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Outlook downloading files, rather than opening in SharePoint

When I receive an email in Outlook that has a link to a document on SharePoint, the link just downloads the file to be opened by my locally installed Office 2010. I've figured out that this happens ...
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Existing Outlook Calendar to connect to a Sharepoint calendar

I have no problem creating a calendar and connecting that calendar to outlook but how do I go the other way? I have an existing calendar in outlook with meetings and events that I would like to ...
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Outlook/SharePoint calendar sync 'error occurred connecting to site'

Our SharePoint site was originally setup under a test name (oldname). When brought into production, I added an AAM to extend it to our production name (prodname). About 6 months ago, I added an SSL ...
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Meeting Workspace in Outlook 2010

I have setup a meeting workspace that I would like my team to use in conjunction with a shared calendar (also in SharePoint). I can link the Calendar into Outlook via the 'Connect to Outlook' button. ...
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How to connect custom created events list with calendar view to outlook?

Default sharepoint calendar contains button in ribbon "Connect to outlook". I created my custom list based on Event with calendar view and i want to have same funtionallity "Connect to outlook" but ...
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How do I migrate email data from Outlook Public Folders into SharePoint?

I have a bunch of emails stored in different folders in Outlook Public Folders. Each of these folders equates to new sites that will be made in SharePoint site collections (project folders become ...
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How to connect Outlook to an external list, which uses external connector in DLL

The task: connect Outlook with the external list, which was created in Visual Studio and uses SAP connector (sapnco.dll). What I've done: Created this external list. I can see all information in ...
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View document library metadata in Outlook

I've connected my document library to Outlook and I was wondering if there's any way to view the document's metadata? At the moment the documents only have a Modified By name, document title and date. ...
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Outlook prompting for credentials everytime I try to open an “announcement” emailed froma workflow?

I have a sharepoint approval workflow running on OOTB announcements list. Although it sends the email to the respective approver promptly, the user is unable to open the announcement without being ...
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Change Sharepoint Default Calendar to a shared Outlook Calendar

Is it possible to point the calendar built into sharepoint to a shared outlook calendar? I know I could just export the outlook calendar and then import it into the sharepoint calendar, but the client ...
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importing duplicate contacts from outlook to sharepoint?

I imported a bunch of outlook contacts to a OOTB sharepoint contacts list. it however did not copy some contacts with similar names. Is there a way for me to force copy all contacts to the list?? ...
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How do you find and remove the Outlook signature from an email handled by an email receiver in C#?

I can't see a tag in html or even the .eml file that distinguishes the signature in an email (specifically Outlook emails). Is there any way to extract the signature from the email in C#?
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Outlook 2010 does not open SharePoint 2010 Overdue task

Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 integrates with SharePoint 2010 workflow notifications by providing an option to "Open this Task" on the ribbon. We have an issue where when the user tries to open an ...
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Shared Contact List, Outlook create entry failure on 'website' field

I have successfully created a contact list in SharePoint 2010 and linked it into outlook. It all seems to be working as it should except for one issue: Creating a new contact entry that contains ...
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Is there a good way to email the members of multiple SharePoint groups?

I have a project site and I have split members of the project site into multiple SharePoint groups for security purposes. I would like to be able to send an email to all the members of several groups. ...
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Limit number of items from SharePoint/Outlook sync

I'd like to limit the number of items that a list can sync with Outlook, either with bandwidth or number of items. I have a relavitely large list and it ties our bandwidth up whenever someone new ...
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Avoid windows security pop up on starrting Outllook with a sharepoint connected list?

I have a sharepoint contacts list that I had connected to Outlook and now everytime my Colleagues or I try ro open up outlook it prompts us for our credentials. Is it possible to make it use windows ...
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Connect/Push Outlook calendar to SharePoint (not vice versa)

I've received several requests from my user-base, whether it was possible to publish an Outlook calendar to SharePoint, based on an existing Outlook calendar. Scenario A team has a shared (not on ...
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SharePoint Online / 365 - Parse .MSG file server-side without outlook

I need to parse .msg files saved from Outlook, extract subject and attachments. Is it possible to parse msg files without a 3rd party extension in a sandboxed solution? The .msg files will be ...
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IMporting all Contacts from OUtlook Public Folder into Sharepoint list?

What is the best way to import all contacts from outlook public folder to a sharepoint contacts list? We have about 3000 contacts and I understand going over 2000 items in a list hits performance. ...
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How can I import e-mail data from outlook into a SharePoint list?

I want to copy an email data into a SharePoint list. User will select which e-mail s/he wants to add and e-mail will be coppied into a multi-line text box. Also, e-mail attachments will be copied ...
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Add tasks to team members outlook calenders via spreadsheet in Sharepoint

Sharepoint newbie - we have a excel spreadsheet in sharepoint that contains task due dates for people in our team. Is there a way to automate adding the tasks and their due dates to peoples outlook ...
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OWA webpart view

I added owa webpart in 2010 but I want the view to look like following like we had in sp 2003. How is it possible as there are no configuration for it in web-part? Please suggest. 2003 look 2010 ...
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SharePoint/Outlook 2007, forwarding Designer e-mail links

I'm using SharePoint, Outlook and Designer 2007. I'm using a Designer workflow to notify the assigned person when a list item is updated. The e-mail Designer sends contains a link to the list item ...
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Save calendar event in Outlook

I am trying to save a calendar event in outlook as a meeting. To elaborate more, I have a calendar which has many upcoming events. I want the users to visit the calendar and register for any event ...
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Outlook sync suddenly asks for prompt and fails to logon?

My company has had multiple Outlook syncs on for quite awhile, and they are getting login prompts from the machine name instead of the internet.domain.com address, like they should. I haven't changed ...
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Display Outlook Shared Mailbox in SharePoint

Is there any way to show a shared outlook mailbox (meeting room) or multiple mailboxes in SharePoint? If not what would be the best approach to show users the meeting room mailbox/ mailboxes via ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Integration with Exchange/Outlook

I have a shared calendar in sharepoint 2010 site which also manages users' schedules. I want to display the schedule of all users in one sharepoint shared calendar in such a way that the users' ...
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is it possible to make a connection between Outlook and SharePoint list

I just want all the emails can be listed into the sharepoint lists, like document library. and solution can help?
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Creating Custom Forms for Outlook 2010

I am given a task to create custom forms for Outlook 2010. I need to learn about Adding and Populating Custom Controls like dropdowns. I am a fresher in Sharepoint and the first task i got is as ...
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Send Emails from Outlook to SharePoint Security Group

How can I send emails from outlook to SharePoint Security Groups. Thanks, John.
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merge user's outlook calendars in SharePoint 2010

In our new SharePoint installation we've created a sub site for one department. If I add a calendar there, can I somehow merge the individual Exchange/Outlook calendars of the five members of that ...
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Calendar overlay colors not shown in Outlook

I created a Sharepoint calendar with several colored overlays. I click the Connect to Outlook button and the calendar is shown in Microsoft Outlook. The colors are not shown. Everything is a ...
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Outlook Distribution List and WSS 3

Having a devil of a time figuring out definitively whether Outlook Distribution Lists can be saved within a Contact list under Sharepoint. Here's the scenario: Server runs WSS 3.0. Workstation runs ...
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SharePoint to outlook

We want users to signup from the intranet (SharePoint 2010) for events/classes. When they do, we want a outlook calender appointment created for the signed up class/meeting. Presently they add their ...
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Generating an MSG file in SharePoint

Is it possible to generate an *.MSG file on-the-fly in SharePoint 2010? This is an Outlook message file. I'd like to create an HTML message when the user clicks a button with dynamic properties from ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar View time scale

Is there some way to adjust the time scale of Sharepoint Calendar Day View to make it show items with more than 30 min precision? Outlook Calendar view has a setting for that. But in Sharepoint if ...
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Outlook 2010 “Open this Task” error when working with SharePoint 2010 workflows

Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 integrates with SharePoint 2010 workflow notifications by providing an option to "Open this Task" on the ribbon. So, if a workflow gets assigned to you, you get an email ...
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Displaying calendar items' description in Outlook

I've connected a Calendar from our Sharepoint 2010 site to my Outlook 2010. Calendar items are displayed but I can't see the description field set from the Sharepoint side. Is there any way to do it? ...
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SharePoint “connect to outlook” isssue

I have integrated Outlook 2007 with the SharePoint Team Discussion list.If I manually drag and drop mail in to the discussion board mapped folder(inside outlook) it works. But when I set rules to move ...
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Problem in Outlook and SharePoint list integration

I have integrated Outlook with the SharePoint Team Discussion list. It creates a folder inside the Outlook and if I manually drag and drop mail to the folder it works. But when I set rules to move ...
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Copying emails from Outlook to Sharepoint

So, I've managed to add Sharepoint lists in Outlook. And I want to copy a bunch of emails to some of those folders. But Outlook says that the folder is protected. Isn't is possible to copy emails ...
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Can you see added fields in discussion boards after connecting to Outlook?

I have created a discussion board in my site and I have added extra fields of choice type and single line type in message content type so that i can add information to the fields in reply posts. When ...
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Sharepoint access from outlook problems

I have just set up sharepoint 2010 server where i work. In this server i have many calendars wich are connected to my outlook and i share these calendars to other people working here. But even tough i ...
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Integrate sharepoint calendar appointments directly to outlook & other email clients

The scenario I am looking here may need some customization but here is the question. Whenever an entry or record is added to sharepoint calendar, I would like the same event (or appointment) to ...
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SharePoint lists connected to Outlook lose fonts and bullets

I have connected my SharePoint discussion list to Outlook. The content of this list contains bullets and different fonts. When the discussion list is opened via Outlook the fonts are changed and the ...
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Outlook 2007 randomly prompts for credentials for a SharePoint site

I have an issue where users are being prompted for username and password for our MOSS 2007 Intranet site. The strange thing is this prompt originates mostly from OutLook 2007, but can come from any ...
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Enterprise - External Task List - Connect to Outlook- setting Assigned To

I've got an External List coming from an External Content Type which has Office Item Type of "Task". It comes from an external system which has its own concept of a task, and I'm pulling them into ...
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Contact selector on infopath form not displaying in email

This is something that has confused for some time. If there is a contact selector on the form and the form gets sent in an email, the contact selector seems to become hidden. I have searched online ...
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Contact List, adding through “Connect to Outlook” but only first, last name and email is populatign

I need to be able to populate job title, business phone, mobile phone, email, ect, when adding a new contact to contact list (Active Manager's contact list) when adding from outlook. What's happening? ...