Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Skipping attachments altogether, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…There are times when the best thing you can do is not send an attachment, but…to skip attachments altogether.…For example, if you're at a meeting and…somebody asks you for some information that was in a Powerpoint presentation,…you don't necessarily want to send them the entire presentation.…If they're focused on one slide, send them the information from that one slide.…If they're asking about information that's in Excel, just send them the information.…They don't need to have the overhead of Excel.…There are a number of reasons to do this.…The first is, that if somebody wants information and…you send them something that requires them to be proficient at using Excel,…Powerpoint or another application, it, it may be that that makes that information…less accessible to them, or that you end up being their technical support person.…
The second reason is, anything you paste into an email probably takes less…space than that same information sent as a separate file.…So, you'll end up having files that send more quickly if…
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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