Outlook 2000 in a Nutshell: A Power User's Quick Referenceby Tom Syroid, Bo Leuf
With most of the books currently on the market for Outlook 2000 falling into the instant-learn, limited-scope "Dummies" category, the need for an up-to-date and comprehensive reference book such as Outlook 2000 in a Nutshell is high. This book is for typical Nutshell readers: sophisticated computer users who need a comprehensive, functional reference to/i>
With most of the books currently on the market for Outlook 2000 falling into the instant-learn, limited-scope "Dummies" category, the need for an up-to-date and comprehensive reference book such as Outlook 2000 in a Nutshell is high. This book is for typical Nutshell readers: sophisticated computer users who need a comprehensive, functional reference to the product.Outlook is much more than just an email client. It is a powerful and versatile program that includes contact, calendar, notes, task, and journal tools all tightly integrated to give users quick access to vital information and fast, easy ways to share that information. You can arrange virtual conferences with NetMeeting, send Office documents through Outlook Mail, and save calendars as web pages and publish them to the Web.Outlook 2000 in a Nutshell is organized intuitively, beginning with a program overview examining Outlook's interface and structure along with setup and installation issues. The chapter on program insights delves deeper into the program, looking at data structures, forms, and categories. The second part of the book drills down into Outlook's individual components and their associated commands, and the last section covers some sophisticated connectivity and collaboration issues as well as file management and encryption. There are also some special sections devoted to working with VBA, using Outlook as an Exchange client, and exploring how Outlook works with Palm devices.This book covers:
- Program data structures, forms, and views
- Adaptive menus and toolbars
- Outlook's component interaction
- Connectivity and collaboration tools
- Importing and exporting
- Working with VBA
- Outlook as an Exchange client
Meet the Author
Syroid is a systems consultant and freelance writer. He specializes in small business networking, NT Server administration, and training users how to avoid crashing Microsoft Office. Current topics of focus include Sunday afternoon porch-sitting, the NFL, and finding new and creative ways to break software.
Bo Leuf has extensive experience in technical communication and teaching, coupled with a deep understanding of cross-platform software product design, user interfaces, and usability analysis. He maintains several professional and recreational Internet Web sites, including one that provides commercial Web hosting services for others. This Internet presence provides a platform for experimenting with various collaborative and sharing technologies.
An independent consultant in the computing sector in Sweden for over 25 years, Bo has been responsible for software development and localization projects. Training issues came to the foreground during a number of years as head of a language school specializing in an immersive teaching methodology. He is currently a freelance consultant and author, specializing in software documentation, translation, and design-team training. He is a regular contributor of feature articles to Datormagazin, Sweden's largest and most prestigious computer periodical.
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