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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Schedule a Meeting Each Monday Through Friday For Two Weeks?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I schedule a meeting to occur every day, Monday through Friday, for two weeks?-- GB Hey, GB. As it turns out, the Scripting Guy who writes this column has not moved to some place where it doesn’t snow in April. That’s not because the Seattle area didn’t get the predicted snow this past weekend; on the ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Sort Items Retrieved From a Microsoft Outlook Folder?

Hey, Scripting Guy! I’m trying to write a script that does something with all the email messages in my Outlook Inbox. However, I need to sort those messages by the date they were received, and I can’t figure out how to do that. Can you help?-- SL Hey, SL. You know, no doubt a lot of you who read this column have thought, “The ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Set a Reminder on All My Office Outlook Appointments?

Hey, Scripting Guy! My manager does not like appointment reminders; therefore every meeting request she sends is without reminders.  I like reminders and I try to remember to turn them on, but sometimes I forget; that means that if I'm not on top of my schedule, I can miss a meeting. How can I write a script that will go through all...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Schedule an All-Day Event in Microsoft Office Outlook?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I schedule an all-day event in Microsoft Office Outlook?-- RL Hey, RL. Have you ever heard the expression “every dog has its day”? Well, if you haven’t, the idea is that sooner or later everyone will have their moment in the sun, that sooner or later everyone will have a day when things actually ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Run a Script Any Time Office Outlook is Started?

Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I run a script any time Outlook is started?-- AT Hey, AT. Today is Wednesday, and Wednesday is a busy day here at TechEd IT Forum. For one thing, this afternoon the Scripting Guys will be making a guest appearance at the TechNet Magazine booth. What will they be doing there? Well, that’s a good question; just ...

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