Chapter 10

Seeing It Your Way: Customizing Outlook


check Customizing Outlook menus and toolbars

check Using views

check Changing columns

check Sorting lists

check Grouping items in your table

check Saving your own views

check Assigning categories to your items

User interface is a fancy term for the arrangement of screens, menus, and doodads on your computer. The people who write computer programs spend lots of time and money trying to figure out how best to arrange stuff on the screen to make a program like Outlook easy to use.

But one person’s dream screen can be another person’s nightmare. Some people like to read words on the screen that say what to do; other people like colorful icons with pictures to click. Other people prefer to see information in neat rows and columns; still others like to see their ...

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