Two unusual ways to use the Drafts folder


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Two unusual ways to use the Drafts folder

Whenever you compose an email in Outlook and let it sit idle for a few minutes, Outlook saves the message as a draft. It ends up in the Draft folder. This is great in the event that your computer crashes or if you're not ready to finish the message. But there are two other tricks just waiting to be discovered that I am going to discuss here. First off, you can force Outlook to save the message as a draft at any time by clicking on the Save button or pressing Ctrl+S. With a message saved I can close the window by clicking X or pressing Escape and if I look at my Drafts folder, I will see it there.

The first unusual way to use the Drafts folder is when you need to send a similar message more than once to a number of recipients. Outlook and Word can be used to use a mail merge, but here we are going to do something real simple. After creating my message and saving it to Drafts, I am going to select it, hit Copy or Ctrl+C, and then since I want to send this to six people, I will hit Paste....

Two unusual ways to use the Drafts folder
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Two unusual ways to use the Drafts folder provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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Outlook
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