Chapter 16. Organizing Outlook Information

Managing your calendar

Organizing your contacts

Filtering and filing email messages automatically

Mastering Outlook search

OUTLOOK can store an astonishing amount of data on your behalf. But all that information—email messages, contact details, reminders of upcoming appointments—is just wasted disk space if you can’t reliably find it when you need it.

In this chapter, we explore your strategies for arranging, filing, and finding Outlook items. We start with basic organizational techniques for calendar items and contacts. We spend the greatest part of this chapter on Outlook’s superb search tools; master them, and you can quickly find what you’re looking for—even when your filing system is the digital equivalent ...

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