Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Making great use of your Drafts folder, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…If you're creating a new message or working on a reply and…you walk away from it or just spend some time not working on it,…Outlook will automatically save a copy of it in the Drafts folder.…So if you go back to the Drafts folder, you can see that we have this item.…And I double-click and it actually takes me right back so I can work on it again.…Sometimes, the reason I walk away from something I'm working on is that I'm…not sure what I want to say or I need some more information.…So, sending something to the Drafts folder is sometimes a great technique,…particularly if you believe that what you're writing could either use…some reflection or possibly some revision.…If I want to force something to go to my Drafts folder, it's easy for me to do.…All I need to do is save it.…When I'm struggling a little bit with what more I want to say here, I've said…the data is data, but perhaps examining it would give you a starting point.…I will send it to you or…we could have a conference call if you'd just prefer an overview.…
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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