Every few months someone asks if there is a way for Outlook to search in any part of the name or address string for autocomplete suggestions. They want to show any entry that has a match anywhere in the display name or address.Autocomplete looks at the beginning of the display name and the beginning of the email address; it doesn't search for matches within those … [Read more...] about Autocomplete only uses the first letters of a name
So you got a new netbook or laptop but it doesn't have a CD/DVD drive. How will you get Outlook installed? And, really, is it worth installing a memory-pig like Outlook on a netbook? Yes, in my opinion, if you use Outlook on your desktop, its worth installing it on the netbook or laptop too. You might want to use a custom install and only install the parts of the Office … [Read more...] about How to install Outlook on a Netbook
If you receive this error message: 550 5.7. < firstname.lastname@example.org >... Relaying denied: You must check for new mail before sending mail. You need to configure Outlook to check for new mail before sending mail. Lowering your "check every xx minutes" time to 8 minutes or disabling Send Immediately may reduce the frequency of this error message. This error occurs because … [Read more...] about 550 5.7.1 Relaying denied: You must check for new mail before sending mail.
As the result of a thread in the Microsoft Answers forum that is starting to get nasty, I created a poll to gauge how many people really use Outlook's Journal - a very small (but passionate!) subset of users as Microsoft believes, or a larger minority of users. You can vote here: Do you use Outlook's Journal? If nothing else, it will be a good insight into how many use … [Read more...] about Do you use Outlook's Journal? (poll)
A selling point of early versions of Office was "wordmail" where, with the click of a button, an email header was added to the Word document or Excel file. All you need to do was address it and click the Send a Copy button and the document was sent in the body of a message, not as an attachment. To enable it in Office 2010 applications, you need to customize the Quick Access … [Read more...] about Using Wordmail in Office 2010