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Outlook 2010 For Dummies

By: Bill Dyszel Published: 05-10-2010

Get up to speed on the new features of Outlook 2010 with this fun and friendly guide

Although Microsoft Outlook is the number one most popular e-mail and productivity tool, many utilize only a fraction of its true potential. This easy-to-understand guide walks you through an abundance of often-overlooked tips and tricks so that you can take advantage of all that Outlook has to offer.

Outlook 2010 For Dummies introduces you to the user interface, and explains how to use the To-Do bar, filter junk email, and make the most of Outlook’s anti-phishing capabilities. Before you know it, you'll be managing e-mail folders; sharing your calendar; using RSS support; integrating tasks with OneNote, Project, Access, and SharePoint Services; accessing data with two-way sync and offline access; and more.

  • Shares invaluable advice for taking advantage of the newest version of the most popular e-mail and productivity tool: Outlook 2010
  • Reveals little-known tips and tricks of underused features of Microsoft Outlook
  • Presents information in the beloved fun and friendly For Dummies style, showing you how to manage your e-mail, share your calendar, use RSS support, access data, and more
  • Describes how to manage your day by filtering junk e-mail, using the To-Do bar, taking advantage of anti-phishing capabilities, and much more

This helpful guide shows you how to work smart with Outlook 2010!

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Outlook 2010 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Cheat Sheet / Updated 03-27-2016

Sending e-mail has never been easier than it is in Outlook 2010. Now that the Ribbon interface has been added to Outlook, you’ll find all the Outlook features you’ve come to love, plus many new ones. Use the handy Outlook 2010 For Dummies Cheat Sheet to orient yourself with Outlook’s new look and feel. There’s also a helpful table of Outlook shortcut keys.

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Outlook 2010's Calendar Home Tab

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

The Calendar Home tab on the Outlook 2010 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 view for seeing several schedules at once.

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Outlook 2010's Task Home Tab

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

More than just e-mail, Outlook 2010 can help you schedule and track projects both personal and professional. In the Tasks Home tab on the Outlook 2010 Ribbon, you’ll see tools for managing your workload more quickly and effectively. You can choose from a variety of views that help you keep track of pressing priorities.

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Outlook 2010's Contacts Home Tab

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

Outlook 2010's Contacts is more than just a list of names and e-mail addresses. You can take advantage of the Contacts Home tab on the Outlook 2010 Ribbon to create new contacts, to arrange the way you view the contacts you have, or to create e-mail messages or mail merge documents.

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Outlook 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

You can get things done a lot faster when you use Outlook, and you can work faster still if you use Outlook's handy shortcut keys. This Shortcut Creates One of These Ctrl+Shift+A Appointment Ctrl+Shift+C Contact Ctrl+Shift+L Contact Group Ctrl+Shift+E Folder Ctrl+Shift+M E-mail message Ctrl+Shift+N Note Ctrl+Shift+K Task Ctrl+Shift+J Journal entry Ctrl+Shift+Q Meeting request Ctrl+Alt+Shift+U Task request Ctrl+1 Mail Ctrl+2 Calendar Ctrl+3 Contacts Ctrl+4 Tasks Ctrl+5 Notes Ctrl+6 Folder List Ctrl+7 Shortcuts Ctrl+8 Journal Ctrl+S or Shift+F12 Save Alt+S Save & Close, Send F12 Save As Ctrl+Z Undo Ctrl+D Delete Ctrl+P Print F7 Check spelling Ctrl+F Forward

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Outlook 2010's Notes Home Tab

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

You can store, find, and organize any random text data with the tools you see on the Notes Home tab on the Outlook 2010 Ribbon. With buttons for sorting, viewing, and categorizing your Outlook notes, you’ll never need to stick a little yellow note to your monitor ever again.

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Outlook 2010's Mail Home Tab

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

The Mail Home tab on Outlook 2010's Ribbon contains all the tools you need for daily e-mail messaging tasks as well as for managing the messages you accumulate and retain for reference. The following image shows you what each of Outlook 2010's Mail Home tab buttons does.

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