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Outlook 2007 Essential Training

Creating Events


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Outlook 2007 Essential Training

with Sean Conrad

Video: Creating Events

The next type of item you might require in your Calendar is an all-day event, or simply an event. An event is something that, unlike an appointment or a meeting, dosen't block out that time as busy, whereas an appointment or a meeting like these ones in my calendar currently for this week will block that time out and I can't do anything else during that time. The flight to England here, that's an all-day event. So, even though I got that in my calendar for all day, there's other things I can still do with that time. So while I'm flying around here, I can organize my e-mail or begin a proposal. Now if I'd like to create a new event, for example, to attend a conference next week, I'll just click Next to go ahead to next week and now I'll create a new event.
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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      19s
    2. Starting Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
      1m 19s
  2. 5m 20s
    1. What is Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?
      58s
    2. Exploring the user interface
      1m 33s
    3. Learning about the Ribbon
      2m 11s
    4. Using the Office button and the Quick Access toolbar
      38s
  3. 18m 6s
    1. The Inbox
      58s
    2. Reading email
      2m 14s
    3. Flagging for follow-up
      2m 6s
    4. Categorizing messages
      2m 2s
    5. Previewing attachments
      3m 45s
    6. Organizing messages
      3m 4s
    7. Dragging messages to create other items
      1m 27s
    8. Finding messages
      1m 16s
    9. Deleting messages
      1m 14s
  4. 23m 14s
    1. Creating a message
      27s
    2. Addressing email
      3m 39s
    3. Formatting text
      2m 10s
    4. Attaching and inserting
      6m 38s
    5. Flagging
      1m 41s
    6. Proofing tools
      1m 43s
    7. Sending email
      37s
    8. Sending and receiving internet email
      1m 22s
    9. Replying and forwarding
      2m 15s
    10. Resending a message
      54s
    11. Recalling and replacing a message
      1m 48s
  5. 31m 55s
    1. Viewing the Calendar
      1m 59s
    2. The different types of Calendar items
      55s
    3. Creating Appointments
      1m 9s
    4. Setting Appointment details pt. 1
      4m 46s
    5. Setting Appointment details pt. 2
      38s
    6. Creating Meetings and inviting people
      3m 46s
    7. Responding to Meeting Requests
      4m 11s
    8. Creating Events
      2m 15s
    9. Creating Tasks
      3m 1s
    10. Adding Holidays
      58s
    11. Printing the Calendar
      1m 31s
    12. Sharing Calendars
      4m 16s
    13. Managing multiple Calendars
      2m 30s
  6. 22m 12s
    1. Viewing Contacts
      1m 6s
    2. Searching for Contacts
      1m 48s
    3. Creating a new Contact
      4m 0s
    4. Editing the details of a Contact
      5m 56s
    5. Configuring business cards for Contacts
      4m 23s
    6. Categorizing Contacts
      56s
    7. Creating Distribution Lists
      3m 9s
    8. Printing Contacts
      54s
  7. 9m 30s
    1. Viewing Tasks
      1m 26s
    2. Creating a new Task
      45s
    3. Setting Task details
      4m 4s
    4. Using Reminders
      2m 16s
    5. Completing and deleting Tasks
      59s
  8. 4m 11s
    1. Creating new Notes
      1m 36s
    2. Forwarding Notes
      48s
    3. Date/Time Stamps
      47s
    4. Categorizing Notes
      1m 0s
  9. 32m 22s
    1. Adding additional email accounts
      3m 13s
    2. Creating and using Signatures
      3m 36s
    3. Customizing the look of your email messages
      2m 19s
    4. Polling with Outlook
      2m 51s
    5. Tracking messages
      3m 16s
    6. Directing replies to another email address
      1m 14s
    7. Configuring the Junk E-mail Filter
      8m 31s
    8. Using Rules to stay organized
      4m 35s
    9. Reading RSS feeds
      2m 47s
  10. 9m 23s
    1. Cleaning up your mailbox
      1m 3s
    2. Configuring Outlook options
      4m 34s
    3. Backing up and restoring your Outlook information
      3m 46s
  11. 10s
    1. Goodbye
      10s

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Outlook 2007 Essential Training
2h 38m Beginner Jan 26, 2007

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Outlook 2007 is the latest full-featured emailing and contact management software from the Microsoft Office suite. Instructor Sean Conrad explains each of Outlook 2007's components and new features in detail, from the basics of the main interface to the more advanced elements of the application. Sean covers the Office button and the Quick Access toolbar as well as the ins and outs of reading and writing email. He delves into using the advanced filtering features to prioritize incoming mail and avoid unwanted spam or files. Sean also explains how to integrate Outlook's Calendar and Notes features for increased productivity.

Subjects:
Business Email
Software:
Outlook
Author:
Sean Conrad

Creating Events

The next type of item you might require in your Calendar is an all-day event, or simply an event. An event is something that, unlike an appointment or a meeting, dosen't block out that time as busy, whereas an appointment or a meeting like these ones in my calendar currently for this week will block that time out and I can't do anything else during that time. The flight to England here, that's an all-day event. So, even though I got that in my calendar for all day, there's other things I can still do with that time. So while I'm flying around here, I can organize my e-mail or begin a proposal. Now if I'd like to create a new event, for example, to attend a conference next week, I'll just click Next to go ahead to next week and now I'll create a new event.

Now there's a couple of ways I can do this. One is, I can just add an appointment with... the Email Security Conference, and when I double-click that to open it up, I can choose this check box to make it an all-day event, and then I can make some other changes here. I'm just going to cancel this though and show you the other way you can do it. Let's get rid of that. If you put your mouse up here, you'll see a button pop up that says "Click to add event." So I'm just going to click that, and put in a new all-day event for the Email Security Conference.

If I double-click and open this up, I have some other options I can set. Now, maybe this is a three-day conference, so it's going be from Wednesday to Friday, all-day event. Now one of the big things that happens with an event as I mentioned, is it doesn't mark the time as Busy, so you can see up here, the time is marked as Free. If you want to mark it as Tentative or Busy, you can do so. You need any additional information, put it in here, maybe I want to put in directions or other information I might need, the exact address of the Congress Center.

And of course you can set some more of the options as you can with other items in your Calendar. Let's Save this. So here we've got the Email Security Conference. That's an all day event that goes over three entire days. That doesn't stop me from having other items in the Calendar over these days, because that time is still set as free.

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