display name fields.
How to use a macro to set up an Automatic reply (out of office reply) in Outlook on Windows desktop.
Use an Outlook macro or PowerShell script to bulk delete folders from Outlook.
How to create an Outlook distribution list or contact group from any list of email addresses, including a spreadsheet in Excel or a custom view in Outlook (with only the display name and email address visible.)
How to copy appointments from several Outlook calendars to print as one calendar. Includes code specific to Exchange server accounts that works with Resource calendars as well as other user's calendars.
After importing IMAP folders to Personal Folders or an Exchange mailbox, messages in the imported folder are hidden.
All versions of Microsoft Outlook support Archiving. Learn how to configure Microsoft Outlook's AutoArchive settings and how to manually archive your mailbox.
A user had a number of calendars, both in his own mailboxes plus a handful of shared calendars. While Outlook can search all of the calendars, he wanted an easy way to restrict the searches to specific calendars and also see which calendar the appointment was on. The solution: a macro. We used the macro
Using VBA, you can automatically create a series of Outlook tasks based on a task or appointment. You can create the tasks leading up to an appointment or task or following an appointment or task.