Monday, April 29, 2013

Sync An Internet Calendar To Outlook 2007

There are calendars available online that can be shared with different applications on your computer. These internet calendars follow a common format and hence allow to be shared with different applications. Most internet calendars have the iCalendar format and have the file extension “.ics”. Follow the Outlook Help guidelines mentioned below to add an Internet calendar to Outlook 2007 application.
          Adding Internet Calendar to Outlook 2007
  • Launch Microsoft Outlook 2007 on your computer. Choose the active profile that is configured in your Outlook.
  • In order to add an internet calendar, you first need to find a compatible calendar that supports webcal protocol which provides iCal files with the extension “.ics”. When you use an internet calendar with Outlook, you need to configure the public sharing settings in order to access it.
  • Access the Internet calendar configuration and search for iCal Web address. You can find this file which ends with “.ics”. Now copy this Web address to the clipboard.
  • You need to insert the copied URL into Outlook 2007. To do that, go to the “File” menu at the top of the Outlook screen and select “Data File Management”. Click on “Internet Calendars” tab and then click “New”. Paste the copied URL into the blank field and click “Add”.
  • Now it’s time to configure the calendar subscription. You may find the name of the calendar displayed next to “Folder Name”. If you want to add a different name you can change it. This is especially useful if you have multiple calendars added to your Outlook 2007. Using a description helps you to identify separate calendars easily. There is another option for downloading attachments from the Internet calendar. See this under “Attachments”. As a final step towards configuring the Internet calendar, decide whether you want to keep the subscription according to the publisher’s recommendations. Selecting this option will ensure that you adhere to the publisher’s limitations and avoid risking the account being suspended. Click “OK” to finish configuring the Internet calendar.
  • Click “Close” and return to Outlook. Now that you have successfully configured the Internet Calendar, it will be listed under “Other Calendars” in the Calendars section of Outlook 2007. Select this option to manage your calendar. You can add activities and reminders like you do with any other calendar.
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Monday, April 15, 2013

Fix Printing Errors In Outlook 2002

Microsoft Outlook is one of the popular email clients having a huge customer pool worldwide, which serves the functions of a good personal information manager. It hosts a variety of facilities like calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking functions, journal and web browser, all of these are very suitable for business and office purposes. The most updated and current versions of this application are now available in Outlook 2013 for Windows and Outlook 2011 for Mac operating system.

Outlook 2002 was released in May 2001, which was incorporated along with Windows XP operating system. The facilities of email printing features available in Outlook 2002 are very useful in storing and keeping personal and business records. However, certain Outlook problems may hinder this function at times and in such a situation, the following Outlook help guidelines will help you.

Tutorial to fix printing errors in Outlook 2002

  • First, you need to double click on the My Computer or Computer icon, which is located on the desktop, or Start menu. Then you have to enable the option to show hidden files and folders. If you are using Windows XP, choose Tools from the top tool bar and Folder Options from the popup menu. In Windows Vista, you should select Organize followed by Folder and Search Options. You need to navigate to the View tab, click on the box next to Show All Hidden Files and Folders. Then you have to select OK. 
  • Navigate to the drive on which Outlook is installed, which is usually the C:\ drive. In Windows XP, you should double click on Documents and Settings folder. Then again, double click on the folder that corresponds to your user name. Double click on the Application Data folder followed by the Microsoft folder. Then you should double click on the Outlook folder. 
  • Windows Vista users should go to the C:\drive and double click the Users folder. You need to double click on the folder name corresponding to the user name that you use to access the PC. Double click on the AppData folder, followed by the Local folder. Then double click on the Microsoft folder and Outlook folder. 
  • You have to delete the file labeled OutlPrint in the Outlook folder. 

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