Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a rule from a message, part of Outlook 2007: Effective Email Management.
Outlook 2007 rules are used to automate processes that you do often enough that…it's worth teaching Outlook how to do them for you.…Earlier we created two folders off of our Inbox;…one is called OilFest 2010 and the other called Accounting Items.…We actually dragged items and dropped them into those folders.…We could actually have that move done by Outlook for us.…So I am going to move all these messages back to the Inbox from both of these…folders, so that we can see how to let Microsoft Outlook know how we'd like it…move different messages for us.…
Let's take a look first at this message that we received from Greg.…Greg works in the Accounting department, so it makes sense that most of the…items that we would get form Greg belong in the Accounting Items folder.…So let's see how to quickly create a simple rule that says, if it's from Greg,…drop it into that Accounting Items folder.…I am going to right-click any message from Greg and choose Create Rule.…And the Create Rule dialog box opens, and I say when I get mail from Greg, I want…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Flagging messages
- Understanding flags and the To Do list
- Sorting and filtering email
- Creating a search folder
- Creating email rules
- Using the Out of Office Assistant
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Increasing Efficiency
4. Using Rules to Process Email
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