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The Microsoft Outlook Ideas Book by Barbara March

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A Contacts Folder for Company Vehicles

Let’s now take a real leap of imagination and consider that if our company has a fleet of vehicles, why can’t we store the details in a Contacts folder? These details could include the make, model, year of manufacture, registration number, mileage, and date of service; perhaps we could even get Outlook to remind us when the vehicles should be serviced.

This amount of very specific data would need to be held in a separate Contacts folder. So the first action would be to create a new suitably named Contacts folder, not for people but for company cars.

Creating the Contacts View

Rather than modify an existing view, create a new view as follows:

  1. Create a new table type view from the Define Views | New option and ...

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