Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Marking messages, part of Outlook 2007: Effective Email Management.
Every Outlook user knows that the difference between messages that are bolded in…the Inbox and messages that are not is whether or not they have been read.…As a matter of fact, there are some folks who simply mark any message that they…need to take further action on as unread, as a strategy to help them track their open work.…I don't recommend it, but it's something that you can do.…You can right-click on a message and mark it as read, or right-click on a message…and mark it as unread, here in the Information viewer.…If I simply click on a message, nothing happens.…
In order to mark a message as unread, I actually have to open the message.…The assumption is that I read it, even if I don't.…When I go back, that message that I hit opened is marked as read.…This is not the case if I have the Reading Pane open, because with the Reading…Pane open, I don't ever need to open a message to actually read it.…So watch the difference.…If I click, for example, on this message from Greg about a catering party,…
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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