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.
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You can insert text or HTML files in messages in Outlook (any version.) Use this to insert "boilerplate text" or HTML created in an HTML editor. In Outlook 2016, you need to customize the Quick Access Toolbar or Ribbon to add the Insert File command to the ribbon - the default Attach File command on
How to move an Outlook pst file used by an IMAP account or the ost file used by Outlook 2013 IMAP and EAS accounts. . Instructions include steps to move the pst or use the ForcePSTPath registry key.
Create tasks from email as they arrive using a simple script and Rules Wizard. With a slight variation, you can create a task from the message you are reading in the reading pane. Complete instructions and ready-to-use code samples included.
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.
How to customize the look and behavior of Outlook's new Contact cards. For Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013.
What to do if you have Contacts in Microsoft Outlook's Contacts folder but they are not accessible when you click on the To button.
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.
You can create Tasks from email messages by dragging the message to the task button the Navigation pane. If you want the message attached, right click and drag. When you drop the message, you'll have the option to copy the message as text or an attachment or move it as an attachment. If you want
Basic instructions on using Outlook's VBA editor: how to open it, where to put the code, how to sign your code.
It's simple to open a received message to edit it or change the format of messages. You can use this method to add notes to a message or add attachments to a message. You don't need to go into edit mode to edit the subject field: simply type in the subject field of an open
After migrating to Office 365, Outlook.com or a new data file, users need to add color categories to the master category list.
Microsoft Outlook comes with a file named Outlook.hol that includes lists of holidays that you can import into your personal Calendar folder using the File, Options, Calendar, Add Holidays command. This makes it easy to add holidays and many users wind up importing the same group of holidays twice or adding extra holidays. If 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.
When you the week starts on the Sunday Daylight time starts, appointments may appear at the wrong time in the week view.
How to create a new profile in Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and set it to use an existing pst file.