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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Inside Out by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 5. Creating and Using Categories

Understanding categories

Customizing your category list

Assigning categories to Outlook items

Modifying categories and category assignments

Organizing data with categories

Viewing selected categories only

Using categories effectively

ONE of the primary functions of Microsoft Outlook 2013 is to help you organize your data, whether that data is a collection of contacts, a task list, your schedule, or a month’s worth of messages. To make this easier, you can use Outlook 2013 categories. A category is a combination of words or phrases and colors that you assign to Outlook 2013 items as a means of organizing them. For example, you might assign the category Personal to a message from a family member to differentiate ...

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