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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 by Robert Cordingley, Charlie Russel

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Using Outlook's Journal

Outlook's journal is a lot like a diary and contains a record of your daily activities. Unlike a diary, it's somewhat limited to recording specific records, such as email you send and receive, phone calls you make, and documents you work on. Although it does a good job of automatically tracking your usage of Microsoft Office applications, you must record journal entries for other events or applications yourself.

Among the activities you can automatically record in the journal are

  • Email you send and receive to selected contacts

  • Task requests and responses

  • Meeting requests, responses, and cancellations

  • Telephone calls you initiate to a contact

  • Office documents you work on

By automatically recording all documents you work on, ...

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