Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Assigning categories, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…Categories give you a visual way to view your email, so you can assign categories.…One or more, to any message you wish.…For example, everything that comes in that has to do with the work I'm doing for…Mark, I can assign to the Finance Department.…Notice that by selecting a group, all of these turn green.…If I open an individual message,…it will actually have a green banner across the top.…That might be very helpful for me as I'm working with email.…And it could be that some of these actually also have to do with planning.…This one certainly does, it's about audits.…So I can assign a second category, in this case, planning.…Notice that when I do this for this individual message,…the first category is on the right and the newer one is on the left.…If I want to remove a category, I can either clear them all.…
Or if I had multiple categories selected, I can remove…one of them by deselecting it here on a right click.…I created the Finance Department, Planning, and…Training Project categories, the others already existed.…
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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