Easily open Windows UNC paths in Entourage using WinShortcutter

Windows users can sometimes be a little blind to the fact that not everything acts like Windows. A perfect example of this is when they send Windows UNC (Universal Naming Convention) paths to Mac users. They expect the Mac folks to be able to click the link in an E-mail message and go straight to a folder on a file server.

What are UNC paths? Those are sometimes short but often long links that look . . .

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Reveal the hidden fourth rule in Entourage: Linking

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 . . .

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Links & Linking

Entourage allows items (messages, contacts, events etc) to be linked to each other for quick & easy access. This blog entry describes how links may be used and offers a script to make creating links easy. . . .

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