Customizing categories


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Customizing categories

In Outlook 2003, and earlier versions of Outlook, we had flags that you could check in order to assign your messages to a broad grouping. So, for example, we'd have a red flag, a blue flag, a green flag, a Seuss flag. Now you'll notice that the flags are all shades of the color red. That's because we're not going to use flags for grouping by color. We're going to use Categories. If we select, for example, this message and we say we'd like to categorize this, you can right-click and you can choose from one of six built-in categories.

The fact that they are the same colors that the flags used to be isn't a coincidence; it's a bridge to help you understand how these work. So I'm going to choose the green category. The first time you choose any of these categories, you are asked if you want to rename them, and if you say no now, there is another way to do it, but you won't see this dialog box again. I'm going to say that I want to use this green ca...

Customizing categories
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Customizing categories provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Outlook 2010: Effective Email Management

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Business
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