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    Outlook saved email templates

    Office 365 Outlook "templates" function character max is too low for my templates. I've been trying to use the template utility from Topalt but it's not stable with my Outlook. is anyone using Topalt email templates reliably on Outlook 64 bit? Len Raphael Oakland CA
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    unblocking attachments before sending Office 365 Advanced Protection

    used to be a free utility that one could use to override local Outlook attachment blocking rules. Does that still work and available if Office 365 Advanced Protection Azure is enabled? it's a file ending in .crt that I want to email to my phone.
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    Deleting Office 365 calendar appt w/o emailing invitees

    Can you delete a one-time appointment in Office 365 Outlook calendar without sending an email to original invitees? A lot of times the invitee and I have already agreed to cancel the appt, so need to send anything more to the invitee(s) One search turned up a posting saying that it can only be...
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    Favorites don't update

    Office 365, local Outlook: have about 22 "favorites" for 2 different Office 365 accounts that are in my local profile. Some of the favorites only show up in the favorite lists sometimes. Not a matter of waiting. Sometimes "updating" makes them display. But usually I have to remove them and add...
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    Can signatures synch to Office Portal

    I create them locally and they don't seem to synch, at least not to other pc's logged into same Office account. If i had created them from the portal would they have synched to local machines?
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    Tired of Outlook disabling Adobe PDF Creator add-in

    Not that I used it often, but always that Adobe addins were problematic. And the Adobe pdf previewer was usually sloooow opening docs. I still use Acrobat but installed an Adobe clone: Pdf-Xchange as my default. Comes with it's own addins. Much faster opening pdfs from Outlook or outside...
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    Ctrl Alt d date stamp use

    If that key combo is used to insert today's date into the body of a contact, is there a way to set a default so the date will not automatically update? (Ctr Shift F9 locks date field so it WONT automatically update, at least in OneNote, but I want the default to be non-auto updating) Somewhere...
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    Outlook Office 365 client: won't remember my setting File, not to collapse ribbon

    I often have to right click on File, and deselect "collapse ribbon" so i can see buttons and apps easily. Is there a way to persistently deselect collapsing the ribbon?
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    Ever notice that the fonts in Outlook seem to be depend on the build?

    I thought the fonts were strictly controlled by Windows, but Outlook fonts are definitely bolder and more readable in same installs than others. A second tier MS tech agreed w me that he's seen it but it made no sense.
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    Merge two contacts folders

    for reasons unknown I ended up with two contacts folders: one has 600 contacts and the other has the more complete 1,200 contacts. Unfortunately I didn't realize the smaller one was incomplete (except for being unable to find some contacts) so I know that I added or edited within the incomplete...
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    How do you turn off Outlook contacts "hints" popup

    when searching and possibly some other functions Outlook pops up an annoying window with hints. It obscures the screen. Can that be disabled or moved in views etc?
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    dynamic and static dates in Outlook contact "notes" ie. body

    shift-alt d creates a dynamic self updating date. so does just starting to type the current date. But most of the time I want a static date to document the date i entered some info into the notes a. is there a keyboard shortcut to enter a static today date? b. is there a setting to make...
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    Wierd Office 365 Contact unable to edit body of random contacts

    Not happening in the portal Outlook only local Outlook 365. Creating new profile on same or different machine and safe mode doesn't fix the problem. on the contacts that it occurs, one can edit all the other fields but not the main body. latest monthly release, Win 10.
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    Email not going to address displayed

    Outlook Office 365 local: So far only had this issue where both spouses were previously on the same contact and then later one was added to a new spouse only contact. Probably left the original joint contact alone, but not sure. When sending emails to the spouse (second person listed...
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    Office 365 cloud based rules

    any comprehensive articles/guidelines on when one can create as Office 365 cloud server based rule vs a local machine Outlook rule? Found one article that only gave a couple of examples such as don't base rule on sender but on words in header. Also, is it impossible to make a server cloud...
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    Unintentionally closing Outlook w multi monitors

    Not sure if it's the most recent versions of Outlook 365 local, or because I'm now running 3 monitors, but Outlook is frequently closing on me when I move to another app in another windows or on another monitor. Not crashing, just gracefully closing without me doing anything. If i didnt use so...
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    Why do i get so many drafts?

    with local Outlook client for Office 365, seems that it creates drafts every time I switch to another area of Outlook. That's fine, but after i finalize the draft and send it, there are often at least one partial drafts remaining. Then I have to check that i really sent the completed email.
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    Restrict accepted appts to specific calendar

    My profile in local Office 365 includes several mailboxes. So I also have several calendars. But I only want to use one calendar. Problem occurrs when I get an appt invite to one of mailboxes for which I don't want to use its calendar. But if i accept the invite, the appt goes only to that...
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    Hubby and Wife names in email address

    Office 2016, Outlook 2016 Usually have hubby and spouse in one contact that contains both email addresses. When emailing, the addressee name always displays as Jim and Sally even if the underly email address is just to one or the other. Would be better if no name displayed at all so i could...
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    Calender reminder emails

    is there a 3rd party app to automatically email an appointment reminder to outside meeting attendee's without writing something in VBA?