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Windows 7: Outlook Keyboard Key - Change ?

05 Mar 2012   #11
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

As shown in the previous post The Logitech Setpoint software will let you reassign that key and any of the other Hot Keys


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05 Mar 2012   #12
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
I'm not using Outlook, tie it to Hotmail.com. Can you let me enter in a Hotmail account login, it's automatic ?
With my knowledge, I could only get it to take you to the website, I don't know how to make it enter credentials. But this is irrelevant now - seavixen has found a solution Let us know how it goes!

Tom
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06 Mar 2012   #13
JerometheGiraff

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I don't have that option like the Solar Keyboard for my Logitech
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06 Mar 2012   #14
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
I don't have that option like the Solar Keyboard for my Logitech
Did you install the Setpoint software? On my Access Keyboard 600, those keys will work without Setpoint but the other Blue keys tied to the FMode function won't. Installing Setpoint will let you use all the custom keys and remap the Search, Mail, Home, etc keys.
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06 Mar 2012   #15
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
I don't have that option like the Solar Keyboard for my Logitech
Did you go to Logitech's support site and check what downloads are available for your keyboard?

To get the extras you need to download the Setpoint software and install it.
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06 Mar 2012   #16
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

I decided to give your launcher a go, as a learning exercise I was initially going to do a batch file for you, but I've knocked something together in C#:

The code, should you want to inspect it:

Code:
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;

namespace ConsoleApplication2
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Console.Title = "tom982 URL Launcher ";
            Console.ForegroundColor = ConsoleColor.White;
            Console.Clear();
            
            bool exit = false;

            Console.WriteLine("---------------------");
            Console.WriteLine("| Choose an option: |");
            Console.WriteLine("|                   |");
            Console.WriteLine("|      1: Hotmail   |");
            Console.WriteLine("|      2: GMail     |");
            Console.WriteLine("|                   |");
            Console.WriteLine("|     tom982       |");
            Console.WriteLine("---------------------");
            Console.WriteLine(" ");

            Console.ForegroundColor = ConsoleColor.Gray;

            while (!exit)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Please enter your selected Option:");
                string options = Console.In.ReadLine();
                switch (options)
                {
                    case "1":
                        Console.WriteLine("You've select Option 1.");
                        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("http://www.hotmail.com");
                        exit = true;
                        break;

                    case "2":
                        Console.WriteLine("You've select Option 2.");
                        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("http://www.gmail.com");
                        exit = true;
                        break;

                    default:
                        Console.WriteLine("Error! Please select a valid option.");
                        Console.WriteLine(" ");
                        exit = false;
                        break;
                }
            }
        }
    }
}
This is what it looks like:

Outlook Keyboard Key - Change ?-launcher.png

As far as I'm aware, this is bug free. If you enter a number that isn't 1 or 2, it'll ask for another. I've attached a copy of it, named OUTLOOK.exe, so that my solution (well, workaround) is here should the above suggestions not work.

Here are the locations of the real OUTLOOK.exe:

Office 2003

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\OUTLOOK.exe

Office 2007

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE

Office 2010

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.exe

Note   Note
In x64 (64 bit) computers, the program files folder will be Program Files (x86). E.g. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.exe"


You will need to download the attached OUTLOOK.exe file, and copy and paste it into one of the above locations. I don't know which location this keyboard button is launching, so you may have to try all 3.

If you find any bugs or problems in this program, please let me know!

Tom


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09 Mar 2012   #17
JerometheGiraff

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Tom982 - I copied the file to /Office14/ in Windows7 x64 within the ProgramFiles(x86) folder, triggered the keyboard button, nothing happens ?
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09 Mar 2012   #18
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
Tom982 - I copied the file to /Office14/ in Windows7 x64 within the ProgramFiles(x86) folder, triggered the keyboard button, nothing happens ?
That's strange. I'll have another look through my code, but I've tested it a lot on my computer and it's worked without a problem. Does it run if you run it by double clicking on it? I.e. is it a fault with the program or with the location?

Try copying it into all of these locations:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office11\OUTLOOK.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.exe

In the mean time, I'll test it out on my sister's x64 laptop - mine is only x86.

Tom
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14 Mar 2012   #19
JerometheGiraff

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
Tom982 - I copied the file to /Office14/ in Windows7 x64 within the ProgramFiles(x86) folder, triggered the keyboard button, nothing happens ?
That's strange. I'll have another look through my code, but I've tested it a lot on my computer and it's worked without a problem. Does it run if you run it by double clicking on it? I.e. is it a fault with the program or with the location?

Try copying it into all of these locations:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office11\OUTLOOK.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.exe

In the mean time, I'll test it out on my sister's x64 laptop - mine is only x86.

Tom
I copied the file to /Office 11, /Office12, /Office14 locations and the keyboard short-cut does not trigger the file. I can run the file on it's own.
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14 Mar 2012   #20
Duzzy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JerometheGiraff View Post
I don't have that option like the Solar Keyboard for my Logitech
Did you go to Logitech's support site and check what downloads are available for your keyboard?

To get the extras you need to download the Setpoint software and install it.
Have you looked to see if Setpoint software is available for your keyboard yet like the above quote suggested?
I also have a Logitech keyboard and Setpoint allows me to customize all my extra buttons and even allows me to open a website with them.

Do you know what keyboard model it is?
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