Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Outlook Today, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…One of Microsoft's goals with Outlook is to create a single point of…contact where you and…I can see everything we need to see to get through the work day, or the work week.…And one way that we do that is with the to-do bar over here on the right.…But before the to-do bar, there was something called Outlook Today, and…people didn't use it.…And yet, it's a really great feature, and it's still here.…To get to Outlook Today, click on your mailbox name.…Which might be your email, or in some organizations it says mailbox,…followed by your name in brackets or parentheses.…
And when you do, you'll see a webpage that is Outlook Today.…This shows you the calendar, your tasks,…and the number of unread messages in folders that you select.…If you want to customize Outlook Today, click the link.…By default, in a couple of earlier versions,…you could go to Outlook Today each time you started Outlook.…And that meant that you started on that single point of contact page.…I can say show me these folders and so if I want to see other items that are in…
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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