Unleash new uses for keyboard commands in Outlook for Mac

Oh, no! Not another post about using Apple’s keyboard shortcuts feature! Wait—keep reading.

Custom keyboard shortcuts aren’t just for the menus at the top of your screen and they’re not just for built-in menu commands. They also work in most any other location in Outlook for Mac where a drop-down menu appears such as the ribbon, shortcut menus and Outlook Preferences. More importantly, you can apply them to menu commands created by customizing Outlook. Knowing . . .

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Keyboard shortcuts disappearing in Outlook for Mac

Sometimes, certain keyboard shortcuts in Outlook will work and other times they won’t. Often, they will work once and then stop working until Outlook is restarted. For the most part this is a simple conflict with an item in the Services menu.

I’ve seen this happen with two different keyboard shortcuts:

Shift + Command + R = Message menu –> Reply All Shift + Command + M = Message menu –> Move –> . . .

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