The Unofficial Guide to Outlook 2007

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 2, 2007 - Computers - 551 pages
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The inside scoop...for when you want more than the official line!

Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a major update and to use it with confidence you need to know its quirks and shortcuts. Find out what the manual doesn't always tell you in this insider's guide to using Outlook 2007 in the real world. What's the best way to use the new features? How can you avoid repetitive tasks? From setting up single-view calendaring to managing RSS feeds, first get the official way, then the best way from an expert.

Unbiased coverage of how to get the most out of Outlook, from the new user interface and To-Do bar to the improved Navigation Panel

Savvy, real-world advice from synchronizing Outlook with a PDA to using it with SharePoint(r) services and Business Contact Manager

Time-saving techniques and practical guidance on working around Outlook quirks, avoiding pitfalls, and increasing your productivity

Tips and hacks on turning e-mail messages into tasks, managing file attachments, and using Outlook to browse the Web

Sidebars and tables on keyboard shortcuts, why Outlook blocks certain file types, and working offline in Outlook

Watch for these graphic icons in every chapter to guide you to specific practicalinformation. Bright Ideas are smart innovations that will save you time or hassle. Hacks are insider tips and shortcuts that increase productivity. When you see Watch Out! heed the cautions or warnings to help you avoid commonpitfalls. And finally, check out Inside Scoops for practical insights from the author. It's like having your own expert at your side!

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About the author (2007)

Marc Orchant ( Albuquerque, NM) has been building, testing, and sometimes breaking hardware and software for 25 years. A recovering graphic designer, Marc is currently the Storyteller at VanDyke Software, a prolific blogger, co-host of The Tablet PC Show, a weekly podcast, and a self-admitted "productivity maven, gadget freak and software addict." Marc is the co-author (with Jeremy Wright) of two personal productivity training programs for Microsoft.

During the dot-com days Marc led the development and implementation of a web-based digital asset management system used by a number of major motion picture and television studios in Hollywood. He traveled the country as a Market Development Manager for Agfa Digital Printing Systems and has spoken at a number of conferences and seminars including Seybold San Francisco and XPlor International and contributed articles to a wide range of print and online outlets.

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