Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating items with drag and drop, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…One of my fastest and best shortcuts that I…use every single day is creating new items from existing items using Drag and Drop.…Let me show you one example, and then we'll talk about how this…works with all of the apps that are built into Outlook.…I have a new email from Colleen.…I don't have her in my contacts yet and I'd like to be able to put her there.…So I'm going to drag and drop onto People and notice that I get not just a new…contact like I would get if I right-clicked and chose New Contact, but…it embeds all of the text that I have, so if I wanted to keep Training Coordinator,…for example, At Triad Consulting, I can just use further drag and…drop to be able to set this up, and the more information I have the better, but…I'd like to be able to keep track of all of this information about Colleen,…I'm going to save and close and now I have a new contact.…
If I wanted to schedule some time to be able to call her back about this and…I wanted to make sure I keep that email text in front of me, I'm going to drag 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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