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About identities and accounts

About identities and accounts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Cho… Show More

Entourage 2008 for Mac Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: About identities and accounts

About identities and accounts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Entourage 2008 for Mac Essential Training
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  1. 1m 4s
    1. Welcome
      1m 4s
  2. 14m 51s
    1. The toolbar
      5m 21s
    2. The Favorites bar
      2m 13s
    3. The main window and the Quick Filter
      3m 58s
    4. Components overview
      3m 19s
  3. 24m 20s
    1. About identities and accounts
      2m 30s
    2. Creating a new account
      11m 13s
    3. Configuring POP and IMAP settings
      5m 32s
    4. Importing data from other mail applications
      3m 19s
    5. Making Entourage your default email application
      1m 46s
  4. 27m 51s
    1. Importing contacts from the Address Book
      3m 26s
    2. Adding contacts
      6m 46s
    3. Display and search options
      6m 52s
    4. Creating groups
      3m 1s
    5. Working with vCards
      3m 21s
    6. Exporting contacts
      4m 25s
  5. 24m 1s
    1. Viewing the Calendar
      6m 26s
    2. Adding events
      10m 58s
    3. Sending and receiving invitations
      6m 37s
  6. 33m 41s
    1. Working with notes
      5m 58s
    2. Creating tasks
      5m 9s
    3. Flagging an item as a to-do
      6m 19s
    4. Linking items
      5m 2s
    5. Using My Day
      11m 13s
  7. 28m 53s
    1. Creating a new message
      7m 17s
    2. Formatting text
      3m 32s
    3. Adding a signature
      4m 33s
    4. Adding attachments
      5m 18s
    5. Replying to email
      2m 43s
    6. Forwarding and redirecting email
      3m 0s
    7. Sending email
      2m 30s
  8. 25m 10s
    1. Checking for new mail
      3m 9s
    2. Receiving and saving attachments
      4m 42s
    3. Managing junk mail
      7m 57s
    4. Creating message folders
      5m 0s
    5. Creating message rules
      4m 22s
  9. 16m 30s
    1. Creating a new project
      4m 55s
    2. Adding items to the project
      8m 59s
    3. Backing up the project
      2m 36s
  10. 23s
    1. Goodbye

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About identities and accounts
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About identities and accounts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Entourage 2008 for Mac Essential Training

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From setting up Entourage as the default mail application to managing projects across the other Office applications, Entourage 2008 Essential Training teaches users how to fully take advantage of this software. Instructor Garrick Chow begins by covering how to create and configure accounts and import Address Book information, and then moves on to explore working with the Calendar to adding and updating events, sending and receiving invitations, flagging to-do items, creating project plans, and more.

Topics include:
  • Creating and configuring new accounts
  • Making Entourage the default email application
  • Importing contacts from other applications
  • Syncing with Apple Address Book and iCal
  • Managing events
  • Flagging items as to-dos
  • Writing and sending email
  • Receiving and saving attachments
  • Creating a new project in the Project Center

About identities and accounts

In this brief chapter we'll take a look at how to set up and personalize Entourage with your information. But before we do so, I just want to take a minute here to define some important terms. Namely the terms identity and account as they relate to Microsoft Office. When you first installed Office 2008, at the end of the installation you are required to enter your identity information. And this consisted of entering your name and e-mail address, mailing address and so on. Your identity runs across all the Office applications, and it's mainly set up so that Office knows who's using the application and so we can do helpful things like automatically fill out your name and other information inside documents.

You can also set up additional identities if you use Office for separate purposes. For example, if you would like to store your work-related e-mails, your address book and accounts separately from your personal stuff, you could create additional identities for that. Now identities also be used by separate people who share the same Mac, but this really isn't a great idea these days with Mac OS X. It is much better to create a separate user account on your Mac for everyone who use that computer, rather than have everyone logged into the same account and having to switch between identities in Office. Now if you do want to create multiple identities in Entourage for yourself, you do so by choosing Entourage, Switch Identity.

It will say, Are you sure? We can say, Switch. And from here you can see all the identities you might have created this point and you should always have at least the main identity here. From here you can click New and create a new identity here and I'll call this Personal. And the Entourage Setup Assistant will open up, and it will walk you through the process of setting up your new identity which mostly involves setting up your e-mail accounts, but we'll talk about that in the next movie. I'm just going to cancel out of here, and just say No for the moment. Let me switch back to my main identity here.

I'm just going to delete that Personal one I created. Now if you do have multiple identities created, you can check Show this when opening Entourage and that way you can choose which identity you want to work in. So if you have created a work identity and personal identity, you can choose between them when you first open Entourage. So that's what identity means in Office. Your identity identifies you across all the Office applications. Now don't confuse identity with account. In Microsoft Office, the word account refers to mostly your e-mail accounts.

You can have multiple e-mail accounts within an single identity. For example, if you have a work e-mail address, a Gmail address or maybe Hotmail address, you can manage all of them within a single identity in Entourage. and in the very next movie we're going to talk about setting up these e-mail accounts in Entourage.

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