Microsoft KB Archive/169820

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Article ID: 169820

Article Last Modified on 1/19/2007


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q169820


Changing the role of a Delegate in Microsoft Outlook, may cause the permissions for that delegate to be incorrectly set to Custom.


This is a problem that was introduced in Outlook version 8.01. The problem does not occur in the original version of Outlook 97.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Outlook 97, version 8.01 for Windows. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Outlook 97 version 8.02 for Windows.


Steps to Reproduce Problem

NOTE: These steps are only reproducible in Outlook version 8.01.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. Click the Delegates tab.
  3. Add a new Delegate.
  4. Verify the permissions setting for Calendar is set to Editor.
  5. Click OK and then click OK again.
  6. Right-click the Calendar icon on the Outlook bar and then click Properties on the shortcut menu.
  7. Click the Permissions tab.
  8. In the Roles list, click Reviewer, and then click OK.
  9. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  10. Click the Delegates tab.
  11. Click the delegate you added in step 3 and then click Permissions.

Notice the permissions for Calendar is incorrectly set to Custom instead of Reviewer.

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