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.
We occasionally get complaints from people who are using a group by view on Contacts and they have two groups of "(none)", often when grouping by Company or Country (because they are common fields to group by), but grouping by almost any field can result in two different (none) groups. This can happen with contacts
In Outlook 2013 and 2016, use the Sharing invitation to share calendar folders. Right click on the folder you want to share and choose Share > Share [folder name] to open the sharing invitation. Select the addresses from the Global Address List (GAL) and select the desired permissions. You can also share from Outlook on
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. To Insert text or HTML files into a message: Click the Insert File icon (Attach File icon in Outlook 2007/2010) Select the file and expand the Insert button. Select
OWA 2007 doesn't include a Print button. If you want to print from OWA, you'll need to use your browser's print functionality. Unfortunately, the results from the default settings leaves much to be desired as the dates and headers are out of alignment and even in landscape layout, the full calendar won't fit on the
Microsoft Outlook comes with a file named Outlook.hol (Outlook.txt in Outlook 2000 and older) that includes lists of holidays that you can import into your personal Calendar folder using the Tools | Options | Calendar (or Calendar Options) | Add Holidays command. This makes it easy to add holidays and many users wind up importing
Create an Outlook Contact Group from a list of addresses using only copy and paste. No need to create contacts for the addresses first.
There are two ways to give other users the ability to "send as" another user, mailbox, or public folder address when you use Microsoft Exchange server. The first is using the Delegates feature on the Tools, Options menu. This is configurable in Microsoft Outlook by any user and adds "on behalf of" to the From
The steps you'll use to view Outlook's Internet Header depends on your version of Outlook. With the exception of Outlook 2003, Outlook displays only the headers, not the full message source.
When you start a mail merge in Outlook, you can use categories or Outlook's filters to select the contacts you want to include in the merge.
How to merge or combine multiple pst files into one.
Although Outlook does not include a yearly calendar, you can view a yearly calendar using the navigation calendars in Outlook or by using VBA to create an HTML calendar.
After upgrading to Outlook 2013, 2010, or 2007, users need to convert categories to color categories to add their categories to the master category list.