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After an Office update was installed in December, users began receiving an ‘Out of Memory or system resources” error message when they started a mail merge from Outlook. Clicking Ok to close the dialog took care of the problem, with the merge working fine. The only real problem was the annoying dialog, since the merge worked. The solution was rollback to an earlier build or click Ok.
Microsoft has fixed the problem and the fix should be rolling out to users. Anyone still affected by the bug should check for updates and restart Word.
This is the week of “I hate the Microsoft Editor”. Two users asked me how to turn off the Microsoft Editor and restore the Office spell checker in Word. While you can’t disable the Editor in Word, you can add the Spelling or Spelling & Grammar command to the Quick Access Toolbar or ribbon and use them instead of the goofy spell checker in the Editor.
Outlook still uses the classic spell check dialog when you press F7 or check spelling before sending, but has Text Predictions, which you can turn off in File > Options > Mail. It’s right at the top of the page. On the Mac side, Text Predictions is in Preferences > Autocorrect.
Other users wanted to turn the Editor off in Outlook on the web. To do this, you need to open Settings (gear icon) > View all Outlook settings. Microsoft Editor settings are at the bottom of the page. If you are composing a message, you can turn it off and on from the lower menu bar. Click on the 3 dots to expand the menu and choose Editor. Slide the options off.
If the Editor is enabled in other web forms, you need to turn it off in the browser Settings. Open Settings, search for Editor and slide it off.
While I don’t like the new spell checker, mostly because it’s a change in behavior after years of right-clicking to change a misspelled word, I do like text predictions, although I need to get in the habit of hitting tab to accept the suggestion instead of typing over it.
A user wanted to copy his rules to all of his accounts and asked why the option for “Create this rule on all accounts” was disabled.
When you create a new rule in Outlook’s Rules and Alerts dialog and get to the last screen, Finish rule setup, there is an option to “Create this rule on all accounts”.
If you want to create the rule to your other accounts, you need to do it when you create the rule; once the rule is saved, the option to create it in your other accounts is disabled.
If you want to copy the rules later, you’ll need to select the rule and use the Copy option. If you have a lot of accounts you want to copy a rule to, it may be faster to recreate the rule and create it on all accounts, rather than copy it to each account, one account at a time.
If you need to edit the rule later, you’ll need to edit it in each account.
[RESOLVED] Outlook Search not showing recent emails after Windows update KB5008212
After you install Windows 10 update KB5008212, or upgrade to Windows 11, recent emails may not appear in search results.
[Fixed] Search results for Find Related Messages in Conversation are incomplete or missing
When you search in Outlook Desktop by right clicking on a message and selecting Find Related > Messages in this Conversation, the results are incomplete or missing.
Immersive Reader in Outlook
Outlook's Immersive Reader view centers the text on the page and lets you use wider spacing between the letters, can split words into syllables, change the page background color, or view the text a few lines at a time.
Create a Hyperlink on an Outlook Custom Form
Use VBScript code and a Label field or Command buttons to make clickable links in a custom form.
Save Sent Items in Shared Mailbox Sent Items folder
When you send a message from the shared mailbox, by default the sent message goes into your own Sent Items folder.