Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Plain and Simple

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Overview

Here’s WHAT You’ll Learn

  • Easily navigate the new user interface
  • Organize your inbox and calendar
  • Send and receive e-mail—and filter out the junk
  • Keep track of your contacts and stay in touch
  • Schedule appointments, write notes, keep a journal
  • Read RSS feeds right from your inbox

Here’s HOW You’ll Learn It

  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
  • Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
  • Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735622944
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 2/14/2007
  • Series: Plain & Simple Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 725,221
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Boyce is a highly-regarded expert on operating systems and productivity software who's written or contributed to more than 50 books. A former contributing editor for Windows® Magazine, Jim writes for several technical publications and Web sites.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments;
Chapter 1: Introduction: About This Book;
No Computerese!;
A Quick Overview;
A Few Assumptions;
A Final Word (or Two);
Chapter 2: What’s New in Outlook 2007;
A New Interface;
Instant Search;
Calendar Changes;
E-mail Changes;
Color Categories;
Chapter 3: Getting Started;
Outlook 2007 at a Glance;
Starting and Exiting Outlook;
Exploring Outlook’s Folders;
Working with Outlook Items;
Setting Up E-Mail Accounts;
Importing Data from Another Program;
Viewing Items and Folders;
Getting Help in Outlook 2007;
Chapter 4: Writing and Sending E-Mail;
Writing an E-Mail Message;
Working with the Address Book;
Working with Distribution Lists;
Changing Message Text;
Formatting Message Text;
Using Signatures;
Working with HTML Stationery;
E-Mailing a File;
Sending Messages;
Reviewing Sent Messages and Drafts;
Chapter 5: Receiving and Reading E-Mail;
Receiving E-Mail;
Reading E-Mail;
Managing the Inbox Folder;
Working with Attachments;
Replying to and Forwarding E-Mail;
Handling Junk Mail;
Working with the Rules Wizard;
Following Up on a Message;
Chapter 6: Using RSS Feeds in Outlook;
Adding an RSS Feed;
Viewing RSS Feeds;
Managing Folders;
Managing Messages;
Chapter 7: Working with Contacts;
Adding a New Contact;
Inserting Items into a Contact Record;
Viewing Your Contacts Folder;
Viewing Contact Information;
Updating an Existing Contact;
Finding a Contact;
Organizing Your Contacts;
Communicating with Contacts;
Scheduling Meetings and Tasks for a Contact;
Sharing Contact Information;
Recording Journal Entries;
Chapter 8: Managing a Calendar;
Viewing Your Calendar;
Adding an Appointment;
Adding an Event;
Setting Up a Meeting;
Updating Calendar Information;
Inserting Items, Objects, and Files in a Calendar Item;
Working with Reminders;
Sharing Calendar Information;
Printing Calendars;
Chapter 9: Working with Tasks;
Viewing Your Tasks;
Adding a Task;
Working with Recurring Tasks;
Modifying and Updating a Task;
Inserting Items into a Task;
Assigning a Task to Someone Else;
Sharing Task Information;
Chapter 10: Working with Notes;
Viewing Notes;
Creating a Note;
Customizing the Notes Folder;
Sharing Notes;
Chapter 11: Using the Journal;
Add and View Journal Items;
Create Journal Items Automatically;
Chapter 12: Managing Items and Folders;
Using Categories;
Using Search Folders;
Organizing with Folders;
Cleaning Up Folders;
Deleting Items;
Chapter 13: Managing Your Outlook Files;
Working with Outlook Data Files;
Importing and Exporting Items;
Backing Up and Restoring a Data File;
Archiving Outlook Data Files;
Working with Offline Folders;
Chapter 14: Customizing Outlook;
Using Read and Delivery Receipts;
Choosing Message Formats;
Setting Calendar Options;
Customizing the Navigation Pane;
Customizing the Outlook Toolbars;
Appendix : About the Author;
Appendix : Choose the Right Book for You;
Published and Upcoming Titles;

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