What Can Outlook Do for Me?

Information: You can't live with it; you can't live without it. So the only rational course is to try to manage it. Outlook's central mission is to help you get a handle on a good chunk of the onslaught of information that confronts you each day. Outlook is designed to be the centerpiece of your computerized workplace. Outlook combines email, scheduling, and management of contacts, tasks , and notes. Outlook can also keep track of your use of other Office applications. Each day, Outlook Today greets you with a summary of what's on tap.

Outlook can help simplify and organize certain aspects of your life, assuming that you are willing to invest a little time to take advantage of the tools provided. Among other things, Outlook can

  • Automatically organize your incoming and outgoing email and faxes, including routing unwanted junk mail directly into the electronic trash bin.

  • Keep track of and schedule events and appointments ”online and otherwise , one-time and recurring.

  • Keep track of your work with Office applications.

  • Help you coordinate work with other Outlook users by providing a common medium for engaging in a productive electronic dialogue; this includes sharing data over LANs, WANs, and the Internet.

  • Be your electronic social secretary, keeping track of Girl Scout meetings, shopping lists, family reunion details, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, and mail to and from Grandma.

  • Manage multiple email accounts in a single Personal Folders file, saving you the work of coordinating information from diverse sources.

  • Handle business and personal data, simultaneously , while giving you the tools to keep business and private matters organized and separate.

Sams Teach Yourself Office Productivity All in One
Sams Teach Yourself Office Productivity All in One (Sams Teach Yourself All in One)
ISBN: 0672325349
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 474
Authors: Greg Perry

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