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Connect to Outlook not available in some sites

We have created a public site with SharePoint. One of our requirements is to connect a contact list to Outlook, but the option is not available. Playing around with the instance, when I create another ...
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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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Contacts list -> “Connect to Outlook” - how to do it automatically?

My company has a contacts list on SharePoint and the requirement is that every user should have this list bound to outlook using standard "Connect to Outlook" functionality. The thing is they don't ...
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Workflow creating task for user in Outlook

Is it possible to create a task in outlook for a specific user via workflow? My Boss want to have every user informed via mail that there is a new element in a list (that works fine) and one User ...
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Synchronize Outlook Calendar in Sharepoint

is it possible to synchronize the Outlook and the SharePoint calendar (both ways)? So you can see the entries of the Outlook calendar in SharePoint? It's easy to connect only the SharePoint calendar ...
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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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Is there a way to deactivate the Connect to Outlook feature in Sharepoint 2013?

The sharepoint site that I am using has the Connect to Outlook feature on and I wish to disable it, but I cant find which feature or what procedure I must follow in order to disable it.
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How to set up a shared team calendar in Sharepoint 365 that updates individual calendars when an event is cancelled or moved

I have a team site and I've added the calendar. I've synced the team site's calendar with my calendar in outlook. I now have both calendars up side by side in my Outlook, which is great. I am able ...
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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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Unable to Sync Task from sharepoint 2013 to outlook

I have created a team site which has all the app's like document library, asset library, contacts, picture library, issue tracking, and tasks. I click on connect to outlook and every app gets ...
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Change sync rate between SP and Outlook calendars

So I can connect my SP calendar to Outlook, but it takes forever to update the other when I add an event either in SP or in Outlook. I could manually update in outlook to get and push changes ...
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Synchronize a specific category of calendar events to outlook

I want to synchronize only particular category events (i.e training) from SharePoint 2013 calendar to outlook.
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“Sync to Outlook” tasks from and to sharepoint for all users

Is there a way to activate Sync to Outlook from and to SharePoint for the MySite tasks for all our users? Every individual user can do it through the ribbon. But what if we want to activate it for ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Outlook 2013

I am using SharePoint 2010 and have meeting workspaces, how can I link and create new meeting workspaces from Outlook 2013?
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Create a Sharepoint Calendar with multiple outlook Calendars?

I am trying to create a calendar on our SP site that has my teams schedules on it. I wanted the information to be pulled directly from Outlook. I tried to use the Calendar Overlay option but it only ...
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Sync with Outlook not working, ULS error: UserAgent not available, file operations may not be optimized

I am using SP2013 onpremise standard licence. I created a webapplication. I have created a project subsite. In this subsite I would like to make it possible to sync tasks with outlook. I did these ...
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Is it possible to email from a list?

Ok, so we have an app in Lotus Notes currently that receives emails (in a modified Notes mailbox). The emails have added fields so that processing and workflows can happen (lots of script, scheduled ...
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Problem with syncing contact list with double email columns

Outlook has standard fields for home email, work email, home phone, work phone, mobile phone etc. We would like all these fields to be available at the SharePoint as well and be sync with outlook. The ...
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Store Emails related to List Item

I have a requirement where user wants to store all the email correspondence of a list item from Outlook. I want to capture the date and subject of emails directly. I also want to mention that each ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 Calendar and Outlook 2007

I have a site collection that uses their SharePoint with outlook. They are starting to experience issues when it comes to the two of them syncing. Test cases: Add Event to Outlook. Event syncs to ...
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Can Outlook 2007 connect to a calendar in SharePoint 2013 with write privileges?

I have a shared calendar hosted on SharePoint 2013. If I use the connect to Outlook option with Outlook 2007 on a Windows 7 machine, the calendar links. I am not able to write to the calendar from the ...
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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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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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Sharepoint Designer 2010 Task Workflow handling Out of Office replies

Environment: Sharepoint 2010, Sharepoint Designer 2010, Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2010. I have an Approval workflow and so far it works properly. It is handling the way I wanted it to work. There ...
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SP13: Outlook Calendar Events to SP Calendar

I know there's a way of doing this in SP10. I have created a calendar in sharepoint to replace a outlook calendar. In stead having to enter all the entries manually into the sharepoint calendar. ...
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Upload file to Sharepoint from outlook attachment using VBA

I am trying to automate the process to save a file (.PDF,.docx, etc) to the Sharepoint site our team is using but a file that is coming in the form as an Attachment in an Outlook form. It is a custom ...
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Fetch Outlook mails in Sharepoint 2013 programmatically

Need to create a webpart that connects to Exchange server and retrieves certain emails of contacts in client contacts list of current logged in user. Input Parameters for the webpart: logged-in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calenders not syncing with Outlook 2007 client

We have newly migrated Sharepoint Farm 2013 Standard from Moss 2007. Migration has been very successful, but i am getting issues related to Outlook 2007 integration with Sp2013 Calendars: I have a ...
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Contact card not always appearing

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site which includes a list. This list contains a column called 'Called By' and this column is of type 'Person or Group'. When this list is viewed on my PC (Windows XP with ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Outlook task synchronization without Exchange 2013?

I have the following problem: I'm trying to synch a task list ("Synchronize with Outlook" button in the ribbon). With SharePoint 2010 this button would lead to a pop up from Outlook ("do you really ...
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syncing SharePoint 2010 calendar to outlook 2013 and vice versa (can we also lock down a specific calendar to users?)

I can sync my calendar in sharepoint 2010 to outlook 2013. But is this actually a 2 way sync i mean Sharepoint --> outlook and Outlook --> SharePoint? Also i would like to have this calendar locked ...
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Issue when setting 'from' in the SPUtility.SendEmail()

I have created a custom action through which I am sending the email to the selected contact items from the contacts list. I have used SPUtility.SendEmail() method to send mail. To show other than ...
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Can i use a custom list to Connect to Outlook

I know I can use a contact list and this would connect to outlook. But I have a custom list and I would like to let it connect to outlook. Is there a way I can convert this list? Thanks in Advance ...
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howt to full synchronise outlook calender with sharepoint calender

how can I synchronise my Outlook calender with SharePoint2013 calender programmatically , full synchronisation , it's mean with all available information like members ,name of meeting ... and If the ...
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How to Attach file to Outlook Application

I am trying to attach a file to outlook Application using java script.Its working fine in IE 10 and above but not in any other browsers. Here is my requirement. For Document Library a. When a user ...
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Outlook 2010 Standard Saving outlook msg to Sharepoint 2010

We have a custom Outlook add-in that takes a MailItem and does MailItem.SaveAs(filepath) to save files to SharePoint document library. Once saved to the document library the event receiver in ...
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Sync SharePoint with Outlook Calendar for every user

Syncing SharePoint 2013 with Outlook 2013 is very simple! I can just click 'Connect to Outlook' in the ribbon and it's that easy: http://office.microsoft.com/en-ca/office365-sharepoint-online-small-...
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Removing SharePoint list MySite Personal Documents in Outlook for all users

We are phasing out SharePoint 2007. The problem is that some users have links to the SharePoint library "My Site- Personal Documents" in their outlook. When removing permissions on SP2007 these users ...
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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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Blog Posts list Connect to Outlook disabled

I´m on SharePoint 2010, IE10 "Connect to Outlook" Button is disabled on blog post list. I noticed, that in some type of Lists this option is disabled even if site feature "Offline Synchronization for ...
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Outlook 2013 hangs for a minute or two if the user tries to open the email with sharepoint task in a disconnected network

Have you come across the following scenario anytime with SharePoint outlook task? • SharePoint task assigned to a user and embedded in the outlook email. • Works perfectly when connected to ...
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Integration Sharepoint Foundation 2013 and Microsoft Oulook

i am going to implement sharepoint for our company and i wanna make integration between sharepoint2013 and outlook mail! is that a way to make have the list of inbox mails and sent mail in sharepoint?...
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Outlook 2013 calendar SharePoint 2013 integration

I'm trying synchronize the calendar from Outlook 2013 to SharePoint 2013. In SharePoint 2010 this was easy, just overlay calendar for team group. But, in SharePoint 2013 it is harder. How can it be ...
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OWA web part is asking for user/password every time

I have a publishing site. In one of the pages I have added OWA calendar web part. It is working fine but it asks for user/password every time user closes the browser and then open again. When I ...
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Sync with Outlook option disabled

I have enabled "Team Site" feature in my publishing site. After that I was able to add "Calendar" web part. Then I tried to sync it with Outlook but the option to sync with Outlook is disabled in ...
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How do you stop the windows security window always appearing for your SharePoint lists when you connect to outlook

I have added a few SharePoint lists to my outlook (document sets and calendars) and every time I go into outlook it asks for windows credentials for every list/calendar, plus within SharePoint it asks ...
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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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Use Outlook distribution list as SharePoint security group

I got across this question, is it possible to use an Outlook distribution list as SharePoint security group? Let's say that I have a mail group and I need to use it as the Members group of one of my ...
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The sharing of Outlook 2007 categories through Sharepoint 2007

I have a calender that is published with SharePoint 2007. I use it to synchronize the calendar of 16 employees. The setup was trivial. The calendar works. Each person has a copy of it in their Outlook ...