Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing categories, part of Outlook 2007: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks.
Now that you know how to apply categories to items or remove the categorization,…let's take a look at how we can customize the categories.…Customization is pretty easy to get to.…If we're in the Calendar, you won't see it.…It's not obviously here.…You can find it, but it's a long way around.…The easiest thing to do is to go to your mailbox and choose Categorize here.…So, if I choose Mail, the Categorize button appears on the Standard toolbar, or…if I open any item of any kind even just create a new Appointment for example,…here on the default Ribbon, I've got Categorize.…
The very first time I use categorization, I'll be asked to customize my categories.…We're looking at one of our colleague's inboxes, Greg Hurion and the reason that…we're looking at Greg's is because Greg hasn't used Categories yet.…So, this is what the default settings look like.…This is how it will look if you haven't used Categories previously in Outlook.…So, for example I want to assign the Green Category to this appointment and…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Creating an appointment, event, or meeting
- Inviting others
- Creating recurring meetings
- Flagging emails
- Creating tasks from email or from scratch
- Applying categories to tasks and to-do items
- Completing a task and sending an update
- Setting Calendar and Task List options
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating Appointments and Meetings
2. Getting Organized with Flags and Categories
3. Managing Tasks and To-Do List Items
4. Options for Task Lists
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