Sort & Organize MS Outlook Items According To Project With yourMail

yourMail is an MS Outlook add-on which helps you reduce the time and effort involved in manual email management. It compiles emails, attachments and other tasks for a particular project, and displays them in a unified manner for easy sorting and management of MS Outlook items related to that specific project. It’s intuitive search and filing options allow emails and attachments to be stored in a structured way, which saves time, and easily allows to located project specific items, when needed. Read More

Excel Mixer Nano: MS Excel Add-In To Control Cell Values With Sliders

Excel Mixer Nano is an add-in for Microsoft Excel that provides Excel data and chart display by moving a simple slider. All you have to do is to select a range of cells in MS Excel, and use Excel Mixer Nano sliders (or scroll bar) for the selected cells to change values with a display of a value graph. Excel Mixer Nano has the ability to remember configurations, therefore, you do not require regularly configuring sliders. The main purpose of this application is to provide two major functionalities, i.e., to control cell values in Excel files with sliders, and to observe the real-time reaction of formulas with the help of MS Excel charts (displayed along side the sliders). Hence, Excel Mixer Nano brings your Excel data and charts to life with your mouse. Read More

Automatically Attach/Detach MS Outlook PST Files With SmartPST

When configuring an MS Exchange or other mail server account for MS Outlook, one often requires importing PST files (provided the user was not using an OST file). This occurs when a user switches to a new system, or after a fresh wipe and load Windows installation. Normally, a PST file can be added or removed in MS Outloook 2010 from File –> Account Settings –> Data Files. SmartPST is an easy to use application that simplifies attaching and detaching PST files from MS Outlook. It works even when MS Outlook is not running, and automatically attaches/detaches files, depending on their availability. This means that if a PST file is removed from the system, it will automatically detach it and also check for it later on. If the PST file becomes available again, the program will automatically attach it back to MS Outlook. Other features of SmartPST include drag and drop support, the option to rename PST files and more. Read More

Gem Collects Commonly Used OneNote 2010 Options & Functions In Single Tab

OneNote 2010 comes with a host of features and tools to make note taking a breeze, but it doesn’t allow categorizing most frequently used options into groups, such as, print out, create new page, section & indented page, adjust size, arrange printouts, view inserted files and so on. Since it becomes quite a wearisome task to manually find these options from OneNote 2010 interface, you may need a plugin that can collect these functions under one hood. Read More

Schedule Backup Of Outlook PST File With Backup my mail

Since Outlook saves all data, including emails, appointments, calendars, tasks, journals and other items in PST and OST files, it’s recommended to backup PST and OST on regular basis since it helps restore all Outlook user data back when it suddenly crashes or stops responding. Backup my mail is an Outlook backup tool which uses hobocopy at backend to create Outlook PST backups at scheduled intervals. The hobocopy is Console based tool which makes use of Windows VSS (Volume Shadow Service) to silently perform file backup operations. Unlike previously covered Safe PST Backup (ad-supported), Backup my mail can start backup operation at any day and then follow the user-defined routine for creating Outlook data backups after specified time intervals. You can also choose to follow linear backup approach to create backups after every x number of hours. Read More

Outlook Reply All Reminder Alerts You To Use Reply All Option For Group Emails

If often happens that we mistakenly click Reply instead of Reply All before sending the answers of queries to team members, business proposals to clients, price quotations to business stakeholders, etc. When you use Reply option, Outlook sends mail to only first person in the recipients stack and ignore all subsequent recipient email addresses from original email, whereas Reply All ensures that your reply will be received by all recipients of the group email in question. CodeTwo Outlook Reply All Reminder is a small add-in for both Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 that reminds you about using Reply All option before you start composing reply message for group emails (email containing multiple recipients). Read More

PowerPoint Timeline Control: Control MS PowerPoint Slide Time Duration

MS PowerPoint presentations are often used by students, entrepreneurs, managers and the like for presenting ideas,  forecasts, and statistics to a group of people. Being able to present an interesting presentation is not just important for students but also for manager and entrepreneurs to be able to brief employees, business associates and clients. When creating PowerPoint timelines, it is necessary to keep in mind the various visual aspects of the presentation. This includes displaying a lively presentation with the right blend of charts and stats within a visually appealing style and setting the accurate duration of each slide that is projected. We previously covered a Microsoft PowerPoint add-in known as Office Timeline, which makes it easy to create stunning office timelines within a short period of time. This time we have PowerPoint Timeline Control add-in for controlling the display duration of slides. Using Timeline Control, you can set the precise duration of  the display length of each slide with the option to set slide alignment. Read More

Sync Outlook 2010 Folders Using CodeTwo FolderSync

Using Outlook Rules feature, you can automatically move items present in specific mailbox folder to any folder of your choice but it doesn’t provide an option to set up folder synchronization. CodeTwo Folder Sync is add-in for Outlook which lets you synchronize items between specified folder pairs without having to move or copy items manually from one folder to another. This saves you the extra effort involved in copying and streamlining items in both folders. CodeTwo FolderSync will particularly come useful for those who require keeping same items in folders of two different mail accounts. There is no restriction on syncing folder types; you can, for instance, select two folders containing contacts, calendar, journals, etc. which are to be synced. Read More

Sync Outlook Categories With Others On Network With CodeTwo CatMan

Outlook Categorize feature quickly categorizes similar items in a group to let you visually identify them from the messages, appointments, email, and contact list. You can, for instance, add contacts of your business partners/stakeholders to Business category in order to quickly filter all business related contacts. If you want to share categories with Outlook configured clients over LAN network,  you may want to try out CodeTwo CatMan. It is an Outlook tool which provides a simple way to share your public categories with anyone connected on the network.  Just like previously reviewed CodeTwo Outlook Sync which allows syncing Outlook contacts and calendar between two PCs on network, it presents a simple configuration wizard to specify the categories you want to share with connected clients. Moreover, you can sync categories with configured FTP/HTTP server to share them with users who are not on same network. Read More

OLFix – Find And Repair Outlook Search, Contacts & Profiles Problems

Resolving problems in Outlook is not an easy task, as one needs to run Outlook with different switches to identify and fix the problems but sometimes the supported switches don't help determine the root cause of problems. In such instances, it's recommended to use third-party repair tools to identify and fix all the known and unknown issues. If you frequently encounter problems while loading Outlook and switching between Outlook profiles, and with installed add-ins and Outlook internal links, OLfix may help you repair and restore Outlook back to normal state. It is a standalone application written for all versions of Outlook to find and fix almost all the widely known issues. including, corrupt PST file, truncated contact links, un-usable extended search folders, redundant Outlook profile services, duplicate data files, slow startup, etc. Read More

Manage Advance Outlook 2010 Mail Search & Schedule Tasks With InboxEx

InboxEx is a powerful add-in for both Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010, which is geared toward those who perform numerous basic and advance Outlook tasks, such as schedule meetings, search mails, set appointments, add and sync events between Outlook and Google Calendar, share calendar events with others, etc., on daily basis. InboxEx is designed to help users manage their office emails and reply them in timely manner. Since Outlook 2010 native search feature requires all mailboxes to be indexed for initiating thorough search, it may become quite wearisome task to find important messages and then filter them by different message elements. InboxEx provides an efficient search feature that lets you filter search results for search keyword by name, subject, sender, recipient with options to quickly navigate between search result pages. Read More

Sync Outlook 2010 Contacts And Calendar Between Two PCs On A Network

Outlook 2010 provides an option to send calendar events between specified dates and contacts to others via email but doesn’t allow keeping contact or calendar folders synced with other connected PCs on the network. Since sending updated version of calendar folder or contact information of one large group can become tiring, you need a tool like CodeTwo Outlook Sync to seamlessly sync contact and calendar folder with any one on the network. CodeTwo Outlook Sync is an add-on for Outlook 2010 which lets you configure both PCs on LAN to initiate synchronization of these two folders. It is useful in countless situations. You can, for instance, share office related contacts with your peer without having to send him/her contacts manually. The calendar sync options makes it easier for you to share your meeting schedules, appointment timings and other engagements with team members. Read More

Create Project Timelines In PowerPoint 2010 With Office Timeline

Creating timelines in Microsoft PowerPoint can be a lengthy and laborious task. One has to add several shapes, text boxes, images, etc in order to create a timeline. Office Timeline 2010 is an Microsoft PowerPoint add-in which helps create timelines with an easy-to-use wizard. The wizard guides you through each step, letting  you to create professional looking timelines in a matter of minutes rather than having to use PowerPoint native set of tools and shapes. Read More

Advance Folders Watch Monitors Outlook Folders To Filter Useful Emails

Compiling a list of most important emails from multiple configured mail accounts in Outlook becomes next to impossible when you have to deal with great deal of emails everyday. From all the email related tasks, filtering out important messages takes hours of manual search unless you use an application that can help you find important emails from defined mailbox folders. Advance Folders Watch is a comprehensive mail search and filter add-in for Outlook, developed for technical support team members, analysts, managers, and the like, who need to implement an auto-mail sifting mechanism in order to quickly list down important emails of any given day. Advance Folders Watch supports both Exchange and IMAP/POP3 mail accounts, enabling users to keep tab on work and private messages, emails, and conversations. Read More

MailTriage – Group Emails Into Conversations In Outlook 2010

Outlook 2010 Send/Receive process is responsible for downloading and synchronizing all Outlook folders with your configured email accounts. When you launch Outlook, it immediately starts downloading all the latest emails, syncs sent items, updates schedules & calendars, etc. Since it syncs all type of Outlook items, users often have to wait until all the folders get completely updated. MailTriage is an Outlook 2010 add-in that can significantly reduce the time involve in updating email items. Instead of replacing Outlook native Send/Receive process, it increases the efficiency of processing emails. Read More

Outlook Security Configurator Allows Blocked And Linked Attachments

Outlook doesn’t permit users to access and download a wide range of file attachments which may include malicious code to prevent external sources from exploiting administrative rights of your system. For instance, executable (EXE) and Windows batch scripts (BAT) file may contain potentially dangerous command set which when run starts deteriorating your system vital components without notifying you about it. But what if you want to receive a batch/executable or JavaScript file from a reliable source in Outlook? Outlook Security Configurator not only unblocks restricted file attachments for all Outlook versions but lets you define list of file types you want to receive as email attachments. Unlike previously covered Outlook Attachment Enabler , it allows you to receive and open linked attachments without having to pass through Outlook security prompts. Read More

Identify Formula Problems In Excel 2010 With Formula Checking Assistant

Trace Precedents and Dependents are great little features of Excel 2010 which serve the need of tracking down incorrect formulas and functions from an Excel sheet overwhelmed with multiple formulas-based datasets. But, there is one problem with tracking formula precedency/dependency this way and that is, you have to manually select each cell containing formula to track incorrect relations with other cells. Formula Checking Assistant offers a simple yet extremely effective way of tracking down all the incorrect formula based cells relations from a given Excel spreadsheet. Read More

Taglocity Automatically Assigns Tags To Emails In Outlook 2010 [Work Productivity]

Are you worried about how to organize emails that get piled up every day in your Outlook 2010 inbox folders? Managing a great deal of emails each day becomes quite laborious even with email filtering tools provided by Outlook. If you’re on the lookout for a better and extremely intuitive solution to organize the emails in your Outlook folders, get Enterprise 2.0 inspired Taglocity add-in now. It deploys a comprehensive yet easy-to-use email management system that enables users getting host of emails every day to prioritize emails in order to make their emails specific work more productive. The add-in was particularly designed to save time that you spend on processing emails and importantly refining information out of received messages. Taglocity’s usability revolves around handling email overload, enhancing productivity, reducing the important email attention deficit, and revitalizing email search features. Read More

Add And Customize Tab Behaviors In MS Word, Excel, And PowerPoint

Even though MS Office allows user to cascade multiple windows under unified interface, it cannot open cascaded windows in tabs, nor does it offer a convenient way to switch between views of opened windows. Take Excel 2010 windows as an instance, in Excel you may find an option to save layout of opened windows to restore them with a single click but what if you’re working on multiple worksheets? How would you switch between views without having to first minimize the window and open those worksheets lying behind it? Office Tab is a superior alternative to previously featured OfficeTab add-in. Read More

CodeTwo Outlook Attachment Reminder Alerts You To Attach File With Email

It happens quite so often that we forget to attach files when sending out email. We send it without even noticing that the files that were supposed to be attached have been left behind. In order to always confirm whether the files are to be attached with the email or not, grab CodeTwo Outlook Attachment Reminder add-on for Outlook 2010. It’s a small plugin which brings the Gmail attachment reminder like functionality to Outlook. Read More