Do you sometimes find it a challenge to keep up with all the information related to your job, family, and class work? Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 can help. Outlook combines all the features of a personal information manager with e-mail capabilities in a program that you can use with other programs within Microsoft Office. One of the most common uses of the personal computer is for e-mail. Outlook's e-mail capabilities make it easy to communicate with coworkers, business contacts, friends, and family members. As a personal information manager, Outlook enables you to electronically store information about people with whom you communicate, such as their names, addresses, and phone numbers. You can also use Outlook to manage your time. You can record appointments and meetings in a daily schedule, and receive reminders for ones you do not want to forget. You can keep track of tasks you want to complete in a personal to do list. In this chapter, you will become familiar with Outlook's capabilities as a personal information manager and an e-mail program.
Project 1A Exploring Outlook 2003