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Outlook 2013 Power Shortcuts

with Gini Courter

Video: Welcome

Get over 120 tips, tricks, and keyboard shortcuts to save time, increase productivity, and help you stay organized in Outlook 2013.
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  1. 40s
    1. Welcome
  2. 25m 23s
    1. Finding a contact in seconds
    2. Viewing Outlook in multiple windows
      1m 40s
    3. Taking a peek
      1m 27s
    4. Flagging messages for the to-do list
      2m 0s
    5. Reusing frequently used text with Quick Parts
      3m 57s
    6. Creating items with drag and drop
      4m 8s
    7. Adding people to Favorites
      1m 39s
    8. Color-coding important messages
      4m 14s
    9. Viewing the schedule for an entire group
      2m 10s
    10. Entering natural-language dates
      3m 17s
  3. 22m 17s
    1. Viewing your inbox your way
      4m 23s
    2. Using Conversation view
      3m 55s
    3. Managing your inbox
      1m 39s
    4. Working with folders and subfolders
      3m 25s
    5. Making use of favorites
      2m 17s
    6. Deleting old messages
      4m 58s
    7. Staying organized with shortcut keys
      1m 40s
  4. 41m 24s
    1. Speed-reading your email
    2. Changing the Mark as Read setting
      2m 25s
    3. Using Quick Steps
      5m 20s
    4. Assigning categories
      3m 38s
    5. Automating rules for incoming messages
      9m 43s
    6. Replying automatically with a specific message
      5m 37s
    7. Dealing with junk mail
      4m 22s
    8. Finding an email
      5m 27s
    9. Using search folders
      4m 5s
  5. 35m 52s
    1. Shortcut keys for sending emails
      2m 41s
    2. Using your address books
      3m 17s
    3. Setting your default address book
      2m 1s
    4. Using Bcc--or not
      7m 5s
    5. Quickly attaching files
      3m 4s
    6. Skipping attachments altogether
      3m 14s
    7. Setting up multiple signatures
      5m 31s
    8. Making great use of your Drafts folder
      4m 6s
    9. Adding hyperlinks to an email
      3m 20s
    10. Delaying an email in the Outbox
      1m 33s
  6. 20m 34s
    1. Sharing your calendar via email
      5m 9s
    2. Three ways to create eye-catching emails
      2m 13s
    3. Flagging a message for the recipient
      1m 33s
    4. Inserting a screenshot
      2m 12s
    5. Sending business cards and contacts via email
      2m 32s
    6. Sending a text message (SMS) from Outlook
      3m 39s
    7. Conducting a vote via email
      3m 16s
  7. 10m 13s
    1. Displaying the To Do bar
      1m 14s
    2. Seven ways to create a new task
      2m 22s
    3. Five ways to view your tasks
      2m 41s
    4. Changing task due dates and start dates
      1m 26s
    5. Customizing your Tasks folder
      1m 2s
    6. Setting task reminders
      1m 28s
  8. 33m 13s
    1. Five ways to reschedule appointments and meetings
      4m 19s
    2. Entering appointment details
      4m 20s
    3. Creating recurring appointments
      4m 13s
    4. Cloning appointments
      2m 38s
    5. Changing the time scale
      1m 42s
    6. Showing two time zones
      2m 2s
    7. Setting the time zone of an appointment
      2m 18s
    8. Reserving calendar time for tasks
      2m 42s
    9. Finding an appointment quickly
      3m 20s
    10. Using the Calendar with shortcut keys
      3m 6s
    11. Displaying a custom range with the Date Navigator
      2m 33s
  9. 32m 4s
    1. Connecting to your social media accounts
      2m 1s
    2. Linking your contacts
      2m 11s
    3. Adding a photo to a contact
      1m 39s
    4. Tracking birthdays and other details
      2m 41s
    5. Getting directions to a contact address
      1m 22s
    6. Sharing contacts
      3m 1s
    7. Making personal contacts private
      1m 36s
    8. Customizing a business card's appearance
      3m 9s
    9. View or add contact info
      1m 28s
    10. Two ways to create a contact group
      4m 17s
    11. Viewing contacts
      3m 22s
    12. Adding a column to a Contact view
      2m 17s
    13. Merging your contacts using Microsoft Word
      3m 0s
  10. 13m 4s
    1. Using Outlook Today
      2m 54s
    2. Setting an out-of-office message
      5m 18s
    3. Working offline
      2m 5s
    4. Customizing the Navigation pane
      1m 24s
    5. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      1m 23s
  11. 1m 4s
    1. Next steps
      1m 4s

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Outlook 2013 Power Shortcuts
Video Duration: 0s 3h 55m Intermediate


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Get tips, tricks, and keyboard shortcuts that will increase your efficiency with Outlook 2013. Gini Courter shares over 120 power shortcuts to save time, increase productivity, and help you stay organized—whether you're sending emails or managing your task list. Start with the top 10, and power up from there. Learn techniques for quickly organizing the inbox, managing incoming messages, and replying to emails, and a few other cool tricks, like sending texts from Outlook! This course will also help you manage your appointments, share calendars, work with contacts, and integrate your tasks with the rest of Outlook.

Topics include:
  • Finding a contact in seconds flat
  • Reusing text with Quick Parts
  • Color-coding emails
  • Making use of favorites
  • Speed-reading email
  • Dealing with junk mail
  • Sharing your calendar via email
  • Including screenshots
  • Changing task start and due dates
  • Cloning appointments
  • Linking contacts
  • Setting up an out-of-office message


Welcome to Microsoft Outlook 2013 Power Shortcuts. My name's Gini Courter, and I'm delighted to be your instructor for this course. I have over 120 different shortcuts, tips, and tricks that I want to show you that I use in my practice to make myself more efficient as an Outlook user. We'll look at the inbox in email, how to use the calendar in new and different ways. How to manage relationships with customers, vendors and colleagues, using Contacts.

And we'll also look at the overarching features, like Categories, that help us improve our Outlook practice. I have a lot of things to show you. Let's get started

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