Make the Calendar in Microsoft Teams use the same keyboard shortcut as Outlook

I use keyboard shortcuts a lot and in outlook I am used to the Ctrl+1/2/3/4 to go between mail, calendar, contacts, etc. In teams I found myself using Ctrl + 2 to go to the calendar which actually brings you to the Chat tab. I know I could use Ctrl + 4 but you know muscle memory… Then I found out you can reorder all the tabs on the left, so not I have Chat at the top just like my mail Ctrl + 1 followed by Calendar which means it is Ctrl + 2 which is now very similar to Outlook!...

June 18, 2020 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

Filling your calendar for the week, increase productivity! Mileage may vary

I like to ensure my calendar gets filled for the next week, this way I know what is happening and it is hard to book a last minute meeting to surprise me. I guess this is a productivity hack. If you book more than a week out then you can take whatever time you want that is open. Ideally no one books last minute but they do and it is really annoying to deal with....

June 25, 2018 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

MYN/1MTD and setting the Start Date in Outlook automagically.

If you are using Outlook and want to force the start date to be set with a due date in the future by default you can use a macros which automatically runs for any new task item. In the VBA editor (Alt+F11) open up ThisOutlookSession In the code window add the following: [code lang=“vb”] Option Explicit Public WithEvents Items As Outlook.Items Private Sub Application_Startup() Initialize_handler End Sub Public Sub Initialize_handler() Dim objNS As Outlook....

October 15, 2012 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

Setting Outlook to use ISO values for week number.

If you want to set outlook to follow the ISO week you need to make the following changes: Outlook 2007 and previous Tools-> Options…-> button Calendar Options… Outlook 2010 File-> section Options-> section Calendar Set the following Options: First day of week: Monday First week of year: First 4-day week

October 24, 2011 · 1 min · Jon Bullen

Getting a Outlook MailItem from a Ribbon Event

You may find this code block handy: [csharp] /// /// Gets the mail item selected in the explorer view if one is selected or instance if that is the view active. /// /// The instance containing the event data. /// A Outlook.MailItem for the mail being viewed. private Outlook.MailItem GetMailItem(RibbonControlEventArgs e) { // Check to see if a item is select in explorer or we are in inspector. if (e.Control.Context is Outlook....

February 28, 2010 · 1 min · Jon Bullen