Microsoft Outlook 98 for Windows for Dummies Quick Reference

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Managing contacts, calendars, people, places, and things can consume precious hours of your workday. Why waste even more time on a learning curve to master the peccadilloes and peculiarities of a Personal Information Manager when you can cut straight to the chase with one handy, no-nonsense guide?

Microsoft Outlook 98 For Windows For Dummies Quick Reference is the perfect companion to Microsoft's Outlook 98 contact management software. Flip open this slim, comb-bound book and ...

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Overview

Managing contacts, calendars, people, places, and things can consume precious hours of your workday. Why waste even more time on a learning curve to master the peccadilloes and peculiarities of a Personal Information Manager when you can cut straight to the chase with one handy, no-nonsense guide?

Microsoft Outlook 98 For Windows For Dummies Quick Reference is the perfect companion to Microsoft's Outlook 98 contact management software. Flip open this slim, comb-bound book and get the answers you need quickly and efficiently. Microsoft Outlook 98 For Windows For Dummies Quick Reference covers all the critical information you need to maximize your work in Outlook 98, from sending and receiving e-mail to managing your contact database, keeping a diary, scheduling appointments, and using Outlook's auto-dialer to make your phone calls for you. This valuable little book is worth its weight in gold as you discover the fast and friendly way to make Outlook 98 work for you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764503948
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Quick Reference Series
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 5.83 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
How This Book Is Organized
What's in This Book
Part I: All about Outlook
Part II: E-Mail
Part III: The Calendar
Part IV: Tasks
Part V: Contacts
Part VI: Notes and Journal
Part VII: Files and Folders
Conventions Used in This Book
What the Pictures Mean
Other Stuff
Part I: All about Outlook
About the Screen
The Outlook Bar
The Folder Banner
The Folder List
The Information Viewer
Menus
On-screen forms
Status bar
Toolbars
Drag and Drop
Contact records created from e-mail messages
E-mail messages created from appointments
E-mail messages created from your Contact list
Journal entries created from a Contact record
Text exchange with other Windows programs
Undeleting deleted items
Microsoft Exchange Server
Public Folders
Some other features of Microsoft Exchange Server
Microsoft Office and Outlook
Introducing Office Assistant
Making Outlook talk to Word
Making Outlook work with PowerPoint
Options
Add an icon to the Outlook Bar
AutoArchive
Outlook data files
Undo
Specialized Applications
Downloading specialized applications
Installing applications into Outlook
Outlook Express and Other Flavors of Outlook
Outlook Today
Part II: E-Mail
About the Inbox Screen
Accessing your Inbox
Opening the Message form
Creating and Sending Messages
Attaching files to your messages
Indicating message importance
Formatting message text
Marking messages as Personal, Private, or Confidential
Saving copies of your message
Spell checking
Using stationery
Handling Incoming Messages
Sending a reply
Deleting a message
Flagging your e-mail messages as a reminder
Forwarding a message
Marking messages as Read or Unread
Previewing messages
Saving a message as a file
Setting options for replies
Tagging replies with your name
Using the Rules Wizard
Managing Folders
Creating a folder
Moving messages to another folder
Using the Sent Items folder
Sending and Receiving Online Mail
Accessing the Outbox
Checking for new mail
Creating Personal Distribution Lists and Groups
Marking Remote Mail
Reading attachments
Setting up online services
Printing E-Mail Messages
Printing an individual message
Printing a list of messages
Using and Choosing E-Mail Views
Part III: The Calendar
About Calendar
Accessing the Date Navigator
Adding an Appointment
Adding an Event
Adding Regularly Scheduled (Recurring) Appointments
Creating a recurring appointment
Editing a recurring appointment
Deleting an Appointment
Finding a Date
Printing Your Appointments from Outlook
About the Print dialog box
About Print Styles
Basic printing
Creating a billfold-sized calendar
Planner-sized printing
Wall calendar printing
Rescheduling an Appointment
Changing an appointment using drag and drop
Reopening the appointment to change it
Shortening or lengthening an appointment
Shortening appointments to less than 30 minutes
Sharing Your Calendar
Viewing Appointments
Basic Calendar views
Customizing the TaskPad
Resizing parts of the Day/Week/Month view
Part IV: Tasks
Creating and Modifying Tasks
Creating a task the quick, simple way
Creating a task the slow, complete way
Modifying a task the quick, simple way
Modifying a task the slow, complete way
Creating Recurring Tasks
Creating Regenerating Tasks
Linking a Task to a Document or Other Item
Managing Tasks
Copying a task
Deleting a task
Marking a task as complete
Marking several tasks as complete
Sending a task to someone else
Setting the color of overdue or completed tasks
Skipping a recurring task once
Viewing and Printing Tasks
Choosing a view
Printing a single task
Printing a view
Part V: Contacts
Adding Names, Numbers, and Other Stuff
Adding a name the quick, simple way
Adding a name the slow, complete way
AutoDialing
Changing contact information
Finding Contacts
Finding a contact the quick, simple way
Finding a contact using the Advanced Find tool
Viewing Contacts
About views
Choosing a view
Filtering views
Putting new fields in a view
Rearranging views
Saving and deleting created views
Sorting a view the quick, simple way
Sorting a view the slow, complete way
Using grouped views
Using your own groups with the Group By box
Printing Contact Lists
Printing Address Cards views
Printing from Table views
Part VI: Notes and Journal
Notes
Creating notes
Deleting a note
Designating categories for your Notes
Editing or reading a note
Finding a note
Forwarding a note
Modifying the size of a note
Modifying your note's color
Printing a list of your notes
Printing the contents of a single note
Setting the default color and size of your notes
Turning off the date and time display
Viewing Notes
Journal
Activating the automatic recording feature
Creating Journal entries manually with drag-and-drop
Creating Journal entries with the New Journal item tool
Finding a Journal entry
Printing your Journal
Seeing Journal entries for a contact
Viewing the Journal
Viewing a specific date in your Journal
Part VII: Files and Folders
About the Outlook 98 File Management Option
Basics of Files and Folders
About files, folders, and drives
Looking at drives
Looking at folder lists
Looking at lists of your files
Managing Files and Folders
Choosing files
Copying and moving files
Deleting files
Renaming files
Renaming folders
Printing and Viewing Files and Folders
About views
Choosing a view
Copying a list of filenames to use in another program
Formatting columns
Printing a list of files
Rearranging columns
Sorting files the quick, simple way
Sorting files the slow, complete way
Using grouped views
Quick Tricks
Get the best fit
Go up one level
Navigate with browser buttons

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