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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Plain & Simple by Jim Boyce

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Working with the Rules Wizard

Outlook makes it easy to manage your e-mail by using rules. Rules are actions that Outlook performs on your messages to organize them. Once you have Outlook rules set, many management tasks are taken care of automatically when your new messages arrive. To make setting up rules painless, Outlook includes a Rules Wizard that walks you though the process of creating a rule by referring to a message you have already received. You can also create a rule from scratch.

Create a Rule Based on a Message

  1. In the Inbox folder, right-click the message on which you want to base the new rule.

  2. Click Create Rule on the shortcut menu ...

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