Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding a contact in seconds, part of Outlook 2013 Power Shortcuts.
You don't need to go to the Contacts folder to be able to find contacts. You can, there's a Search Contacts right here for the folder that you're in. Or, for all contact items, or all Outlook items. However, if you're just looking for people, people in your contacts list, people in your global address book, you can simply click Search People, and type the name of the person that you're looking for. And that's exactly who I want, worked perfectly. Look how quick that is. Now, if I have a number of different people, they'll all line up here and I have to choose the person who I want.
David in Manufacturing. But if there's only one, it becomes very, very easy. That's how quick it is to find somebody in Outlook.
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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