Chapter 1

The Outlook Features You Really Need to Know

In This Chapter

arrow Reading and creating e-mail

arrow Sending files by e-mail

arrow Checking your calendar

arrow Entering appointments and contacts

arrow Managing tasks

arrow Keeping notes

I’m kicking off this book with Outlook’s Greatest Hits — the things you’ll want to do with Outlook every single day. The list sounds simple enough: sending e-mail, making appointments, and so on. But most people only use about 5 percent of Outlook’s power. Even if you move up to using 10 percent of Outlook’s features, you’ll be amazed at how this little program can streamline your life and spiff up your communications. People get pretty excited about Outlook — even if they take advantage of only a tiny fraction of what the package can do. But there’s more here than meets the eye; Outlook does ordinary things extraordinarily well. I know you want to do the same, so read on.

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