2. Notes on each of the sections
This collection of slides covers creating and using of distribution lists in more detail. It also shows the different ways you can view your contacts list how to get a map and directions to a contacts’ address from Windows Live Search maps.
The section includes slides on creating and using journals to keep track of email threads. There is a slide showing you how to configure the journal to automatically track emails to give you an audit.
The section on email starts off by giving some good tips when writing/sending emails and then goes on to mention the instant search feature that can help to find emails. There are a few slides on managing your messages, explaining how to create folders. The section ends by covering creating rules and how to set you out of office rules.
The slides on creating calendars shows you how to create calendars that will appear in you’re My Calendars window. Viewing your calendar and your shared calendars is covered here. Sharing your calendar and how to switch calendars on and off is shown on a couple of slides.
There are slides on how to create appointments in your calendar, how to making appointments private if you are using a shared calendar, setting you free and busy times, and how to go about scheduling meetings and tracking the responses.
Categories are really useful and can be used to track contacts, emails and tasks. Colour coding these items makes it easier to find them in your Outlook folders. The section also shows you how to attach rules to items to mark them with categories automatically. The To Do bar is mentioned here too.
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