SOLVED: Calendar sharing is not available with the following entries because of permission settings on your network

Well this was a minor annoyance I could have done without.  Fortunately the solution is very simple. If you are trying to SHARE a Calendar in Outlook and you receive the dreaded: Calendar sharing is not available with the following entries because of permission settings on your network           you have likely typed the recipients email address in or used the address from your cached addresses.  That will not work.  What…

SOLVED: What Will The Next Version of Office Be Called (Code Name Office 15)?

It will be called Office 2013.  According to Marry-Jo Folley, TechEd 2012 had a few demos using Office 2013 branding so while this has not been officially announced yet, it would appear to be the case.  See the yellow bar in the graphic below Office 15 = Office 2013   http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/excel2013rt.png She also says: Office 2013 is thought to be on a track to RTM in November 2012 and to be generally available in early 2013. Full…

SOLVED: Missing HEADING 2 in Word 2007 2010 2013

If your STYLES are in a messed up order or are missing a few items like STYLE 3 or HEADING 2, on the STYLES group of the HOME tab in Word 2007, 2010, 2013, or 2016 you can “correct” the situation by: Click the STYLES WINDOW popup Click the OPTIONS button Click the RECOMMEND tab Click the item you are missing (like HEADING 2) or out of order Click the SHOW button or the MOVE…

Whats New In Office 15?

Office 15 (likely Office 2013) is in private beta now and will have a public beta your can play with next month, in June 2012.  The product should release to manufacturing (RTM) late this year and likely be available to buy very early in 2013.    Initially users will notice that the new products all use a Metro styled “washed out” look with only a few important items having colour but past that there are many changes. …

SOLVED: Word 2007 / 2010 Does Not Display Header

See the attached screen shot for both a picture of the problem and the steps to resolve it. If your Word document does not display the header but does display the footer then you have most likely disabled “SHOW WHITE SPACE BETWEEN PAGES”.  You can accidentally turn this off by double clicking on the space between the ribbon and the top of your page (see the top right of the screen shot below). To solve…

SOLVED: Microsoft Access 2007 2010 2013 Beginner Tips

I am an old FoxPro guy and gave up development about 10 years ago (best decision I have ever made) but I needed to write a very basic app to track visitors in Access.  When I was writing my Visitor Management software I needed to lookup a number of items I don’t want to forget.  Below is my brief set of tips and reminders for Access: How to set an Icon in the Title Bar:…

SOVLED: How To Embed a Vimeo or YouTube Video into a PowerPoint

EMBED VIDEO VIMEO or YOUTUBE into POWERPOINT It is possible to to ’embed’ a Vimeo or YouTube file into your PowerPoint: UPDATE2: May 14 2014: This is now fixed in PowerPoint 2013 with the most recent round of Windows Updates.  READ THIS for more details. UPDATE1: FEB 2014: If you are using PowerPoint 2013 see THIS post UPDATE: MAR 2014: SP1 for Office 2013 does NOT resolve the issue. IMPORTANT NOTE: the video is not really…

SOLVED: How to Manually Configure Outlook 2007 2010 2013 For Office 365

After your have download and run the “Office Desktop Apps” update from portal.microsoftonline.com/download/default.aspx and Obtain the required info from OWA: Log into OWA, in the upper-right corner, click the question mark (Help) icon and the click About. Locate and note the Exchange Client Access Server Name, Mailbox Server Name, and Host name. Create a new Outlook profile and choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Select Exchange and when prompted for the Exchange server you…

SOLVED: Outlook Links Result in: This Operation Has Been Cancelled Due To Restrictions

When clicking a link from Outlook you see the following error popup: The problem is that your Browser is apparently not set as default for Outlook.  Personally, I see this whenever someone installs/uninstalls Google Chrome. There are two ready ways to fix this: You can either use the Microsoft online FixIt tool HERE  or Fix the registry yourself using the your browsers GUI: Start Internet Explorer. Click the Tools icon and click Internet Options. Click…

Outlook Problems? Use the New Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer to Fix Them

…Two Microsoft engineers with more than 30 years of combined experience in supporting Office, Outlook and Exchange Server have produced the Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT), a useful program that will scan your Outlook 2007/ 2010 profile for common issues and report on anything it finds… … On our test PC, for instance, we were told that one of our folders contained too many items. And if your copy of Outlook has crashed a few…

Microsoft 2012 Product Roadmap – Windows 8, Server 8, SQL 2012, IE10, Office 15…

Below is a quick table providing the the 2012 roadmap: Windows 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 2/10) Windows Server 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 1/27) System Center 2012 Anticipated release: Early 2012(UPDATED 2/7) SQL Server 2012 Anticipated release: First half of 2012 (UPDATED 1/24) Internet Explorer 10 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 “Office 15” Anticipated release: Q4 2012 (UPDATED 2/10) “Exchange 15” Anticipated…