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How to embed the “Connect to Outlook” link in a page

I need to put a link to the "Connect to Outlook" script on a SharePoint 2010 page. I have built the stssync:// URL that triggers the Outlook sync: stssync://sts/?ver=1.1&type=discussions&cmd=...
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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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Outlook mail/Notification in SharePoint

My Customer wants me to show the Outlook Emails(or Email subject only) from his Office365 OWA to his SharePoint Online (intranet Portal). I tried to call the OWA in I-frame but it showing error, ...
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Connect a List (Calendar, Task) with Outlook Results in an Outlook Error 0x8000FFFF

When I try to connect a list (Tasks, Calendar) to Outlook via 'Action' -> 'Connect to Outlook' the connection is created. Outlooks asks to add the list, but the synchronization fails with: Task ‘...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Tasks and Outlook

I'm trying to find a way to have the 'Open this task' button in Outlook when a task notification from a SharePoint 2013 Workflow is sent to a user. We have been working on upgrading our SharePoint ...
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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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Will SharePoint let me know there are attachments on my saved email?

When I save an email (with attachments) to SharePoint from Outlook, I would like to see an indicator that lets me know that there are attachments on the email. I am aware that I can save the ...
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Connect to Office - Add to SharePoint Sites - When do SharePoint Sites get synchronized?

We are having trouble with the Add to SharePoint Sites functionality. It often doesn't work as we expect it to work. Hence I'll try to describe what we are doing, then I'll try to formulate my ...
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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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Permissions required to sync SP Calendar with Outlook

I would like to create a Calendar in SharePoint (I think is SP 2007) for my team where I can see the member workloads by specifying in the "People Selector" field the name of the person. The problem ...
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Link Outlook contact card to SharePoint 2010 MySite

In Outlook 2010, when a user hovers over a person's name, a "contact card" pops up with various info such as picture, position, presence, etc. Example: As you can see, the contact name is also ...
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Copying Outlook Calendar Items to a SharePoint Calendar

I'm trying to help out a client on this one. He has a SharePoint calendar in a Team Site opened in Outlook and wants to copy certain events from his personal calendar to the SharePoint calendar. This ...
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EML files in a library are opened in the browser, I would like to open them in Outlook?

I am using SP2010. I have enabled mailing to a library (email enabled library). The received emails are saved as .eml files. When I click on the .eml file the browser open this file. But I don't have ...
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SP2010 Calendar Event removal via Outlook Email Cancellation

I've enabled incoming email for my SP calendar and have that working just fine. If I create a meeting through outlook, it populates my SP calendar and my Outlook calendar. If I then cancel the ...
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ListService.getListItemcompleted Event in BackgroundWorker's doWork Event not working

I am doing outlook 2007 vsto programming with SharePoint Server 2007. Now problem is that as I am calling getListItemAsync asynchronously so the GetListItemItem completed event is not firing.So the ...
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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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Hide 'Connect To Outlook' button from Calendar Tab Ribbon (SharePoint 2010)

How can I, via a feature, hide the 'Connect To Outlook' button from the 'Connect & Export' group in the 'Calendar' tab when I view a calendar on a SharePoint 2010 site? I have tried several ...
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Send Emails from Outlook to SharePoint Security Group

How can I send emails from outlook to SharePoint Security Groups.
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SharePoint group sync with Outlook group

Is it possible to keep a SharePoint group in sync with the an outlook group? So that owner of the site doesn't have to make changes in both places?
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Connect a SharePoint 2010 Calendar View to Outlook 2010

We would like to present a "My View" of a divisional calendar to users within Outlook. The standard "Connect to Outlook" does a great job of setting up the calendar in Outlook, unfortunately there is ...
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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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Syncing Outlook calendar with a SharePoint calendar

I'm trying to sync a SharePoint calendar with an Outlook calendar. SharePoint has the connect to Outlook option and all. I did that, I was also able to copy all the events from Outlook into SharePoint ...
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Updating calendar events linked to Outlook

I have a group calendar in SharePoint that is synced to show in Outlook. Because everyone in my office uses outlook we copy meetings from the SharePoint calendar to each persons outlook calendar. This ...
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connect custom list to outlook

I created a SharePoint custom list and now I want to connect this list to Outlook. How is it possible to do this? P.S. From task list or document library I am successful in attaching the list to ...
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When copying Exchange Calendar to Sharepoint Calendar attendee information is lost

When I copy calendar items over from an Exchange Calendar (using Outlook 2010) to a SharePoint 2010 Calendar list, the attendees are lost. How can I copy over the attendees as well? The link to ...
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Deleted items in calendar reappear after one day

I have a SharePoint calendar that's synced with Outlook. When the client deletes an item, it reappears the next day. This has occurs whether she deletes it from SharePoint or Outlook.
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Outlook Calendar to SharePoint 365 for everyone to view

Perhaps this has been answered in another post and if so I apologize for taking up your time and you can just redirect me to the thread that it has been resolved under (if possible thank you). This ...
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SharePoint contact's custom fields are not showing up in Outlook

I have created one Contact list in SharePoint Online with some custom fields. The list is having 2000 contacts. Now I want to connect my SharePoint contact list to Outlook. What I did is : I have ...
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Attach file to approval workflow email

There is a working approval workflow process using SharePoint 2010, Outlook 2010 and InfoPath 2010. When the task is reassigned to an individual the user needs to attach a document to the task ...
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Outlook 2010 Error “This task could not be updated at this time.” Item still processes properly

I have an approval workflow, which sends and email to the person it is assigned to. The user opens the email through Outlook 2010 and processes their task (approve, reject or reassign task). After ...
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Export Event with Attachment to outlook

I am exporting SharePoint 2013 Calendar event from custom command > Export event to Outlook. But the problem is that I want to export attachment along with event: By default it's exporting only ...
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Set value of “column b” with “column a”

I would venture to guess the answer to this is no but I am going to ask anyway... Is there any way, without an event handler, to set "column b" equal to "column a" without changing the default value ...
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Using “My Inbox” web part in SharePoint 2013

How can I use the "My Inbox" (Outlook) web parts in SharePoint 2013? According to this thread on MSDN the web parts are available, but only for sites created with the SharePoint 2010 experience or ...
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Auto upload documents to sharepoint from outlook attachments

I'm looking for an out of the box solution to auto upload outlook email attachments to SharePoint and sending them as links instead of actually attaching them as files to emails. I heard about 3rd ...
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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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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 and Outlook Integration

I know SharePoint has a great integration with outlook but we are looking into a plug in that lets you browse SharePoint content directly from outlook and lets you store emails into SharePoint and ...
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Removing document library buttons

In my document library I have successfully hidden the Open In Explorer button by using the following code (code 1). <script type="text/javascript"> _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("...
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Connect to Outlook button not enabled on external list

I created an external content type connected to a SQL table and chose announcements as the office item type.
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How do you enable connect to outlook on external list?

I am very new to sharepoint, its about day 3 of working with it, and I am having a problem getting Connect to outlook working on external lists. The menu item is greyed out. In my external contact ...
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Column Type for User Fields

Can you change the default column type from Single line of text to Person or group on the User Fields in List Settings?
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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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Tasks in SharePoint Online don't show up in Outlook for all users

We have Tasks set up in SharePoint Online but they aren't showing up in everyone's Outlook (desktop or online). It works fine for some people but not all. Here are things I've confirmed: Everyone ...
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Do we need to have exchange and Sharepoint installed on same server to sync to outlook

How do we sync SharePoint 2013 with outlook 2013? Do we need to have exchange and SharePoint 2013 installed on the same server? I am having problems when I click on Sync to look. what are the steps ...
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How do I make a newly created list show up under “Lists” in SharePoint 2010? Sync names to outlook

I am very new to SharePoint as you can probably tell by my question. I imported a list from an old TFS SharePoint site but I have to click on "Lists" to get to it. I would much rather appear as it's ...
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Calendar synchronisation

I don't understand why on my ribbon's SharePoint, the feature "connect to outlook" is disabled... Could you help me? Thanks!
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connect disscussion board to outlook

I created a share point discussion board list. Later I attached the list for outlook. I gave some user authorization of contribute. And at this time the user can advertise his announcements in the ...
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Add A SharePoint 2010 Calendar to Outlook

How do I push a SharePoint 2010 calendar out to a group of users so they have it automatically enabled and displayed in Outlook and/or Outlook Web Access? I'm thinking a Group Policy is my best option ...
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Outlook social connector not showing SharePoint updates

I'm trying to set up Outlook 2010's social connector to work with SharePoint 2010. While I can import SharePoint contacts, I can't get status updates to show in the People Pane. I've posted a similar ...