To see the full list of choices immediately, double-click the main menu item instead of
When a toolbar contains more icons than you can display at one time, a double arrow appears at the right as you've seen in Word's menus. Click the double arrow to display the rest of the choices.
If you'd rather see the full menus all the time, choose Tools, Customize, and then click the Options tab. Deselect Menus Show Recently Used Commands First to
In fact, to ensure that the screen shots in this book are as consistent as possible, this book assumes that you've done the following:
Turned off personalized menus
Turned on the Advanced toolbar
If you turn off personalized menus, most of what you see onscreen will agree with what you see in this book. Similarly, turning on the Advanced toolbar will make your screen agree with ours, as well as giving you quick access to many features described in this book. To display the Advanced toolbar, right-click any menu or toolbar and choose Advanced.
Using Shortcuts on the Outlook Bar
The Outlook Bar is located along the left edge of the Outlook window. By default, it contains shortcuts to frequently used folders. Information for each Outlook component (mail, contacts, calendar, and others) is kept in a separate folder. The shortcuts in the Outlook Bar are simply icons pointing to the various folders.
The Outlook Bar contains three groups of shortcutsOutlook Shortcuts, My Shortcuts, and Other Shortcutseach of which can be modified to meet your needs. You can create shortcuts to specific files, URLs, and other resources.
The default Outlook Shortcuts
Depending on your screen resolution and whether Outlook is maximized, you may not be able to see all the shortcut icons at once. If you see an arrow near the top or bottom of the Outlook Bar, you can click it to view the other icons.
To see the second set of shortcuts, click on the My Shortcuts bar near the bottom of the Outlook Bar. Outlook displays a different set of icons. By default, you should see the following:
The last set of shortcuts, Other Shortcuts, contains icons used to
You can customize and rearrange all three of these shortcut areas as well as add and delete folders and other items. To get started navigating Outlook, follow these steps: