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  1. Jennifer Murphy

    Spam filter not working

    Somehow, the parasites at astrology.com got ahold of one of my email addresses. I started getting crap from info@mail.astrology.com, info@mail.horoscope.com, and info@sunsigns.com. I ignored it for awhile, then I clicked on one of the Unsubscribe links. Apparently, that just told them that I...
  2. Jennifer Murphy

    Ctrl+Tab sometimes will not move through text a word at a time

    I am new to Outlook 365 (2016?). On my old 2007 Outlook, I could skip over words using Ctrl+Tab (or back tab). In Outlook 2016, this sometimes doesn't work. It;s worjing right now, so I can't be more specific about when and where. But I think it was in emails. Any suggestions to what I am...
  3. Jennifer Murphy

    Add birthdays to calendar

    I have birthdays and anniversaries defined for a number of contacts, but they do not show up on my calendar. Is there something else I need to do? Did I accidentally delete/remove them? If so, how can I get them back? I am using Outlook 2007, bit I also have a Office 365 account and get email...
  4. Jennifer Murphy

    Grant R/W (update) access to a friend

    My partner and I have a joint (family) Office 365 account. We are able to see each other's calendars, but we cannot add appointments to them. What do we need to do so that we can add (copy) appointments from one calendar to the other. We are already able to copy appointments from the other...
  5. Jennifer Murphy

    Outlook can't connect to Office 365 at resort hotel

    I'm running Office 2007 on a Win XP machine. I have an office 365 account and I also have email account through GoDaddy and others. All of this was working perfectly yesterday when we left for a one-week family event in Sun Valley, Idaho. When we arrived, I set up my computer and got access to...
  6. Jennifer Murphy

    To Do List Views

    In the To-Do List window (Outlook 2007), the first column was labeled something like, "To-Do Subject" or "Task Subject" or something like that. I wanted to sort the list on (1) Due Date and then (2) Subject text. I wanted to put priority codes (0-9) as the first character of the subject text...
  7. Jennifer Murphy

    Calendar options

    I just upgraded to Office 365 and I am having a little difficulty getting the calendar function to work. I have a few questions: In Month view, the appointments show the actual start time. For example, if I have an appointment that starts at 8:1, it will show 8:15 agt the start of the...
  8. Jennifer Murphy

    Equations don't comply with style setting to left justify

    I have defined a $Equations style. In the Paragraph tab, the settings are: Alignment: Left Indentation Left: 0.25" In Draft view, the equations are all left aligned and indented 0.25". But in Print view, they are centered. In either view, if I select an equation, the alignment icons in the...
  9. Jennifer Murphy

    Can I create a Rule with Or'd conditions?

    I have started getting informational messages from various groups where the sender address looks something like this: I think these are coming from mailing services like Mail Chimp. This makes it very difficult to make a rule to redirect these messages. Sometimes the real domain of the sender...
  10. Jennifer Murphy

    Exit Without Sending pop-up restarts countdown

    My tired old XP computer periodically forgets how to connect to the Internet. To fix it, I have to reboot. To do that, I have to shut down all applications. Sometimes, Outlook has messages which it couldn't send because of the lack of an Internet connection. When I close Outlook, I get a pop-up...
  11. Jennifer Murphy

    Rule for redirected email

    I get a lot of email from various organizations. Some of them apparently use some sort or email service so that the messages do not come from the organization's domain. Here's one example from the city where I live. The emails have one of these two strings in the From: field: City of Santo...
  12. Jennifer Murphy

    Can't delete or even find task attachment

    I have several tasks that used to have "attachments", at least I guess that's what they were. I tried to paste hyperlinks to folders or documents. Outlook mostly complained and disabled them. Now I have a number of these tasks that generate an error message ("This item contains attachments that...
  13. Jennifer Murphy

    Regenerate recurrence not working

    I've been using recurring tasks for many years. Sometime in the past year or two, I've started having an odd result for tasks with the recurrence set to regenerate nn days after the task is completed. I have one right now that is misbehaving. Here are the current settings: Start date: 5/27/14...
  14. Jennifer Murphy

    How to search a folder and its subfolders

    Is there any way to search an email folder and all of its sub-folders? If I enter a search string, it will search the selected folder. If that fails, it will offer me the option to search all folders. I would like to search just the selected folder and all of its sub-folders. I store emails...
  15. Jennifer Murphy

    Can I export individual emails?

    The export function seems to apply only to folders. I would like to export selected emails within a folder. Is there a way to do that? There is no "rule" or "filter" I can use to select them. I would like to be able to click-select them and then say "export the selected messages". I guess...
  16. Jennifer Murphy

    How to set up a rating field for contacts

    I would like to create a new field for all contacts named "Rating" or something similar. I would like it to be a 2-character text field that will appear on the General data entry form for all contacts. I also want it to appear on the contact list form and be sortable and filterable. I defined...
  17. Jennifer Murphy

    Can Unicode PST exceed 2GB?

    A couple of months ago, I got help here in converting my old ANSI PST to the new Unicode format. I was a little panicky because it was getting close to the 2GB limit for ANSI PST files. The Unicode PST is now over 2 GB (2,133,461 KB). I am planning to develop an archive strategy to offload...
  18. Jennifer Murphy

    Sync RSS feed message after Safe Mode

    I just got home from the office. When I restarted my laptop and started Outlook, I got a message saying that Outlook wasn't closed properly and asking if I wanted to start in Safe Mode. Not knowing what to do, I said OK. When it came up, I got this message: Again, not knowing what...
  19. Jennifer Murphy

    Annoying "-----------" at top of tasks

    Outlook keep adding a blank line and a line of dashes at the top of every task. If there any way to get rid of this useless and annoying behavior?
  20. Jennifer Murphy

    How to create a rule for organization messages

    I belong to a number of professional organizations and associations. Some of them send out an enormous number of messages and have little or no capability to filter them. I would like to create a Rule to automatically redirect all messages from these organizations to a holding folder...
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