Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using conditional formatting to highlight important messages, part of Outlook 2013: Efficient Email Management.
Another way that I can make my messages…stand out is to use conditional formatting.…In prior versions, I could organize by color.…That was one of my choices.…That's now conditional formatting,…and we're going to find that in the advanced…view settings, so we'll choose view,…and then we will choose view settings,…and the choice is conditional formatting.…Now, this is part of the view,…so if I want to change a particular view…other than compact, I would do this…in the other view, but I'm in this compact…view, and I want to apply conditional formatting.…
There's a lot of conditional formatting…that's already built-in.…For example, when a message is unread,…then you'll recall that it's actually blue,…and it's bold, so this is what it looks like.…Right here.…This custom segoe.…If I have a piece of email that's overdue,…I flagged it, and it's past due, it turns red, and so on.…I want to add another piece of conditional…formatting, and what I want to do, I want to…conditionally format email that comes from…my administrative assistant, so I'm going to click add,…
AuthorGini von Courter
Find the Outlook 2010 version of this course here.
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Ignoring a conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Arranging email by date or by sender
- Creating inbox folders
- Customizing and using categories
- Creating a search folder
- Creating Quick Steps and email rules
Skill Level Beginner
Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith Gini von Courter3h 55m Intermediate
1. Reviewing Email
2. Putting Views to Work
3. Getting Organized with Folders, Search, and Categories
4. Automating Actions with Rules and Quick Steps
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