Easily attach a file from SharePoint Online to an email

A little accidental discovery. One of those discoveries that makes sense, now that I know about it. If your files are located in SharePoint Online, how do you attach them to an email reply or new email message? In this video I use Outlook 2013 and Word 2013. …

The new Outlook contact card, explained.

Some people find the new Outlook contact card difficult to use. They prefer the full card with room to add attachments and notes. Don’t fret - you can still get to the full contact card easily. The new Outlook contact card has two main purposes: It brings together contact information from multiple sources It gives quick acces…

Send email from more than one email address

"How do I add another email address for a user so they can send email from it?" This question is asked a lot in the forums at community.office365.com. The scenario: A person has a primary email address, darrell@webster.net.nz. But they also fill a role that requires them to answer queries being sent to info@webster.net.nz. When they answer a …

Exchange Online increases to 50GB standard mailboxes

Have Microsoft purchased a hard drive factory recently? First SkyDrive Pro increases base storage to 25GB. Now Exchange Online mailboxes will have 50GB base storage. What a week! Plans that make use of Exchange Online Plan 1 use in-place archiving. This means the archive uses the base storage size of the mailbox. With the increase to 50GB, there…

Go minimalist with Outlook 2013

Computer desktops can get very cluttered with open windows. We have many programs open as we work with them. It's not too far from the paper and note covered desktop before we had computers. But now we have a virtual cluttered mess AND a physical mess on our Desktops.  At least with our virtual desktop, we can perform the one-button-clean-up and t…