Using Office Documents to Create Outlook Forms

If you have installed Outlook 2007, you probably also have Word 2007, Excel 2007, and PowerPoint 2007 installed. These other programs provide an even more powerful Outlook 2007 form solution: You can use documents, spreadsheets, and slide presentations as the form of a message. For example, suppose that you created a form that required a user to enter several values and send the form to someone else. The recipient then has to type those values into an Excel 2007 spreadsheet. Wouldn’t it make more sense to have the first user type the values directly into the spreadsheet at the outset? If your company already uses an Excel 2007 spreadsheet for expense reimbursements, you can leverage this by letting ...

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