Meeting the Outlook Interface

When Outlook opens, you'll see a window such as Figure 23–7. Outlook normally displays your Inbox at first, on the basis that you'll want to start by checking your e-mail. If Outlook is displaying a different item, click the Inbox item in the Favorites category in the pane on the left. (If the Favorites category is collapsed to a heading, click the white triangle to its left to expand it.)

NOTE: This chapter introduces you to Outlook using the Mail aspect of the interface. You'll learn to use the Calendar aspect, the Contacts aspect, and the Tasks aspect in subsequent chapters.


Figure 23–7. Outlook's interface ...

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