Conducting a vote via email


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Conducting a vote via email

Have you ever needed to take a vote using email? Yeah, it's a little rough. You've asked a group what to do about lunch and you get 30 emails back, all seemingly random replies. And even if you narrow down the list, you still have to tabulate the results yourself, but it doesn't have to be that way. Outlook allows you to send an email that includes voting buttons, such as Yes or No or Small, Medium, Large. When your recipients respond using the voting buttons, results are sent back to you and tabulated on the original message in your Sent Items folder.

Here's how you do it. We'll begin by creating an email and addressing it to the recipients that we want to vote on our question. We'll give it a subject line and a message body. To enable voting buttons click on the Options tab and pull down the Use Voting Buttons menu. Notice that Outlook comes preconfigured with three options.

Approve.Reject, Yes.No, Yes.No.Maybe, but you can create your own if you click Custom. In the d...

Conducting a vote via email
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Conducting a vote via email provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts

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