Getting driving directions to a contact's address


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Getting driving directions to a contact's address

Gone are the days of folding out an enormous map. If you have an active Internet connection on your computer, you can get directions and print them out for any contact that has an address in there, using Outlook and Bing Maps which is actually built right into Outlook. So I'm in the People hub right now and it's actually important to note that this is the only view that this will not work in. Remember, if you double-click on a contact from People view, it's going to open up that very pretty but simplified view of your contacts. So I'm going to go into Business Card view.

Now if I double-click on the same contact, here's where I get that robust editor. Next to the address, there's a button that says Map It. I'm going to click on that and it's going to pop up Bing Maps. From here I can click on Directions, put in any start address and now I've got my driving directions for that contact. The really neat thing about Bing Maps being built into Outlook is that i...

Getting driving directions to a contact's address
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Getting driving directions to a contact's address provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Jess Stratton as part of the Outlook 2013 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Outlook
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