Chapter 5. Creating and Using Categories

Understanding Categories 115

Customizing Your Category List 118

Assigning Categories to Outlook Items 120

Modifying Categories and Category Assignments 124

Organizing Data with Categories 126

Viewing Selected Categories Only 127

Sharing a Category List 129

Using Categories Effectively 131

ONE of the primary functions of Microsoft Outlook 2010 is to help you organize your data, whether that data is a collection of contacts, a task list, your schedule, or a month’s worth of messages. To make this easier, you can use Outlook 2010 categories. A category is a combination of words or phrases and colors that you assign to Outlook 2010 items as a means of organizing them. For example, you might assign the category Personal ...

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