Introduction to Microsoft Outlook 2013


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This Microsoft Outlook training class introduces the 2013 interface and gets students up and running quickly working with messages, calendars, and contacts.

  1. The Outlook Interface
    1. Overview of the Outlook Interface Including New Features
      1. Preview Messages in Message List
      2. All/Unread Feature
      3. Quickly Switch between Elements
    2. The Ribbon
    3. Tabs, Groups, and Commands on the Ribbon
    4. The Backstage View (File Menu)
  2. Performing Popular Tasks in Outlook
    1. Set up an Email Account
    2. Open Email Messages
    3. Reply to and Forward Email Messages Including New Features
    4. Preview and Save an Attachment
      1. Messages in Alternate Formats
    5. Print a Message
    6. Delete a Message
    7. Customize the Navigation Pane
  3. Working with Messages
    1. Compose a Message
      1. Quick Parts
      2. Request Read Receipt
      3. Redirect Replies
      4. Delegate Access
    2. Add an Attachment
      1. Attachment Reminder
    3. Check Spelling and Grammar
    4. Use Microsoft Word to Edit Messages
    5. Insert a Hyperlink or Image in a Message
    6. Send a Message
  4. Working with the Calendar
    1. Change Your Calendar View
      1. Add Time Zones
    2. Work with Your Calendar
      1. Set Item Importance
      2. Forward Items
      3. Configure Reminders
    3. Your Local Weather Forecast (new feature)
    4. Set Up Workday Times
    5. Print Your Schedule
    6. Delete Your Calendar
    7. Schedule a Meeting
      1. Share Meeting Motes
      2. Set Up as Recurring
      3. Create from Messages
      4. Categorizing
      5. Scheduling Assistant
      6. Changing Availability
      7. Scheduling Resources
      8. Room Finder
    8. Make Updates to Meetings
      1. Searching Calendar
      2. Cancel a Meeting
      3. Reply to a Meeting Invitation
      4. Schedule an Appointment
      5. Overlaying Calendars
      6. Make Updates to an Appointment
      7. Create Calendar Groups
  5. Organizing Contacts
    1. Add, Delete, and Import Contacts
      1. People Card (new feature)
      2. Add an Image
      3. Add a Tag
    2. Print a Contact
    3. Update a Contact
    4. Share Contacts
    5. Locate a Contact
    6. Sort Contacts
    7. Working with Contact Groups
      1. Adding Contacts to Existing Groups
      2. Adding Notes to a Group
      3. Updating Contacts within Groups
      4. Deleting Groups and Deleting Group Members
      5. Managing Multiple Address Books
    8. Perform a Mail Merge

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