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Consider the following scenario. You use Microsoft Outlook with a Microsoft Exchange Server account. A user who also uses Outlook with an Exchange Server account shares a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services list or a Windows SharePoint Services document library to you. The user sends you a sharing invitation that contains a message that resembles the following:
UserName (UserName@DomainName.com) has invited you to connect the UserName - ListNameOrDocumentLibraryName to Outlook.When you view the sharing invitation, you cannot use the links in the sharing invitation to open the SharePoint list or document library that the user shared to you.
This SharePoint List is supported on any computer with a compatible program, such as Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. To connect to this SharePoint List, copy and paste the following Web address into your Web browser:
WebAddressOfSharePointListAlternatively, you can view this content on the Web at:
URLOfSharePointListFor instructions on how to connect SharePoint Lists to Outlook, copy and paste the following Web address into your Web browser:
This behavior occurs if the following conditions are true:
Important This workaround applies only to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. You cannot add SharePoint lists to a profile in versions of Outlook that are earlier than Outlook 2003.
To work around this behavior, add the SharePoint list to your profile in Outlook 2003. Whether you can add a SharePoint list to your profile depends on the type of SharePoint list. Outlook 2003 supports the following SharePoint lists:
Sharing messages include sharing invitations and sharing requests. They are a new feature in Outlook 2007 that makes it easy to share Outlook folders to other Exchange Server users.
The process is seamless when both the owner of the shared folder and the recipient of the sharing message use Outlook 2007. Outlook 2007 includes a unique user interface that can display sharing messages. Earlier versions of Outlook do not have this capability. Therefore, sharing messages appear as typical e-mail messages in earlier versions of Outlook.
The following steps show you how to share a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Calendar list to another Outlook 2007 user and how to add the Calendar list to an Outlook profile.
Article ID: 912264 - Last Review: September 5, 2013 - Revision: 1.0