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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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,
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.
How to change values in editable fields in Outlook without opening the item for editor or in bulk, without using a macro.
Use an ItemSend macro to set fields on email merges and include attachments.
Configure and use IMAP accounts with Microsoft Outlook. Learn how to configure Sent items and Deleted items folders in Outlook 2007 and up.
How to configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to deliver POP3 accounts to a single personal folders data file (pst).
Not everyone likes RSS support in Outlook, fortunately you can disable the RSS capability using group policy or a registry tweak. You can also remove the RSS folders from your profile. I'll show you how.
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. If your startup folder is a Mail folder and Outlook is opening in the Folder
Solutions available! When attachments are opened from a message in Outlook 2010, they are read-only. Users cannot edit the attachment and save the changes back to the message, they need to save the attachment to the hard drive and reattach it.
How to create a custom filter to show only Tasks in the To-Do Bar folder.
If you use Skype for Business and receive an error that the set of folders cannot be opened, see I'm not sure what is causing the problem, but we're seeing a rash of complaints with the following error: Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Unable to open the Outlook window. Invalid XML, the view cannot be