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Microsoft outlook 2002 : 10 minute guide
Habraken, Joseph W., 1954-
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Indianapolis, Ind. : Que, [2002]

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vi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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First published: 2001.
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Because most people don't have the luxury of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to learn Outlook, this 10-Minute Guide focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches the user how to use Outlook without relying on technical jargon. By providing straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell the user which keys to press and which options to select.

Author Notes

Joe Habraken is an information technology professional with a master's degree from American University and more than 15 years experience as an author, consultant and instructor. Joe is a Microsoft#65533; Certified Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate. Joe currently serves as a technical director for ReviewNet Corporation and also is an instructor at the University of New England in Portland, Maine, where he teaches IT Certification courses. Joe is a bestselling author whose publications include The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft#65533; Access 2000, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft#65533; Windows 2000, Microsoft#65533; Office 10 8-In-1, and Practical Cisco Routers.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
1 What's New in Outlook 2002?p. 5
Getting Organized with Outlook 2002p. 5
New Features in Outlook 2002p. 6
2 Getting Started in Outlookp. 10
Starting Outlookp. 10
Understanding the Outlook Windowp. 12
Using the Mouse in Outlookp. 14
Working Offlinep. 15
Exiting Outlookp. 16
3 Understanding the Outlook E-mail Configurationsp. 17
Types of Outlook E-mail Configurationsp. 17
Adding Other Types of E-mail Accountsp. 27
Deleting E-mail Accountsp. 28
4 Using Outlook's Toolsp. 32
Using the Outlook Barp. 32
Using the Folder Listp. 37
Changing Viewsp. 39
Creating Custom Viewsp. 41
Using Outlook Todayp. 44
5 Getting Help in Microsoft Outlookp. 46
Help: What's Available?p. 46
Using the Ask a Question Boxp. 47
Using the Office Assistantp. 49
Using the Help Windowp. 50
Getting Help with Screen Elementsp. 55
6 Creating Mailp. 57
Composing a Messagep. 57
Formatting Textp. 61
Selecting the E-mail Message Formatp. 65
Checking Spellingp. 67
Add a Signaturep. 69
Sending Mailp. 71
Recalling a Messagep. 71
7 Working with Received Mailp. 73
Reading Mailp. 73
Saving an Attachmentp. 76
Answering Mailp. 79
Printing Mailp. 80
8 Managing Mailp. 82
Deleting Mailp. 82
Forwarding Mailp. 85
Creating Foldersp. 87
Moving Items to Another Folderp. 90
9 Attaching Files and Items to a Messagep. 92
Attaching a Filep. 92
Attaching Outlook Itemsp. 94
10 Saving Drafts and Organizing Messagesp. 98
Saving a Draftp. 98
Viewing Sent Items and Changing Defaultsp. 99
Using the Organize Toolp. 102
Creating Advanced Rules with the Wizardp. 108
11 Setting Mail Optionsp. 114
Working with Message Optionsp. 114
Using Message Flagsp. 124
12 Using the Outlook Address Booksp. 128
Understanding the Outlook Address Booksp. 128
Using the Address Bookp. 129
Importing Address Books and Contact Listsp. 133
Exporting Outlook Address Recordsp. 135
13 Creating a Contacts Listp. 138
Creating a New Contactp. 138
Viewing the Contacts Listp. 142
Using Distribution Listsp. 145
Communicating with a Contactp. 148
Viewing a Map of a Contact's Addressp. 151
14 Using the Calendarp. 153
Navigating the Calendarp. 153
Creating an Appointmentp. 155
Scheduling a Recurring Appointmentp. 157
Planning Eventsp. 159
Inserting an Objectp. 160
15 Planning a Meetingp. 164
Scheduling a Meetingp. 164
Working Out Meeting Detailsp. 168
Editing Meeting Details and Adding Attendeesp. 170
16 Creating a Task Listp. 173
Entering a Taskp. 173
Creating a Recurring Taskp. 175
Assigning Tasks to Othersp. 176
Viewing Tasksp. 179
Managing Tasksp. 180
Recording Statistics About a Taskp. 181
Tracking Tasksp. 182
17 Using the Journalp. 184
Creating a Journal Entryp. 184
Viewing Journal Entriesp. 190
18 Using Outlook Notesp. 192
Creating Notesp. 192
Setting Note Optionsp. 193
Managing Individual Notesp. 194
Viewing Notesp. 195
19 Printing in Outlookp. 197
Choosing Page Setupp. 197
Previewing Before Printingp. 200
Printing Itemsp. 201
Printing Labels and Envelopesp. 202
Setting Printer Propertiesp. 204
Indexp. 207