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Wed
25
Jun
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MS Outlook Reminders

I receive hundreds of emails every day and to be honest, sometimes it is very difficult to keep up with. I check my email at set points throughout the day and read every email as I do so, but I absolutely do not have time to answer every email I ... receive when I read it! I am sure that some of you are shaking your heads in agreement as you read this. If that is so, then you are going to like this tip because it shows you how to use a feature in MS Outlook that will prompt you to answer those emails long after (hopefully not too long!) you have read them. There are a couple of features in MS ... (view more)

Fri
28
Dec
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The Queen's Own YouTube Page

The Queen has opened her own channel on YouTube. The British monarch will use the site to broadcast her annual Christmas Day message, which celebrates its 50th anniversary on television this year. Last year's message was, for the first time, ... available as a podcast. A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace said, "The Queen always keeps abreast with new ways of communicating with people. She has always been aware of reaching more people and adapting the communication to suit. This will make the Christmas message more accessible to younger people and those in other countries." Ironically, this year' ... (view more)

Mon
17
Dec
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Text Message Lands Couple in Hot Water

Sometimes messy mix-ups are easy to diagnose. It usually involves a few too many drinks or a few too many words. For one guy on the wrong end of a text message, maybe it just had something to do with a few too many lonely nights. According to ... reports from New Zealand, a woman recently sent a text message to a man promising a 'good time.' Reuters says that the seventeen year old woman (or perhaps 'girl') sent the message promising a thirty-one year old male friend (or perhaps 'dirty old man') a good 'ol time if he was to visit her residence, ditching his clothes beforehand to save time. With ... (view more)

Tue
16
Oct
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Reading, Editing & Forwarding a Note in Outlook

To read a note, you can double-click it to open the "Note" window or click the note and read the text under the icon. To change the content of a note, open it as just described and edit it the same way you would edit a text file. Keep in mind, ... however, that you have no formatting options; your notes are limited to plain text. To save your changes, simply close the "Note" window. Although you will probably create notes mainly for your own use, you might need to forward a note to a colleague. For example, a colleague might request a phone number or other contact information you have stored in a ... (view more)

Fri
03
Aug
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Sending an E-mail at a Later Date in MS Outlook

One of my subscribers wrote to me recently asking: "How can I create an e-mail and schedule it to send to the recipient at a later time?" The answer is simple. Just follow the steps below: Launch MS Outlook if it is not already running. Create your ... e-mail message. With the message still open, click Options in the toolbar. Choose Do Not Deliver Before. Set the date. Click Close. Send the message. Take a look at the other options while you're at it! When you become a member at CarolsCornerOffice.com, you have access to this and many, many more articles that include screenshots. Don't delay: ... (view more)

Mon
25
Jun
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Creating a v-Card from a Contact Entry in MS Outlook

One way to send contact information to someone else is to attach the contact entry to a message as a vCard. You can use this method to share your own contact information or to share one or more other contact entries with another person. Follow the ... steps below to attach a vCard to a message: In the Contacts folder, select the contact item you want to send a a vCard. Choose Actions | Forward as a vCard. Outlook opens a new message from with the contact entry attached as a vCard. Specify an address, complete the message as you would any other, and then click Send to send it. This really ... (view more)

Fri
27
Apr
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Mozilla Challenges Microsoft Outlook with Thunderbird 2.0

Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox Web browser, launched a new version of its free to download Thunderbird 2 email program, challenging Microsoft's Outlook email program. Scott MacGregor, Lead Engineer for Thunderbird at the ... Mozilla Foundation noted in a written statement that the program "has powerful new features and proven security, delivering an improved email experience to users worldwide." (Source: cbc.ca ) The Mozilla Project, which began in 1998, is dedicated to promoting Web innovation and developing open source Internet client software. Like the organization's ... (view more)

Thu
26
Apr
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Using the Reading Pane: Outlook 2007

You can use the Reading pane to very quickly go through your messages. Follow the steps below: Click the Mail or Folder List button on the Navigation pane and click the Unread Messages search folder. If you cannot see the contents of a message when ... you click its entry in the message list, click the Reading Pane button. Using this pane lets you quickly scan any message without having to open it. Choose Tools | Options. Click the Other tab. Click the Reading Pane button to display the Reading Pane dialog box. Select Mark Item as Read When Selection Changes, to mark mail as read when you view it ... (view more)

Fri
11
Aug
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Electronic Mail: What Is It?

Just about everyone who surfs the Web has an email account any more. Most of the Internet Service Providers on the 'net have a set of mailboxes they provide their customers, but the software they provide for folk to get to their email account ... sometimes does not provide the tools needed to effectively use their email Inboxes. There are several "email Clients" available that we be presenting. Before we get to that, there is some information you need to know to be able to select the best fit for your use. First we need to define what and where a client and server are. An email client is the ... (view more)

Thu
11
May
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Trace the Origin of Email: Visually

Infopackets Reader 'Jennifer' writes: " Dear Dennis, I recently received an email from an unknown person via Yahoo. I think I understand how the email got to me but I'm not sure. Would the email headers help to tell me this? I'd really like to know ... how this person sent me the email. Can you help? " My response: To sum it up the answer briefly: email headers are often forged by spammers, so it's plausible that the email you received came from somewhere else (other than what is stated in the email header). Having said that, most big-name ISP (Internet Service Providers) have an onslaught of ... (view more)

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