Using Rules to stay organized


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Using Rules to stay organized

Another great tool Outlook gives you to help stay organized are Rules. You can use Rules to do things like when messages come in from your boss, automatically set them as high importance. Or automatically flag them for follow- up, or how about take messages with a certain word, like saying meeting in the subject line, and put them in the folder called Meetings. Let's go to the Tools menu to get at the Rules. Choose Rules and Alerts. Here you'll see any Rules you already have, and there's one in here by default. It says "Clear categories on mail". So when you receive mail, if it's had a color category set on it, it'll automatically clear that so that you can set your own.

Let's create a New Rule. And we have two ways we can do this. We can choose one from a template, so we can say, move messages from someone to a folder, or move messages with specific words in the subject to a folder, or you can start from a blank Rule that will either check messages when they...

Using Rules to stay organized
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Using Rules to stay organized provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Sean Conrad as part of the Outlook 2007 Essential Training

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Business
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