Synopses & Reviews
Do you have more email accounts and messages than you can possibly manage? Do you often forget important details? How many times have you misplaced an important email address? Guess what? You can solve all these problems with Microsoft Outlook 2003, a component of Microsoft Office, and Outlook 2003 For Dummies
will show you how!
Over 100 million people use Outlook, but many only utilize a few features. Outlook is extremely versatile and can perform a wide range of functions like:
- E-mail organization
- Calendars and to-do lists
- Personal directories
With Outlook 2003 For Dummies, regarded as the #1 bestselling book on the subject, you will be able to get the most out of Outlook and finally organize your busy life. Whether you’re in your home or office, Outlook can make your day go smoothly and more efficiently. This comprehensive guide explores:
- How to manage, organize, and get on top of your e-mails
- How to create your own virtual little black book
- Calendar features and how to manage and assign tasks
- Recording your activities with Outlook Notes and journal entries
- Outlook Express and how to get news e-mails from newsgroups
- Security features to keep your life private and safe
- Customizing Outlook with accessories
- Advanced functions and useful tips and shortcuts
Written by Bill Dryszel, the award-winning author of Microsoft Outlook 2000 for Dummies, Treo Visor For Dummies, and Palm For Dummies, this book offers expert advice in a down-to-earth kind of manner. Outlook 2003 For Dummies offers a quick and easy way to get the hang of this useful program and start managing your daily tasks with efficiency.
Find out how Outlooks features can simplify your life
Manage your e-mail, keep your contacts in line, and organize your schedule
Inside your computer you have a mail carrier, a personal secretary, a news reporter, and a few other helpful entities you may never have met. Follow these fun and simple directions and put them all to work!
Youll communicate better, manage your contacts, keep track of your appointments, organize your life, and generally improve your Outlook.
The Dummies Way
- Explanations in plain English
- "Get in, get out" information
- Icons and other navigational aids
- Tear-out cheat sheet
- Top ten lists
- A dash of humor and fun
x Covers everything the reader needs to know to organize e-mail, schedules, and other necessary information as conveniently and quickly as possible.
x Includes information on sending and saving e-mail messages; managing e-mail with folder and filtering options; storing and viewing contacts and distribution lists; scheduling appointments; creating to-do lists with Outlook's built-in task feature; using electronic sticky notes; journaling day-to-day activities; and much more.
x Outlook is the email client of choice for Office users, especially in business settings.
x Microsoft Office has over 120 million users worldwide and currently holds 900f the market share for productivity suites.
While over 100 million people use Outlook, most of them only use about two per cent of its power. This book, fully updated for the current release of Microsoft Office, teaches readers how to take advantage of often overlooked tips, tricks and capabilities.
About the Author
Bill Dyszel is a nationally known expert on personal information management and sales automation technology. Hes the author of more than a dozen technology books.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting the Competitive Edge with Outlook.
Chapter 1: Fundamental Features: How Did You Ever Do without Outlook?
Chapter 2: Inside Outlook: Mixing, Matching, and Managing Information.
Chapter 3: On the Fast Track: Drag 'til You Drop.
Part II: Taming the E-Mail Beast.
Chapter 4: The Essential Secrets of E-Mail.
Chapter 5: E-Mail Tools You Can't Do Without.
Chapter 6: Conquering Your Mountain of Messages.
Part III: Managing Contacts, Dates, Tasks, and More.
Chapter 7: Your Little Black Book: Creating Contact Lists.
Chapter 8: The Calendar: How to Unleash Its Power.
Chapter 9: Task Mastery: Discovering All the Bells and Whistles.
Chapter 10: For the Record: Outlook Notes and Journal Entries.
Part IV: Beyond the Basics: Tips and Tricks You Won't Want to Miss.
Chapter 11: Outlook Express: Getting the Scoop on Newsgroups.
>Chapter 12: What You Need to Know to Use Outlook at Home.
Chapter 13: Making Outlook Your Own: Personalizing Forms.
Part V: Outlook at the Office.
Chapter 14: Big-Time Collaboration with Outlook.
Chapter 15: Keeping Secrets Safe with Outlook Security.
Chapter 16: See It Your Way: Organizing and Customizing Outlook.
Chapter 17: Work from Anywhere with Outlook Web Access.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Top Ten Accessories for Outlook.
Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Things You Can't Do with Outlook.
Chapter 20: Ten Things You Can Do After You're Comfy.
Chapter 21: Ten Shortcuts Worth Taking.