Using Outlook to Work with SharePoint Libraries and Files

In Outlook 2007, you can connect a SharePoint library to Outlook 2007. This makes the library and its items available within Outlook 2007 so that you don’t have to use a Web browser to view and work with them—you can use Outlook 2007 instead. For example, you might want to have a list of current project documents that have been uploaded to your team’s SharePoint site as you create e-mail messages to update your team members, support staff, and management.

By having the list of documents appear in Outlook 2007, you can quickly view the document name, its status, and other information without leaving Outlook 2007. Also, if you open a SharePoint document from within Outlook 2007, that file ...

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