Category Archives: Outlook 2007

Customizing the keyboard in Outlook 2007

Did you know that you can customize the keyboard in Outlook 2007 message editor windows? You won’t find it in the list of commands or otherwise in the interface. However, Outlook 2007 uses Word 2007, sort of, as the message … Continue reading

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Recovering lost files you accidentally saved after double-clicking an attachment

Do you ever open an attachment in Outlook, edit it in Word, and then save it to the default temporary location without remembering to save it to your Documents or other folder? In microsoft.public.word.docmanagement, someone named Eric wrote: I’ve got … Continue reading

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Form region manifest specifies an add-in that is not installed

For the past few months, I’ve had a perplexing mystery in Outlook 2007. During an Outlook session, the first time I clicked the Actions menu item, I got four Microsoft Office Outlook OK boxes in succession. The first said: The … Continue reading

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No Mother’s Day in 2008?

I was seeing Mother’s Day ads in various places, and this started me wondering when exactly Mother’s Day was going to be. “No problem,” I told myself. “Outlook will know.” Except… Outlook didn’t know. It’s probably because I’ve been bringing … Continue reading

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Outlook 2007, Vista, Firefox, and General Failure

Should we salute General Failure? For some reason, over the past few days, many Firefox users have encountered the General Failure error message when clicking links in Outlook. I haven’t yet tracked down the why in each case (one why … Continue reading

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