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How to view the total number of responses to the meeting request

After creating and sending a meeting request by email, the organizer needs to know the status of responses, and the total number of people accepted, declined, or stated their tentative status for the meeting. You can quickly check these numbers in the Calendar view.

How to reduce ribbon size in Outlook

After recent updates, the ribbon in Microsoft Outlook can take up to 1/3 of the available screen space. Microsoft Office help tells that you can hide or unhide your ribbon, but you cannot reduce the size of your ribbon, or size of the text or the icons. False! You can change the mode and remove unnecessary white space around buttons, and, thus, reduce the ribbon size.

How to backup Outlook PST file

If Outlook does not open your data file, or you can not find some items in your inbox, contacts or calendar, then your PST is apparently corrupted. At this moment, thought about backup comes to your mind, but it is too late to muse about a backup. You need to backup your Outlook data in advance. Otherwise, you will need a repair tool.

How to show the voting results

For some Outlook messages, it can be useful to add Voting to collect your colleagues' or friends' votes (see How to add and use voting button in Outlook).

How to automatically send a copy for outgoing messages

For some e-mail boxes can be very helpful to create a rule that automatically sends a copy of outgoing messages to somebody else. For example, [email protected] or [email protected] mail boxes can send all messages to a supervisor.

How to import Contacts from a CSV file into Outlook

Outlook proposes easy and fast way to import contacts from the CSV file to your Outlook. It can be prepared in Excel or saved in another Outlook instance (see How to export Outlook Contacts to a CSV file).

How to export Outlook Contacts to a CSV file

You may want to save Outlook contacts for future use. For example, to move them to another PC, or add them to another email client. Fortunately, you can save all contacts to the file in CSV format.

How to turn off AutoCorrect for the original message text

Time to time, when you send an email, you need to keep the text of the previous messages intact. E.g., if you use AutoCorrect in Outlook to check errors before sending any message, but you need to keep original text without any changes.

How to repair Outlook PST file

If your data files in Outlook won't open, or items appear to be missing in your inbox, then your PST file is probably corrupted. However, there is a way to recover your emails, contacts, calendars, notes, etc.

How to reply quickly using AutoText in Outlook

It is polite to reply to every received message, even if you don’t have a time to process the message. To create a rule to reply for messages, see How to auto respond for some messages.
Sometimes you can’t create a rule for some incoming messages because of unusual subjects, etc. So, you need to answer very quickly and work with messages later.