outlook

Wed
09
Apr
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A Quick Summary View in MS Outlook

When you open MS Outlook at the beginning of your day do you find that you are constantly toggling back and forth between your Inbox, your Tasks, and your Calendar? Well, guess what? You do not have to do that any longer! There is a great feature ... called Outlook Today that you can use instead! Follow the steps below to get a quick summary of everything in MS Outlook: Click on the View Menu. Click the Go To submenu or Outlook Today. One little click and you have a summary of your entire day in front of you! It sure beats all that toggling back and forth doesn't it? When you become a member at ... (view more)

Tue
18
Dec
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Finally! Carol's Office 2007 Tips Available!

Attention all MS Office users -- Frustrated by MS Word? Excel just doesn't seem to add up? Feel powerless using PowerPoint and MS Outlook? Enough already! Learn MS Office: The Easy Way Our very own Carol Bratt has done it again -- and just in time ... for the holiday season! Whether you're an MS Office veteran or just beginning to learn the ropes, Carol's new Tips and Tricks eBook series on MS Office 2007 is just for you! If you've ever used the cumbersome help menu in any of the MS Office suites, then you know just how frustrating it can be when you can't find what you're searching for, or the ... (view more)

Fri
19
Oct
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'Swift Fox', and 'Outlook Desktop'

Swift Fox Swiftfox is an optimized build of Mozilla Firefox. Swiftfox has builds for both AMD and Intel processors. The trunk is the most cutting edge of all the builds and is where Firefox 3 is being developed. Branch builds are built from a code ... base that has been tested much more than the trunk and therefore should be considered to be more stable. If you want your security patches as soon as possible and require a browser built from a stable code base this build is perfect for you. http://getswiftfox.com/ Outlook Desktop This little program will place the Microsoft Outlook Calendaring ... (view more)

Wed
17
Oct
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Working with Notes in MS Outlook

Of all Outlook features, notes are by far the easiest to use. The following explains how to create notes. You can create notes in the Notes folder. To open this folder, click the Notes icon on the Outlook bar. After you have opened the folder, ... follow the steps below to create a note: Right-click in the Notes folder and choose New Note or simply double-click in the folder window. Either action opens a blank note window. Type your note directly in the window. Click the Close button in the upper right corner of the note window to close and save it. Outlook uses the first few dozen characters in ... (view more)

Wed
19
Sep
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Prevent MS Outlook from Entering the Country Field in MS Word

Using MS Word for your correspondence is usually so easy you don't even have to think about it. Some folks actually make it easier for themselves by using their Outlook Address Book. When you write letters in MS Word, Outlook automatically inserts ... the country that matches your computer's regional settings in the Country/Region field for that record. As a result, when you click the Insert Address button in the Envelopes and Labels dialog box and choose Outlook as your Address Book, Word automatically inserts the full address, including whatever country is in the Country/Region field. This has ... (view more)

Wed
20
Jun
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Archive Outlook E-Mail Without a .PST File

Microsoft Outlook has always archived your e-mail in a Personal Storage File (.PST). The .PST files stores Calendar items, e-mail, Journal entries, and Tasks on local Windows workstations. Users are responsible for proper archiving, such as ... specifying the archiving period, file locations, etc. The .PST files are notorious for corruption. There are many repair utilities that exist just for the purpose of repairing and recovering corrupted .PST files. There was another big drawback to the original .PST file: SIZE. Outlook 2002's .PST file was limited to 1.933 GB. Outlook 2003 increased the size ... (view more)

Thu
10
May
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Finding Dates in MS Outlook 2007

When you're in a meeting and you are trying to set up the next meeting, you need to find the dates fast. In Outlook 2007 that is no longer a problem! To find a date quickly, follow the steps below: Choose Go | Go To Date. Or press CTRL + G. The ... dialog box appears with a date highlighted. To go to another date, type the day you want as you normally would. There is another really cool way to change dates in Outlook 2007. You can type in something like "thirty days from now." Outlook understands English when it comes to dates. I'm not sure if you want to use that feature all the time, ... (view more)

Fri
30
Mar
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Managing your Personal Calendar: MS Outlook

Outlook's Calendar folder can keep track of any number of appointments and meetings, whether they are one-time-only meetings or recurring events that repeat on a regular basis. If you want to see more than one month in the Date Navigator, drag the ... border between the Navigation pane and the contents pane to the right. If the Taskpad is visible, drag its border to the left and/or down. Outlook will show as many months as will fit it he space you allot. Appointments have starting and ending times blocked out in your schedule. Events, such as trips, etc. last 24 hours or more. Meetings are ... (view more)

Tue
30
Jan
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'Privacy Shield For Outlook', and 'Perma Tabs'

Privacy Shield For Outlook Privacy Shield is an add-on that password protects access to Outlook's main interface. It also stretches the Privacy Dialog, can be activated on startup, has a memo pad, and can hide Outlook. ... http://e-gadgets.freehostia.com/addins.htm#shield Perma Tabs Perma Tabs is a Firefox add-on that turns tabs of your choice into permanent tabs ("permaTabs"). PermaTabs can't be closed accidentally (even when closing multiple tabs at once), and will stick around between sessions. Useful for keeping URLs you use often, always one tab away. Also, useful for picking up articles ... (view more)

Tue
16
Jan
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Business Contact Manager: MS Outlook

A reader recently inquired: " In MS Outlook, how can I get all of the items from a Contact's Activity Page to copy into MS Word? " With Outlook Business Contact manager, you can capture and track opportunities so follow up on business leads, etc. ... You can also efficiently re-use existing business data for other purposes. You can take advantage of existing customer information by importing it directly into Outlook with Business Contact Manager and eliminate the need to re-key the Information. You can export the data to another copy of Outlook with Business Contact Manager, or a comma ... (view more)

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