Use AppleScript to read ActiveSync Sent Items in Entourage

[Download the Read ActiveSync Sent Items script]

Exchange users with new iPhones are re-discovering an old bug where messages sent through ActiveSync for mobile devices do not appear properly in both Entourage 2004 and Entourage 2008. The messages sometimes look like a mix of HTML, E-mail headers and what’s left of the original message or they look like an unintelligible jumble of letters and numbers. The recipient and the subject are also empty.

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Prioritize your E-mails with a star rating

Prioritize your E-mails with a star rating. . . .

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Install Standalone version of Entourage from Exchange Email Provider with the Home & Student Version

Install the standalone version of Entourage provided with your Exchange Email provider with the Home & Student version of Office for Mac. . . .

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How-To: Dealing with print errors

The Entourage Help Page has added a new help page for print errors. Having trouble printing the Entourage 2008 Calendar? Find the solution on the Print Errors page. . . .

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Monitor your Junk E- mail

Manage your Junk Mail folder in Entourage using custom arrangements to sort by account. . . .

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New Help Topics available for Entourage 2008

Entourage 2008 Help now includes a feature that updates the Help files via online access. Recently added are ten new and updated topics.

One that I have been asking for since it was left out in Entourage 2004 Help is a description of the symbols used in Entourage. Compare a search using Offline search and Online search for “symbols.”

Several topics are updated for MobileMe. You can view these new topics via Mactopia’s Help and . . .

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Spanning Sync v2.0 now compatible with Entourage 12.1.2

Spanning Sync v2.0 (352) now works with Entourage 12.1.2 . . .

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How-To: Dealing with error messages and solving problems

How-to find help when you receive an error message or you are experiencing problems in Microsoft Entourage. . . .

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Add week numbers to the Entourage calendar

Entourage 2008 users who rely on week numbers know that only one calendar view shows the actual week number — it only appears on the 7-day Week calendar. I’ve written an AppleScript to add week numbers to the first Sunday of every week of the chosen year so that we can see week numbers in the monthly calendar view too, where I find them more useful.

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Hot topics for installing 12.1.2 updater

Microsoft released Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.2 Update August 12th and we are still seeing reports of trouble updating similar to previous update woes. There are no new issues, just the same troubles showing up again.

The majority of problems seem to be from users that have modified their system or Office in some way. Some users had not updated to 12.1.1 and have been hit by the Apple Security update discussed in a . . .

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