Managing Your Mail with Outlook 2010
After you start getting a bunch of e-mail messages, it’s easy to feel buried under a mountain of mail. Luckily, Outlook 2010 makes it easy to review incoming messages and deal with any attachments they may have.
|To Do This . . .
||Do This . . .
|View the Reading pane.
||Click the Reading Pane button on the View tab and choose Right
or Bottom (to indicate the position on-screen) from the
|View a message in the Reading pane.
||Click the message header in the message list.
|Display the contents of the next message in the list.
||Press the down arrow key.
|Open a message in its own window.
||Double-click the message header.
|View a conversation.
||Click the right arrow on left side of first message header to
display e-mails in a conversation; click down arrow to collapse
|Preview an attachment.
||Click the attachment name, located at the top of the Reading
pane or the open message window.
|Open an attachment.
||Double-click the attachment.
|Save an attachment.
||Click the attachment name at the top of the Reading
pane/Message window, and then click the Save As button on the
|Search for e-mail.
||Type some text in the Search Inbox box and press Enter. Make
additional selections to narrow your search by clicking buttons on
the Search tab that appears.
|Clear a search.
|Click the Close Search button on the Search tab.