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  1. office 365/outlook 2013 distribution list members

    I have a number of distribution lists that have been around for a long time and I have been able to use them when mailing. I still can use them.

    I have just had reason to update one of them...
  2. Hello Andrew, So, I have discovered that Instr...

    Hello Andrew,

    So, I have discovered that Instr is case sensitive!

    I was only the operator away from the solution, but a miss is a as good as a mile...

    Thanks

    Mike C
  3. Hello Andrew, thank you for the direction. I'm...

    Hello Andrew,

    thank you for the direction. I'm no coder and while the reference you gave me reads as though Instr is where I should be looking, my feeble attempts to find the right syntax have...
  4. [SOLVED] Thanks to all, I have just stumbled across...

    Thanks to all,

    I have just stumbled across what I think MS would say is the answer. Beats me!

    On the Home tab, the default ribbon has a "Styles" section. the bottom RH corner has the usual drop...
  5. Selecting outlook contacts by string in category

    Hello,

    I have some ageing vba code that has worked for a long time. It is part of a process I use to select outlook contacts and then write specific fields out to an excel file. I have always been...
  6. [SOLVED] Hello Kim, Help in the sense of my ceasing to...

    Hello Kim,

    Help in the sense of my ceasing to hunt for something that doesn't exist - you certainly have. Thank you.

    I am sorry that I don't understand QAT (unless it is Quick Action Toolbar),...
  7. [SOLVED] Word 2013 lost "Update Style to match Selection?

    My previous Word (2007 and, I think earlier) let me modify the text in a style then right click, select style and then "update <stylename> to match selection". Wonderful - you add another list item,...
  8. I liked the old (2007) favourites appearance!

    I have a number of pst files (different contexts) with similar folder structures. In 2007 I could put them in "mail favourites" and they all produced the appearance foldername in pst_name.

    I don't...
  9. Outlook reminders vanished from reminders window

    Hello,

    Outlook.exe 2007 under windows 7Home -64. I run from a batch file with /cleanreminders switch set and it has always worked well. Today I found the reminders window empty although all my...
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    Copy views to different folder OL 2007

    I run outlook by saving all my messages into separate pst files organised by context. My default pst file holds all the other items (contacts, tasks, calendar and notes) and I synchronise them from...
  11. Nathan thanks, In a nice way - thats not a bad...

    Nathan thanks,
    In a nice way - thats not a bad idea. DLs dont have a unique notes field - I think it is a contacts field isnt it. I'd have to amend my ways, I have a habit of holding historic email...
  12. OL2007 Find distribution list(s) email address is in

    I have a complicated little network of DLs, including some nested ones. I would like an easy way to find which DL(s) a particular email address appears in. Any ideas?

    Mike C
  13. Wont retrieve known items in search OL 2007)

    I have a problem (with a new PC (Win 7 64bit)and version of outlook) doing something I have log done as part of my housekeeping routines.

    What I used to do is physically copy a .pst file in native...
  14. Empty User Defined Contact field with vba (OL 2007)

    I have some vba code running in outlook 2007. This code successfully writes a series of contact fields out to a nominated excel spreadsheet. the code snippet that does this for a user defined field...
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    I have been in and around the lounge for a long...

    I have been in and around the lounge for a long time even if I havent used and contributed to it often. I have always been very grateful for the advice received and said so. in the threads.

    I was...
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    Windows Media Player library structure

    I typically use WMP10/11 to rip my CDs to a NAS, this runs Twonky and all is fine at the streamer end. I rarely listen to my music through my PC and WMP itself.

    I have just noticed that if I do...
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    John, thats a blow, I filled in a fast reply...

    John,

    thats a blow, I filled in a fast reply and it just dissapeared when I tried to add it...

    Your code works fine. Depending on the contact I have open, it shows the user defined fields that...
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    John hi, Yes I will post "my" code. At the...

    John hi,

    Yes I will post "my" code. At the last tidy-up of it I drew heavily on material already on the net. What are the ethics of making that available in this context? If I do I will have to...
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    John,, got it! sorry to trouble you. I found it...

    John,,
    got it! sorry to trouble you. I found it before but was misled by the description into thinking it was something else. Where do all these hours go to.

    Cheers,

    Mike C
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    John thanks - I have moved things along quite a...

    John thanks - I have moved things along quite a bit by mugging up on vba in outlook and stealing snatches of code from various web sites.

    I have now got code which writes selected built-in outlook...
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    Thanks John (I think) - it sounds a bit daunting....

    Thanks John (I think) - it sounds a bit daunting. I had hoped that I could map & rename fields as they all passed across in a nice joined-up process. I did try copy and paste but it messed up the...
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    I use outlook in stand-alone mode at home as my...

    I use outlook in stand-alone mode at home as my overall PIM. I have created a new user defined field "in this folder" and can maintain it through a table view or the all fields view for a contact...
  23. I have now researched this a little and...

    I have now researched this a little and recognised that I am going too have to use VBA, and I think that this is best in a custom function. I am quite happy to add a couple of enabling columns that...
  24. Do you know that when I retired I thought I would...

    Do you know that when I retired I thought I would only be browsing the lounge, but these little issues still crop up.......

    I need to end up with a cell (times very many!) that has mixed text...
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    Thanks for your reply Paul, I sort of thought...

    Thanks for your reply Paul,

    I sort of thought that this would be a routine response to some circumstance that I hadnt met before. I will indeed see if I can pick up the message and follow up with...
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