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Outlook 2007 Essential Training
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Polling with Outlook


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Outlook 2007 Essential Training

with Sean Conrad

Video: Polling with Outlook

Outlook 2007 provides tools for you to conduct polls via e-mail. So you can create polls using voting buttons, send them out, get the results back and track those results. Let's create a poll. Just open a new e-mail message, and in the Options tab of the Ribbon, one of the options is Use Voting Buttons. If we press this, we're going to be given some options. Would you like to have Approve or Reject, Yes;No, Yes;No;Maybe, or something custom. Let's just go with a simple Yes;No in this case.
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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

Polling with Outlook

Outlook 2007 provides tools for you to conduct polls via e-mail. So you can create polls using voting buttons, send them out, get the results back and track those results. Let's create a poll. Just open a new e-mail message, and in the Options tab of the Ribbon, one of the options is Use Voting Buttons. If we press this, we're going to be given some options. Would you like to have Approve or Reject, Yes;No, Yes;No;Maybe, or something custom. Let's just go with a simple Yes;No in this case.

You'll need to choose who you're going to send it to. Going to send it to myself. And I'll send it for my alternate account here just so that I can get it to work properly. So let's put in some details about this. So I've put in a poll that says "Should we have an open bar at the Holiday party?" Think I know what the response will probably be, but let's send out this poll.

When I Send/Receive my e-mail next, that will be send out. What does it look like when you're asked to respond to a poll? Well I've got a message here I've been asked to respond to. Notice in the Reading pane it says "Click here to vote." "Please use the voting tools to indicate if you think Friday morning at 10 AM is the best time for the status meeting." I can click on these and then vote here. Or, I can double-click to open the message, and I see the same message and also at the top, "Vote by clicking Vote in the Respond group above." There is the Respond group. Here's the Voting tools. And I can choose Yes, No, or Maybe, Let's choose Yes.

Notice that when you choose Yes, it's going to send a response. Of course, that response will be sent via e-mail, and I can choose to just send it now, saying what my answer was, or I can edit the response before sending if I'd like. I'm just going to send the response. Notice it says "You responded Yes on Friday December", and the time. I'm going to close this message now. So, when you send out a poll and people reply to it, how do you recieve the results? Well, you get the results in e- mail messages, such as this one.

The sender responded "Approve." If you want to track the results for more than one people at time, you'll need to go to Sent Items and look for the poll you sent out. Here's one I sent out. Notice the different icon that indicates that this message has a poll attached to it. If you double-click to open the message that you sent out, You'll see a new group in the Ribbon called Show. We're showing the message now, but if you want see the results, choose Tracking, and here you'll see the results. I had one reply here, which was Approve, and zero Reject, and you can see all the details of who responded, how they responded, and when.

Also remember, you can Copy and Paste this information into an Excel Spreadsheet or something like that, if you'd like to create a different kind of report.

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