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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Inside Out by Doug Sheresh, Beth Sheresh, Jim Boyce

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Assigning Categories to Outlook Items

Assigning categories to items is easy. You can assign multiple categories to each item if needed. For example, a particular contact might be involved in more than one project, so you might assign a category for each project to that contact. If you have a task that must be performed for multiple projects, you might assign those project categories to the task.

With the addition of color in Outlook 2007 categories, assigning multiple categories adds a new dimension. Outlook 2007 will display multiple colors for an item, depending on its type and location. For example, if you assign the Red, Blue, and Green categories to an e-mail message, Outlook 2007 displays each of those three color indicators in the message ...

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