It’s About Time! Outlook 2010 Will Support Multiple Exchange Accounts

outlook2010I have always wanted to use multiple Exchange accounts within Outlook without setting up multiple profiles. It looks like Microsoft is set to make life a bit easier for me and 1000s of others.

Check out the news from the Outlook team’s blog.

 

One caveat is that Outlook 2010 will only support 3 Exchange accounts. Still, 3 is better than one…for lots of things…like say, chocolate chip cookies.

Announcing the Release of the August 2009 CTP for the Open XML SDK

I’m really happy to announce the release of the 3 rd CTP for the Open XML SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Office ! So what did we do in this CTP? Well, there were three main improvements we made to the SDK: Add semantic level validation support Add markup compatibility/extensibility support General improvements based on your feedback Semantic Level Validation Support Let’s go back to the Open XML SDK architecture diagram I showed you when we first announced the Open XML SDK : As mentioned in a previous post , the April 2009 CTP of the Open XML SDK added schema level validation support for Office 2007 Open XML files

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Announcing the Release of the August 2009 CTP for the Open XML SDK

Complete Guide to Making Outlook Faster (Than Molasses) [Microsoft Outlook]

If you are stuck using Microsoft Outlook to send those TPS reports at work, you've already experienced just how painfully slow it can get—but with a few quick tips you can make it usable again. Install Service Pack 2 (or later) While you might keep up to date on all of your Windows patches, too many people are running outdated versions of Microsoft Office (not to mention other applications). You'll want to install the very latest service pack—because Service Pack 2 has fixed a ton of performance issues for users with large mailboxes or anybody using IMAP to access their email.

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Named and Optional Arguments in Office Development Using C#

In this video demo, I show you how to add text to a document and then convert it to a table, without using all sixteen parameters that are possible with the ConvertToTable method.  See the Video: How to Use Named and Optional Arguments in Office Programming (C#)     You can learn more in the overview of this feature, or follow along step-by-step .

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Important Updates to Live Services

Hi Everyone, I wanted to give you some important updates on our developer services as we prepare for the next release of Windows Live. We are focused on making the next release of Windows Live the very best for you.

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Important Updates to Live Services

SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek Presentation

While Tom, Richard and Paul did the Overview, IT Pro & Developer SharePoint 2010 sneak peek videos respectively on the web, I did the SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek session at WPC last month. The video was recently posted that you can check out here.   Building Solutions on SharePoint

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Chart Object Model in Word & PowerPoint

Over the next three posts this blog will cover some of the charting changes that have been made in Office 2010, many of which are the direct result of customer feedback.   As part of the Office 2007 release we overhauled charting throughout Office; however an OM for Word and PowerPoint was not provided.

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Commands in Demand remembers obscure Windows tricks so you don’t have to

Filed under: Utilities , Windows , Freeware Commands in Demand is a nifty little Windows app that lets you run about 70 different Windows commands and tweaks. Some of the most basic stuff it’ll let you do is launch a command prompt, run a disk cleanup operation, or kill a non-responsive application. But it also includes a number of hidden gems that you’d normally need to tweak some registry settings to get at, like the ability to change the transparency level of the Windows taskbar or desktop icons

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SharePoint in plain English

A nice video on the SharePoint blog that answers the question: “ what is sharepoint? ”

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SharePoint in plain English

Google chips away at office workers' strong Microsoft Outlook bonds

Google apparently underestimated how attached employees are to Outlook , and has vowed to eradicate Microsoft's venerable e-mail program from workplaces with … See all stories on this topic

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