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    How to get rid of Contacts field when printing emails?

    Hi there, Just noticed this "feature" of Outlook. When you select all the contacts in the same category as recipients of a email message and go to print the draft or sent item, you see the TO field wtih all their names, followed also by a CONTACTS field with the display names of the contacts...
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    Are categories still recommended for creating local distribution lists?

    Thanks Diane. The lists change on a daily basis, so categories it is then. Unfortunately, some users appear to have problems using categories. One big issue is where one contact is in several lists, i.e., has several categories assigned. Our users often clear all the existing categories when...
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    Are categories still recommended for creating local distribution lists?

    Hi there, A general question please. Many of our users need to use Outlook-based distribution lists. In the past, MS recommeded to use categories to create distribution lists, and that is what we have communicated to our users. Does this advice still hold, or is there a better altenative in...
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    Need to view Outlook calendar in Sharepoint ..

    Thanks Diane. Already knowing that it's not built-in is a big help to me. Best I've seen so far is to use a generic web part to view the calendar using OWA.
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    Need to view Outlook calendar in Sharepoint ..

    Hi there, Anyone know a way please to view a meeting room's Exchange calendar in Sharepoint? We have many of them and my boss wants to add a link in SP 2013 just to view (not edit) the calendar in real time. I'm open to suggesting programming an export using Redemption or third party tools if...
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    How can I load a HTML template into the WordEditor?

    Thanks. That seems too simple to be true... Will that really concatenate the HTML correctly? I thought that I'd have to parse the headers etc, that's why I was trying to go via a Word document object. I'm putting this in a COM add-in so several users can share the templates. So QuickParts...
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    How can I load a HTML template into the WordEditor?

    Hi there, When making a reply to a message, I want to insert the contents of a template, which is in HTML format, before the original text. Can you suggest a way to to that please? I'm thinking of loading the HTML file into a wdDoc in Outlook, then pasting it to the start of the active...
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    UID field in iCal files - unique per-event or per-user or both?

    Hello, I want to create an iCal file for a corporate event and send it as an attachment in Outlook 2010 to 1000 users. In the definition of the iCal file there is a field called UID which needs to be unique. I'm trying to understand if it only needs to be unique for each event, or if it needs...
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    Can't add a column called "name" to Inbox?

    Hello, I'm trying to add a user-defined column called "name" (without quotes) to my Inbox folder but Outlook tells me that it already exists in the "all documents" fieldset. This isn't true. I've tried on different versions of Outlook (2007 + 2010), on different PCs and even on different...
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    Prompt on exit to empty deleted items folder "for all accounts" does not work?

    Re: Prompt on exit to empty deleted items folder "for all accounts" does not w We have the same GPO for everyone, they all get prompted to empty on exit. The ones who press "no" aren't the ones complaining ... :)
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    Prompt on exit to empty deleted items folder "for all accounts" does not work?

    Re: Prompt on exit to empty deleted items folder "for all accounts" does not w Ok thanks for the clarification Diane. We use a third-party archiving system so managed folders aren't feasible. Deleting users' mail would not be acceptable anyway. You know how people keep messages in their...
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    Prompt on exit to empty deleted items folder "for all accounts" does not work?

    Hello, Many of our users have Full-Access/Send-As rights on other mailboxes and have added them to their folder list (General - Advanced - Advanced - Add mailbox). When they exit Outlook, they are prompted if they want to empty the deleted items folder "for all accounts"...
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    Outlook 2011 forwards calendar invites using "send as" not "on behalf of" ...

    Re: Outlook 2011 forwards calendar invites using "send as" not "on behalf of" Thanks, when you get time I'd appreciate to know what you found either way. I've a VIP user that is extremely annoyed ...
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    Outlook 2011 forwards calendar invites using "send as" not "on behalf of" ...

    Re: Outlook 2011 forwards calendar invites using "send as" not "on behalf of" Hi Diane, Let me give the exact scenario to reproduce the problem here. USER A, USER B and USER C have mailboxes on the same Exchange 2010 server and have NOT given any delegate permissions to anyone...
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