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
Leading Productive Meetings (2011)with Dave Crenshaw1h 22m Appropriate for all
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Increasing Efficiency
4. Using Rules to Process Email
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