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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Step by Step

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Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to manage your communications with Outlook 2007. With Step By Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Send e-mail, schedule meetings, and organize tasks for easy follow-up

  • Manage your inbox with rules, folders, and search filters

  • Share your calendar with anyone via e-mail or on the Web

  • Manage RSS feeds and newsgroups—without leaving your inbox

  • Learn ways to block spam and protect your sensitive messages

  • Personalize the way Outlook 2007 looks and works

  • Your all-in-one learning experience includes:

  • Files for building skills and practicing the book’s lessons

  • Fully searchable eBook

  • Bonus quick reference to the Ribbon, the new Microsoft Office interface

  • Windows Vista Product Guide eReference—plus other resources on CD

  • For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

    Table of Contents

    1. Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Step by Step
    2. SPECIAL OFFER: Upgrade this ebook with O’Reilly
    3. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
    4. About the Authors
      1. Joan Preppernau
      2. Joyce Cox
      3. The Team
      4. Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
    5. Introducing Outlook 2007
      1. What’s New in Outlook 2007
        1. If You Are Upgrading from Outlook 2003
        2. If You Are Upgrading from Outlook 2002
      2. Let’s Get Started!
    6. Information for Readers Running Windows XP
      1. Managing the Practice Files
      2. Using the Start Menu
      3. Navigating Dialog Boxes
    7. The Microsoft Business Certification Program
      1. Selecting a Certification Path
      2. Becoming a Microsoft Certified Application Specialist—Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
      3. Taking a Microsoft Business Certification Exam
        1. Test-Taking Tips
        2. Certification
      4. For More Information
    8. Features and Conventions of This Book
    9. Using the Companion CD
      1. CD Contents
      2. Minimum System Requirements
        1. 2007 Microsoft Office System
        2. Step-by-Step Exercises
      3. Installing the Practice Files
      4. Using the Practice Files
      5. Removing and Uninstalling the Practice Files
    10. Getting Help
      1. Errata & Book Support
      2. Getting Help with Outlook 2007
      3. More Information
      4. We Want to Hear from You
      5. Stay in Touch
    11. Quick Reference
      1. 1 Getting Started with Outlook 2007
      2. 2 Managing Contact Information
      3. 3 Sending E-Mail Messages
      4. 4 Handling E-Mail Messages
      5. 5 Managing Your Inbox
      6. 6 Managing Appointments, Events, and Meetings
      7. 7 Managing Your Calendar
      8. 8 Tracking Tasks
      9. 9 Gathering Information
      10. 10 Collaborating with Other People
      11. 11 Working Away from Your Office
      12. 12 Customizing and Configuring Outlook
    12. 1. Getting Started with Outlook 2007
      1. Connecting to Your Primary E-Mail Account
      2. Troubleshooting the Startup Wizard
      3. Connecting to Additional E-Mail Accounts
      4. Creating Additional Outlook Profiles
      5. Personalizing Your Outlook Workspace
      6. Exploring the Advanced Toolbar
      7. Key Points
    13. 2. Managing Contact Information
      1. Working in the Contact Window
      2. Saving and Updating Contact Information
      3. Organizing Contacts by Using Color Categories
      4. Creating a Distribution List
      5. Personalizing an Electronic Business Card
      6. Creating an Additional Address Book
      7. Displaying Different Views of Contact Information
      8. Quickly Locating Contact Information
      9. Printing Contact Information
      10. Key Points
    14. 3. Sending E-Mail Messages
      1. Working in the Message Window
      2. Creating and Sending Messages
        1. Addressing Messages
        2. Sending Courtesy Copies
        3. Saving Message Drafts and Sent Messages
      3. Attaching Files to Messages
      4. Creating and Formatting Business Graphics
      5. Personalizing the Appearance of Messages
      6. Adding Signatures to Messages Automatically
      7. Key Points
    15. 4. Handling E-Mail Messages
      1. Viewing Messages and Message Attachments
      2. Replying to and Forwarding Messages
      3. Working with New Mail Notifications
      4. Creating a Task or an Appointment from a Message
      5. Printing Messages
      6. Key Points
    16. 5. Managing Your Inbox
      1. Quickly Locating Messages
      2. Arranging Messages in Different Ways
      3. Organizing Messages by Using Color Categories
      4. Organizing Messages in Folders
      5. Archiving Messages
      6. Key Points
    17. 6. Managing Appointments, Events, and Meetings
      1. Working in the Calendar Item Windows
      2. Scheduling and Changing Appointments
      3. Scheduling and Changing Events
      4. Scheduling, Updating, and Canceling Meetings
      5. Responding to Meeting Requests
      6. Key Points
    18. 7. Managing Your Calendar
      1. Displaying Different Views of a Calendar
      2. Defining Your Available Time
      3. Configuring Outlook for Multiple Time Zones
      4. Printing a Calendar
      5. Sending Calendar Information in an E-Mail Message
      6. Linking to an Internet Calendar
      7. Working with Multiple Calendars
      8. Key Points
    19. 8. Tracking Tasks
      1. Working in the Task Window
      2. Displaying Different Views of Tasks
      3. Creating and Updating Tasks
      4. Managing Task Assignments
      5. Removing Tasks from Your Task List
      6. Key Points
    20. 9. Gathering Information
      1. Subscribing to RSS Feeds
      2. Participating in Newsgroups
      3. Recording Information by Using Notes
      4. Linking Notes to Contacts
      5. Sharing Notes
      6. Key Points
    21. 10. Collaborating with Other People
      1. Sharing Your Folders with Other People
      2. Accessing Other People’s Folders
      3. Creating a Document Workspace from Outlook
      4. Working Offline with Document Library Contents
      5. Connecting to a SharePoint Calendar
      6. Key Points
    22. 11. Working Away from Your Office
      1. Connecting Outlook to Your Server from a Remote Location
        1. Connecting over HTTP
        2. Connecting Through a VPN
      2. Working with Outlook Items While Offline
      3. Automatically Responding to Messages
        1. Configuring Auto-Replies for Exchange Server 2003 Accounts
        2. Configuring Auto-Replies for Exchange Server 2007 Accounts
      4. Key Points
    23. 12. Customizing and Configuring Outlook
      1. Making Favorite Outlook Commands Easily Accessible
      2. Personalizing Your Office and Outlook Settings
      3. Creating Rules to Process Messages
      4. Storing E-Mail Messages on Your Computer
      5. Securing Your E-Mail
        1. Digital Signatures
        2. Encryption
        3. Plain Text Messages
        4. Information Rights Management
      6. Blocking Unwanted Messages
      7. Specifying Advanced E-Mail Options
      8. Key Points
    24. Glossary
    25. Index
    26. About the Authors
    27. SPECIAL OFFER: Upgrade this ebook with O’Reilly
    28. Copyright