Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding flags and the To Do list, part of Outlook 2010: Effective Email Management.
If you used Office 2003, or an earlier version of Office, you might be used…to flags in Outlook that are basically color flags that allow you to…categorize something.…As we saw in the last video, that's not the use of flags in Outlook 2010.…In Outlook 2010, flags are used not for filtering and sorting based on a group;…flags are used to pin a time to the Calendar to say that you are going to do…something on a particular day or in a particular range of days.…So if I simply click and attach a flag to something, three things happen all at the same time.…
One is that if we open this item, you will see that it's flagged for follow-up…here in the banner at the top.…The second thing is this item is added to my To Do List.…We can see the To Do List down here at the bottom of the To Do bar, and here is…the missing check, the flagged message from Greg.…If I go to my Tasks list, I'll also see that that missing check item is…here, waiting for action.…Let's return back to mail and take a look at how we actually flag this item.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Understanding flags and the To Do list
- Sorting and filtering email
- Creating a search folder
- Creating QuickSteps and email rules
- Using automatic replies
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Getting More Efficient
4. Using Rules and Quick Steps to Process Mail
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