Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding people to Favorites, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…Just as there's a peek that shows part of the calendar or shows tasks,…there's a peek connected to contacts, and it's the favorites list for people.…It gives me a search box, like I see up at the top in my ribbon, but…it also gives me the ability to add people here to put them just one click away.…For example, Mark and I work together a lot right now.…I'm going to right-click on Mark here in the preview of an email message,…and choose Add to Favorites, and Mark is now in my favorites.…
So if I point to People, I get a peek, and there he is right here.…From here I could email him, I could open his contact card to do all of…the things that I can do to get to him very quickly.…If I switched to contacts though,…one of the cool things is that my favorites are listed right here.…So if I have my direct reports here, or the members or…the project team, I can easily see their availability right here…in my list as soon as I switch over to contacts or I can view them in the peek.…
When I don't want someone on my list anymore, perhaps the project has ended and…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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