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.
The following is a list of additional pages at slipstick.com that contain a video tutorial.
Use an ItemSend macro to set fields on email merges and include attachments.
You can easily change the Private flag (and many other fields) either by editing inline or dragging the item to a new group. First, if you are not using...
How to create a custom field to mark messages that were responded to in Microsoft Outlook.
This code sample demonstrates how to use the contents of a text file to populate a ListBox. This works for ComboBoxes and TextBoxes. A client adds keywords to message subjects so it's easier to find the messages later but had a problem: if he misspelled a keyword or used a slightly different keyword, he might not find the message. My solution is a macro that lists keywords to choose from. He can select one or more keywords then click OK to add the keyword(s) to the subject.
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.
Protected view is a new security feature for all Office documents which arrive in email or are downloaded from Internet sources. This is a security sandbox used by Office...
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.
When Contacts are automatically updated, you need to check the settings in Outlook's Social Connector, which has automatic updates of contacts enabled by default. A change log is added to notes so you know what was changed.
The Exchange administrator can mail-enable public folders. You can then use it as a generic company address (such as sales@ or help@ ). If you mail-enable a Calendar 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.
To use categories to create a dynamic distribution list, switch to the By Category view then select the category group you want to send a message to. You can...
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.
Enabling Compatibility mode in Windows 7 will cause problems in Outlook, including operation error messages and problems creating accounts or new data files. Tutorial shows how to check compatibility settings.
How to password-protect Microsoft Outlook data files so other people can't read your email or view your calendar or contacts.
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.
As many users know, you can edit the subject line in a message. In Outlook 2010 and newer, when you use the default view with the Date (Conversation) setting, you'll see the original subject in the message list.
How to edit the subject of an incoming message in any version of Outlook.
How to uninstall Outlook without uninstalling other Office applications.
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...
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.
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...
We are often asked how to merge two folders. This can mean one of two things: keep the calendars separate but view them as one using calendar overlay or...
How to add a file number to the subject line of an Outlook message using VBA. (Sample macro included.)
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.