In this video, author Megan Hoffman demonstrates how to categorize items, set flags, set sensitivity level, set importance, mark items as read or unread, and view message properties. Master these MOS objectives as a part of your prep for the MOS Outlook 2010 exam.
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- [Instructor] In this video, you'll learn…to manipulate item tags.…For the MOS exam, you'll want to know…how to categorize items, set flags,…set sensitivity level, set importance,…mark items as read or unread, and view message properties.…You can see that I've marked the first five…with the MOS icon because these are…the most likely to be on the Microsoft exam.…So the first type of item tag…that we'll look at is categories.…Color categories allow you to tag…and locate items by color category.…
You can create a category such as top customer,…and assign to any related mail, calendar,…contacts, tasks, any of these Outlook items.…There are six preconfigured categories,…and you can create your own,…and assign from up to 25 different colors.…I'm in the mail module, and if I click on categorize,…we'll see those default color categories.…You can stick with generic, like blue, red, and green,…or you can customize these categories…using the all categories view, and renaming them.…
For example, I have the blue category selected.…
The course first explores the MOS certification program and highlights its cost, format, and objectives. Megan then explains how to manage the Outlook environment by customizing the interface, printing and saving information, and searching in Outlook. Next, learn how to manage email messages (including creating, formatting, and organizing messages), create contacts, and manage calendars (including appointments, meetings, and events). Finally, find out how to work with notes, tasks, and journal entries.
Challenge exercises are included along the way, and the course concludes with a full-length practice exam.
- Preparing for the exam
- Managing the Outlook environment
- Printing and saving information
- Creating and formatting email messages
- Creating Quick Steps
- Cleaning up the inbox
- Managing rules
- Creating contacts and groups
- Creating appointments, events, and meetings
- Managing tasks and notes
- Taking a full-length practice exam
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Microsoft Office Specialist Exam Overview
2. Manage the Outlook Environment
3. Create and Format Item Content
4. Manage Email Messages
5. Manage Contacts
✓ Solution: Manage contacts3m 18s
6. Manage Calendar Objects
Manipulate the Calendar pane8m 45s
7. Work with Tasks, Notes, and Journal Entries
8. Practice Exam
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