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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We often tell people to use switches but don't always explain how they are used, leaving the user to find out on their own. Even when we do explain how to use them, we often leave out two critical points: there is a space between outlook and the slash and most importantly, you need to
Outlook stores recently used email addresses in a nickname or autocomplete cache. This article helps you understand how the nickname autocomplete cache works and explains remove names from this autocomplete list and where to find the list.
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 create a toolbar button in Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2010 to open templates and files and disable the security warning dialog that displays before the template or files opens.
How to create a custom field to mark messages that were responded to in Microsoft Outlook.
How to create a new profile in Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and set it to use an existing pst file.
How to move an Outlook data file (pst) to a new folder and configure Outlook to use it.
While you can remove duplicates by hand, the tools on this page make it easier when there are a lot of duplicates. Although some of these tools work only with the mail folders, many will work on any Outlook folder that contains duplicates. Featured Products ReliefJet EssentialsUse ReliefJet Essentials for Microsoft Outlook to remove, mark
New to Outlook 365: Remember Zoom Preferences. If the fonts in incoming messages are tiny (or huge), you may have a Zoom problems. I'll show you how to fix it. If you don't have an Office 365 subscription, I have a macro that will set the zoom level for you.
Another entry in my Lazy Programmer Series, a macro for Outlook users who want to schedule a message to send later. This macro is triggered by a reminder and sends a message, composed from the appointment's subject line and body.
How to edit the subject of an incoming message in any version of Outlook.
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.
This page sums up a few things I've learned about Outlook categories and color categories, with suggestions for using and managing categories along with troubleshooting tips. Outlook has always supported categories; through Outlook 2003, they were simply Categories. Outlook 2007 introduced Color Categories by merging the short-lived colored flags with categories.
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.)
Outlook will compact the pst automatically when the amount of "white space" (space used by deleted items) exceeds 20% and it has some idle time. Outlook will work on compacting the pst when it and other programs aren't using all of your computer's resources and in most cases, it will recover the space within minutes,