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Office 2013 All-In-One Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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48. Using Color Categories

Color categories take categories to a new level by highlighting the item with color when you assign a category. This enables you to color code Outlook items so it’s easier to visually identify them, or use Instant search to find the items within a specific category.

You can “group” categories that have similar purposes by assigning them the same color or color family. For example, suppose you are working on several projects for a client and created categories for each project, calling them Project1, Project2, and Project3. You are using the blue category colors for this client. Project1 is active and uses the dark blue category ...

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