Exchange setup script updated for Outlook 2011

Since the announcement about Office for Mac 2011’s release date, I’ve had quite a few enterprise administrators asking if I’d be updating my Entourage Exchange Setup script for Outlook for Mac. I’ve just posted version 4.0 of the script.

For the most part, the script is the same as its predecessors, but quite a bit had to be rewritten to accommodate Outlook’s new AppleScript definitions and behavior when creating a new Exchange account. I’ve also . . .

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Update to shell script used with Super Duper! in Snow Leopard

After updating to Snow Leopard, some users need to update the shell script used to quit all Microsoft applications in Super Duper! The article also addresses the error with Adobe Unit Types.osax. . . .

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Automated Backup with Shell and AppleScripts

Using a shell script and an AppleScript that can be run automatically by the Mac OS X/Unix system utility, cron, these scripts run without any intervention on your part and keep your Entourage data safely backed up. . . .

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Use Growl with Entourage

Use Growl with Entourage to receive notifications. . . .

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New Entourage Exchange Setup scripts posted

I’ve just posted an update to my Entourage Exchange Setup scripts on the Entourage Help Page. Entourage Exchange Setup 3.0 is a much improved version of my earlier scripts that Macintosh administrators can customize to assist their users with connecting Entourage to Exchange Server.

New features include a simplified experience for the Entourage user and the ability for the administrator to fully customize all preferences, rules, schedules, signatures, custom views, default views, etc. Version 3.0 . . .

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Why scripts get written…

Why I write some scripts for complete strangers… . . .

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Cool script – send Apple documents by email

John C Welch has written a set of scripts to send Pages & Keynote files as Entourage attachments, just like Word & PowerPoint! . . .

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Create a TinyURL-no more broken links

Insert a TinyURL in an Entourage message using a script. . . .

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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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FireFox ‘Insert URLs’ script updated

Barry Wainwright’s AppleScript “Insert FireFox URLs” is updated to work around shortcomings of the newly released FireFox v3 . . .

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