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  • System: Windows7 64 bit Office 7

    Calendar items do not display reminders. Entering a reminder results in error message "The reminder for "..." will not appear because the item is in a folder that dosen't support reminders, Is this OK?"

    How can we get reminders to appear as scheduled?

    Saturday, May 15, 2010 1:31 PM

Answers

  • In the releases of Microsoft Outlook preceding MS Outlook 2007, the reminders are displayed for the elements only if they are located in the basic folders for Calendar, Tasks, Contacts or Inbox. Additionally, these folders need to be default locations for incoming mail. If the user sets a reminder in an element that is external to this folder, the following message box will appear: The reminder for ‘Element Subject’ will not appear because the item is in a folder that doesn’t support reminders. Is this OK? – and the reminder itself will never appear.

    This functionality has been changed substantially in the latest version of Microsoft Outlook 2007. Now reminders are supported in all folders: calendars, tasks, contacts and mail located in the default data storage . What is more, reminders are supported in other PST files located in the profile, which means enhanced capabilities for CodeTwo Public Folders.

    If you want Outlook 2007 to show reminders for the elements located in C2PublicFolders tree, follow the steps below:

    1. Select the view “Folder list”  - in the menu choose Go, Folder list (CTRL + 6).
    2. Click RMB on C2PublicFolders
    3. In the pop-up menu, choose Properties for ‘C2PublicFolders’.
    4. In the Properties tab tick “Display reminders and tasks for this folder in the To-Do-Bar” and approve changes.

    Now when you restart Outlook, reminders will appear also for the elements located in C2PublicFolders. Appointments and tasks located in this PST file will appear in the To-Do-Bar.

    Note! Appointments and events from Calendar folders that include reminders will not appear in the To-Do-Bar. This is standard behavior of Outlook.

    Monday, May 17, 2010 8:45 AM

All replies

  • In the releases of Microsoft Outlook preceding MS Outlook 2007, the reminders are displayed for the elements only if they are located in the basic folders for Calendar, Tasks, Contacts or Inbox. Additionally, these folders need to be default locations for incoming mail. If the user sets a reminder in an element that is external to this folder, the following message box will appear: The reminder for ‘Element Subject’ will not appear because the item is in a folder that doesn’t support reminders. Is this OK? – and the reminder itself will never appear.

    This functionality has been changed substantially in the latest version of Microsoft Outlook 2007. Now reminders are supported in all folders: calendars, tasks, contacts and mail located in the default data storage . What is more, reminders are supported in other PST files located in the profile, which means enhanced capabilities for CodeTwo Public Folders.

    If you want Outlook 2007 to show reminders for the elements located in C2PublicFolders tree, follow the steps below:

    1. Select the view “Folder list”  - in the menu choose Go, Folder list (CTRL + 6).
    2. Click RMB on C2PublicFolders
    3. In the pop-up menu, choose Properties for ‘C2PublicFolders’.
    4. In the Properties tab tick “Display reminders and tasks for this folder in the To-Do-Bar” and approve changes.

    Now when you restart Outlook, reminders will appear also for the elements located in C2PublicFolders. Appointments and tasks located in this PST file will appear in the To-Do-Bar.

    Note! Appointments and events from Calendar folders that include reminders will not appear in the To-Do-Bar. This is standard behavior of Outlook.

    Monday, May 17, 2010 8:45 AM
  • this seems to be the fix for outlook 2007.  do you know of the fix for outlook 2010?
    Thursday, April 26, 2012 7:41 PM