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Color categories in Shared Calendar

Question: I take care of my boss’ Outlook calendar and have Editor rights to it.  Recently, I wanted to add some additional Color Categories for some her many different types of appointments. I find that I am only able to add additional colors to my own calendar. When I attempt the same steps while in her calendar the “New”, “Rename”, and “Delete” options are grayed out. Is there a way for me as Editor of her calendar to add, rename or delete color categories from her calendar? Answer:… Continue Reading

Archiving Outlook Mail

Question: How can I archive my e-mail? Answer:   The archive feature is not enabled at UNMC, but you can simply drag your emails to a folder on your network folders, and then delete from your email to save space. You can’t drag folders to your network folders but you can create the folders and drag the emails to them. You can select several emails by using shift or ctrl keys. If you have Adobe Acrobat X or later, you can save your email folders and messages… Continue Reading

Shut down iPad to fix synching

Question:  My PC stopped updating my iPad. Do you know if there is a setting I should check to correct this? Answer: I don’t have an iPad, but before I had a chance to research the issue, he responded back and said he simply rebooted (shut off and on) his iPad and it corrected the syncing issue. I know I have had to shut down my iPhone occasionally if it didn’t seem to be acting correctly. When in doubt, shut it down and restart. Works… Continue Reading

Printing two calendars on one sheet

Question: Is there a way to print two different calendars on one sheet of paper? Answer: Using Outlook’s printing options, you can only print one calendar at once. However, you can use the Snipping tool (available in Windows Vista, Windows 7 or later) if you have both calendars on your screen side by side, then from the Start menu of your computer, type “snip” to search for the Snipping program. It will allow you to drag across the part of the screen you desire, and… Continue Reading

Sharing calendar gives error message

Question: I am trying to share my calendar with someone but am getting an error message that says, “Policy does not allow granting permissions at this level to one or more of the recipients. Please select another permission level and send the sharing invite again.” I am using the Share option from the ribbon. Answer: I normally use the permissions to set up a calendar for use by another, but I tested this out with my calendar and it worked fine. But then I tried it… Continue Reading