Entourage 2016 not updating exchange calendar grid rowupdating

20-Nov-2017 19:24

Mac BU released its Office 12.1.3 updater last Tuesday and by October 16 nearly two dozen users in the Microsoft Entourage newsgroup were beginning to report that they are unable to send meeting invitations.The specific error message is Unexpected data was encountered with Error: -17997.Sometimes the syncing just doesn’t work, other times it syncs from the i Phone to Entourage but not back again.I’ve tried a number of “fixes” in the past and a couple of months ago I couldn’t take the strange behavior anymore so I moved to just i Cal and left Entourage out of the equation.In other words, you only have two choices: either sync all your calendar and to do items, or none at all.

There are a number of drawbacks to this implementation of Sync Services: Entourage’s categories allow the user to make organizational distinctions which simply disappear when these calendar events are viewed in i Cal’s “Entourage” calendar.In i Cal you can overlay them on top of each other, with different colors showing you which appointment goes with each. Thanks also to Surf Canyon since I saw this result but normally it would have been buried on page 13 of my Google results.Entourage doesn’t offer this functionality, so you need to have a one-to-one calendar syncing relationship, which is why it creates the Entourage calendar in i Cal by default. Syncing Entourage with i Cal Now that I had the calendar updated in Entourage, I went into Entourage’s preferences and shut off all syncing.This difference is crucial to a proper understanding of why synching does not work the way most users would expect it to work., which is why it is not immediately possible to sync categories in Entourage with calendars in i Cal.

There are a number of drawbacks to this implementation of Sync Services: Entourage’s categories allow the user to make organizational distinctions which simply disappear when these calendar events are viewed in i Cal’s “Entourage” calendar.

In i Cal you can overlay them on top of each other, with different colors showing you which appointment goes with each. Thanks also to Surf Canyon since I saw this result but normally it would have been buried on page 13 of my Google results.

Entourage doesn’t offer this functionality, so you need to have a one-to-one calendar syncing relationship, which is why it creates the Entourage calendar in i Cal by default. Syncing Entourage with i Cal Now that I had the calendar updated in Entourage, I went into Entourage’s preferences and shut off all syncing.

This difference is crucial to a proper understanding of why synching does not work the way most users would expect it to work.

, which is why it is not immediately possible to sync categories in Entourage with calendars in i Cal.

Entourage’s support of Sync Services keeps confusing many users: while the contacts in Entourage show up just fine in Address Book, a number of problems appear with Entourage’s calendar and i Cal.