Note: After answering a question for a friend of a friend I realized that we’ve been remiss in writing a good tutorial for syncing Outlook for Mac to iPhone. Nothing beats a step-by-step with pictures. I hope folks find this useful!
Getting calendars and contacts from Outlook for Mac to your iPhone doesn’t require Exchange, iCloud/MobileMe or any third party service. Everything is built into Mac OS X and Outlook.
The conduit between Outlook and . . .
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Sync Services continues to be a hot topic for Outlook 2011 POP and IMAP users. If you don’t know what type of account you have, see below. This article will answer the most frequently asked questions for sync. For additional sync questions see this page for help.
What are Sync Services?
Sync Services is a central database on your Mac that keeps track of applications and devices that share information. Currently, you can . . .
Continue Reading: Sync FAQs for Outlook 2011
Our contacts often share the same information. For example, we may know two or more people who work for the same company and share the same address, phone number and website. Invariably, as we add contacts, though, we sometimes enter slightly different information for each one. The first contact record may list a company name of “Microsoft” while a second lists “Microsoft Corporation”.
Using Outlook’s AppleScript capabilities, we can standardize this information in our contacts. . . .
Continue Reading: Manage Outlook contacts using AppleScript
Sync Services is a central database on your Macintosh computer that keeps track of applications and devices that share information. You can use Sync Services to synchronize your Outlook contacts with other applications, such as the Apple Address Book and MobileMe.
If you have an Exchange account, you do not use the Sync Services central database. You are syncing to the data on the Exchange server. For this reason, you’ll have fewer issues with sync . . .
Continue Reading: Sync FAQs
Learn to backup your Entourage contacts using several options. Set up an Automator workflow that can be scheduled to backup automatically. Manually export your data as .rge and tab-delimited files. Save a .csv files for uploading to an online Address Book. . . .
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Have you ever wanted to create a file with all of your contacts as .vcf files, or your calendar events as .ics files to share or as a simple, non-automatic back-up? Here is an easy way to accomplish this task. . . .
Continue Reading: Create individual files for contacts and events
I just tried to delete the current photo in a contact so I could replace with a new picture. When I selected the picture in the Summary window, I tried to drag to trash as indicated, but it just wouldn’t drag.
I switched over to the Personal tab and selected the photo and now it will delete.
. . .
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From the Microsoft Entourage newsgroup: A recent upgrade from Office 2004 to Office 2008 left an Entourage user without links from his messages to his contacts in his Address Book.
“Since upgrading to 2008, when I open a contact and click the link button, the program no longer goes out and automatically searches for all items involving that contact, as it did in 2004. Now, it only provides me the choice to . . .
Continue Reading: Reveal the hidden fourth rule in Entourage: Linking
After applying the Quick Time 7.5 update to Entourage 2008, contacts seemed to disappear. . . .
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Shawn, a co-worker in one of our Boston offices, was bitten today not by a bug but rather a new feature in Entourage 2008 SP1 (12.1.0). Every message he was receiving showed his correct E-mail address but the wrong display name. They looked something like this:
instead of this:
At first we thought possibly his Exchange account was incorrectly configured. A quick check of Active Directory showed everything was just fine.
Maybe, someone . . .
Continue Reading: This bug is really a new feature in SP1