Search results

  1. P

    Syncing Outlook & iPhone Calendars

    I currently sync my iPhone & Outlook Calendars using iTunes. Recently, many people using iTunes received this message: "support for syncing contacts and calendars has been deprecated and will be removed in a future version of iTunes". I only use Outlook for Calendars & Tasks (& I don't need to...
  2. P

    Changing the font that the task view shows

    Using Outlook 2016, I tried to change the default font that shows up when you view tasks in one of the views. When I choose "Customize current view", I can only find a way to change the font for column & row headings, not the actual entries. This is what I mean: I would like to change the font...
  3. P

    Can't paste an image into a task

    I have Outlook 2016 on Windows 10. All of a sudden (started yesterday), when pasting a picture (png, jpg,, etc) into a task, it shows up while the task is open. As soon as I close the task & reopen, the image disappears. In it's place, is a placeholder, which, if clicked, gives layout options...
  4. P

    Add Paste Unformatted to QAT

    Using Outlook 2016 with Win10. I looked at an old thread, Macro - paste as plain text, to see if I could do this. However, when I right click & go to "Customize the Ribbon" & then click on QAT, look at all commands, I cannot find a "Paste unfromatted" option to add. I have a Paste Special...
  5. P

    Searching tasks that are archived

    I have Outlook 2016 & Windows 10 Pro. When I click on my archived tasks folder, it doesn't show anything (nothing is due). When I click in the search box, it doesn't find any tasks that have been archived. How can I search my archive.pst for past tasks? Thank you in advance.
  6. P

    Add, remove, & reorder folder pane

    Somehow, my folder pane has reordered itself. I've attached what it looks like now. I don't use Outlook 2016 (on Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit) for mail...just for calendar, tasks, & contacts. On the image below, I would like to: 1. Eliminate the 2 calendars in the folder pane. 2. Get rid of inbox...
  7. P

    How can I change my calendar view back

    I somehow screwed up my Calendar view when Outlook opens. 1. Two months show on the left bar & I don't want them (see image). I do want to keep the scrolling column on the left that starts with Calendar, tasks, etc. 2. On the right side, I had today's tasks listed (I think it was called...
  8. P

    Restore an individual all-day recurring event

    I accidentally deleted a single all-day recurring event & wanted to restore it. Outlook doesn't let me select & copy an individual all-day recurring event, so I can't copy & paste an individual event the way you can with a recurring event that has a start & end time. The only way I found to do...
  9. P

    Import Categories from Outlook 2003

    Is there a way to import all my master categories from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2016, rather than copying them one by one? Thank you in advance?
  10. P

    Add a contact to the New Task in Outlook 2016

    In Outlook 2003, when I added a new task, there was a button that allowed me to associate one or more contacts to a task. I can't find the same option in Outlook 2016. Is there a way to do this? Thank you.
  11. P

    Import an .ics file to a specific calendar

    I have 2 calendars in Outlook (both in Outlook 2003 & Outlook 2016). I have an .ics file that contains events that I want to import. However, I don't want to import them into my main calendar, but a separate Outlook calendar. Somehow, I've done this before, but can't figure out how. Can I...
  12. P

    Can't sync iPhone calendars with Outlook

    Using Outlook 2016 & iPhone 6S, I am sometimes able to sync Outlook calendars with the iPhone calendars using iTunes. However, lately it's not working. Even though I add or delete appointments to Outlook, syncing doesn't change it on my iPhone. The steps I take are: 1. On the iPhone...
  13. P

    Task Categories

    I have 2 machines with Outlook 2003 on WinXP & Outlook 2016 on Win10. I copy the outlook.pst file back & forth to keep them in sync. In Outlook 2003, I have extensive categories that I use without any color. When I transfer the outlook.pst file to Outlook 2016, the category transfers with...
  14. P

    Outlook 2016 won't Start

    Message is "Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. The set of folders cannot be opened. The information store could not be opened."
  15. P

    Outlook search is not working at all for Calendar & Tasks

    Using Windows 10 Pro & Outlook 2016. Whenever I try to search either Calendar or Tasks (whether archived or current), I get no results at all. I have moved the .pst files to C:\Users\Phil\Documents\Outlook Files. However, when I check the index options, (File/Options/Search/Indexing...
  16. P

    Moving Outlook.pst & archive1.pst

    I have Outlook 2003 on Windows XP & Outlook 2016 on Windows 10. I don't use it for email. I copy the outlook.pst & archive1.pst (my primary archive file) back & forth between the comptuters to keep them in sync. I use a data cable to copy from one computer to the other. I can't use Windows...
  17. P

    Can't search Archive'd Tasks

    I have 2 Outlooks: 2003 on WinXP & 2016 on Win10. I copy the Outlook.pst between them to keep them sync'd. I also copy the Archive1.pst between them in order to sync archived items. In Windows XP, in Outlook 2003, when I click on the link for "Tasks in Archive Folders", it doesn't open...