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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Create an Outlook Contact Group from a list of addresses using only copy and paste. No need to create contacts for the addresses first.
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.
We get two types of questions about font handling in Outlook: How do I change the default fonts? Why is Outlook using [some font] instead of the one I set as default Outlook 2007 and up have two places where fonts are set: in Stationery and Fonts and in the Body style. Most people select
How to configure email accounts in Outlook, including Gmail, Hotmail, Godaddy, and Yahoo email. We have a list utilities that work with some web-based email services.
Use Conditional formatting rules to highlight messages in different colors.
How to create new color categories in Outlook 2007, 2010, and 2013.
We're seeing a lot of questions (and complaints) about the new iCloud service and Outlook integration. Users with POP3 accounts seem to have the most problems (but could benefit the most from iCloud), since the data is local to one computer and iCloud moves it all into the cloud. We have solutions to many of the problems.
How to customize Outlook Contacts so that the Home address is the default address for all new contacts.
How to add a read-only Google Calendar to Outlook using the Internet Calendar feature.
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.
If you don't care for Calibri font as the default for RSS feeds, you need to use a macro to change the font (on font size) as the font cannot be changed by the user. We have code samples for both Outlook 2010 and 2007.
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.
Newer versions of Outlook let you start in any folder in your profile. You can use this method to open Outlook with a non-default folder - this is especially handy if you want to start in a different calendar folder. In Outlook 2010 and up, choose your startup folder at the top of the File,
How to configure a Microsoft Outlook POP3 email account to leave email on the server. Outlook 2010 and 2013 leave mail on the server for 14 days by default.
How to show the sender’s e-mail address and other fields in a column in message list view. Many Extended MAPI properties are added to messages when they are committed to Outlook message store or the Exchange mailbox but Outlook doesn't have a built in way to expose the value. You can view them using a custom configuration form that exposes the value in a custom field.