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How to Add Contacts in Outlook 2013

When it’s not what you know but who you know, you need a good tool for keeping track of who’s who. Outlook 2013 is a great tool for managing your names and addresses, and it’s just as easy to use as your [more…]

How to Save an E-Mail Message as a File in Outlook 2013

You may create or receive an e-mail message in Outlook 2013 that’s so wonderful (or terrible) that you just have to save it. You may need to print the message and show it to someone else, save it to disk [more…]

The Quick and Easy Way to Enter Appointments in Outlook 2013

For some appointments you need a quick-and-dirty method of entering them in Outlook 2013. Some appointments don’t need much explanation. If you’re having lunch with Mom on Friday, there’s no reason to [more…]

How to Create Multiple Calendars in Outlook 2013

In Outlook 2013, you can create multiple calendars. Why would you need more than one calendar? You might need one for work and one to keep track of your family's sporting events, medical appointments, [more…]

How to Send a File in Outlook 2013

With Outlook 2013, you can do more than read and send e-mails, like send files. Some people swear that they do nothing but exchange e-mail all day. If you’re lucky, you probably do lots of things other [more…]

Outlook 2013 Keyboard Shortcuts and Hotkeys

Outlook 2013 offers keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys so you can manage e-mail, appointments, calendars, and contacts. The shortcuts in Outlook 2013 help you make appointments, distribution lists, and e-mails [more…]

Outlook 2013 Mail Home Tab

The Mail Home tab on the Outlook 2013 Ribbon has the e-mail tools for daily e-mail message tasks. The Mail Home tab also files e-mail messages for reference and helps you later find those e-mails. The [more…]

Outlook 2013 Calendar Home Tab

The Calendar Home tab on the Outlook 2013 Ribbon lets you choose how you prefer to view your appointments. You can choose among views for a Day, a Week, a Work Week, or a Month. You can also choose a Schedule [more…]

Outlook 2013 Contacts Home Tab

Outlook 2013 Contacts saves your names and e-mail addresses. From the Ribbon's Contacts Home tab, you can to create new contacts, change the way you see contacts, or create mail merge documents. The following [more…]

Outlook 2013 Task Home Tab

You can schedule and track personal projects and professional projects in Outlook 2013. Buttons and icons on the Tasks Home tab on the Outlook 2013 Ribbon are the tools that help manage your workload. [more…]

Outlook 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The Outlook 2013 Ribbon has tabs for e-mail, calendars, contacts, and tasks. The tabs let you quickly open new e-mail messages, make or change appointments, search for contacts, and create and mark off [more…]

Microsoft Office 2013 Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft Office 2013 provides hundreds of commands, but you'll likely only use a handful of those commands on a regular basis. To save time, use these Office 2013 keyboard shortcuts. With little effort [more…]

Microsoft Office 2013 Mouse Button Functions

You can control Microsoft Office 2013 with your mouse or your keyboard. The mouse actions in this table work whether you're using Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, or Outlook. [more…]

Microsoft Office 2013 Ribbon Tabs

Microsoft Office 2013 displays commands in a series of icons stored on different tabs. This combination of icons and tabs is known as the Ribbon interface, which appears in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook [more…]

How to Create Quick Parts in Outlook 2013 to Save Keystrokes

You can reduce your effort by saving frequently used text as a Quick Part in Outlook 2013. When you find yourself typing the same text into your e-mail messages over and over, Quick Parts come in handy [more…]

10 Outlook 2013 Shortcuts Worth Taking

Even though computers and software programs like Outlook 2013 are supposed to save you time, some days this just doesn't seem to be the case. Juggling buttons, keys, and Ribbons can seem to take all day [more…]

Ten Things You Can Do after You're Comfortable with Outlook 2013

You can do some formidable tasks with Outlook 2013. Time will tell (and pretty quickly at that) how much more you'll be able to do with future versions of Outlook, Internet Explorer, and all the other [more…]

How to Send a File via Outlook 2013

You might create documents in Microsoft Word or build elaborate spreadsheets with Excel. When you want to send a file by e-mail, Outlook 2013 gets involved, although sometimes it works in the background [more…]

How to Add a New Appointment to Your Outlook 2013 Calendar

When you receive a plain e-mail announcement in Outlook 2013 about an event and you want to plug its details into your calendar, you can do that in Outlook. [more…]

How to Send E-mail with Information About Appointments

After you enter the particulars about an appointment in Outlook 2013, you may want to send that information to someone to tell that person what the appointment is about, where it occurs, and when it occurs [more…]

How to Set the Priority of a Message in Outlook 2013

In Outlook 2013, you can choose from three importance levels: Low, Normal, or High. Some messages are more important than others. The momentous report that you're sending to your boss demands the kind [more…]

How to Reply to a Message in Outlook 2013

Sending a reply to an e-mail message in Outlook 2013 is so easy. You don't even need to know the person's address when you're sending a reply; just click the Reply button and Outlook takes care of it for [more…]

How to Save an Outlook 2013 E-Mail Message as a File

You may create or receive an e-mail message in Outlook 2013 that's so wonderful (or terrible) that you just have to save it. You may need to print the message to show to someone else, save it to disk, [more…]

How to Change the Date on an Outlook 2013 Message Reminder

Procrastination used to be an art; Outlook 2013makes it a science. When someone nags you with a reminder, you can still put it off. To change the date on a reminder that someone sent you, follow these [more…]

How to Save Copies of Outlook 2013 Messages

Nothing is handier than knowing what you've sent and when you sent it. You can save all your outgoing mail in Outlook 2013 so that you can go back and look up the messages you've sent. Outlook starts saving [more…]

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