Upgrading To Outlook 2007 Course Outline

Upgrading To Outlook 2007

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What's New in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?

Why Upgrade?

Our Favorite Features

About the Notification Icon


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Lesson 1.2: Interacting with Outlook

The Outlook Interface

Understanding the Two Interfaces

Using the Main Menu

Using Shortcut (Right-Click) Menus

Using Shortcut Keys

Using Dialog Boxes


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Lesson 1.3: The New Interface, Part 1

About Tabs

About Groups

About Option Buttons

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 1.4: The New Interface, Part 2

Using the Quick Access Toolbar

Adding and Removing Buttons

Moving the Quick Access Toolbar

Using the Options Dialog to Customize the Toolbar


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Lesson 1.5: Using the Outlook Panes

Using Outlook Today

Using the Navigation Pane

Using the Reading Pane

Using the To-Do Bar


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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in Outlook

Using the Help Menu

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

The Help Toolbar

Searching for Help

Using the Table of Contents

Getting Help in a Dialog Box

Using the Type a Question Box


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Using E-mail

Lesson 2.1: Receiving E-Mail

Types of E-mail Accounts

Setting up an E-Mail Account

Modifying E-Mail Account Settings

Sending and Receiving E-Mail


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Lesson 2.2: Answering Mail

Replying to Messages

Forwarding Messages

Opening and Saving Attachments

Using the Attachment Previewer


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Lesson 2.3: Doing More with E-mail

Adding Attachments

Creating Hyperlinks

Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List

Setting the Page Color

Using Themes

Checking Your Spelling


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Lesson 2.4: Adding Word Elements

Adding Tables

Adding Pictures and ClipArt

Adding Shapes

Adding SmartArt

Adding Text Boxes

Adding WordArt


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Lesson 2.5: Adding Outlook Elements

Adding a Calendar

Adding a Business Card

Adding Other Outlook Items


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Advanced E-mail Features

Lesson 3.1: Advanced Calendar Options

Using the Time Zone Feature

Creating Recurring Appointments

Setting Calendar Options

Adding Holidays to Your Calendar


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Lesson 3.2: Advanced Mail Options

Setting E-Mail Options

Setting Mail Editor Options

Customizing the Navigation Pane

Customizing the Reading Pane

Customizing the To-Do Bar


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Lesson 3.3: Advanced Contact Management Options

Showing Additional Fields

Marking a Contact as Private

Using the Communicate Group

Sending a Contact as a Business Card


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Lesson 3.4: Signatures and Stationery

Creating a Signature

Editing a Signature

Setting Signature Options

Using Signatures

Setting Themes

Using Stationery


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Lesson 3.5: RSS

Setting up an RSS Feed

How an RSS Feed Looks

How an RSS Feed Works

Additional Features


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Advanced E-mail Features

Lesson 4.1: Using Categories

Setting up Categories

Assigning a Category to an Item

About Quick Click

Creating Category Search Folders

Upgrading Categories

Using Categories in a View


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Lesson 4.2: Linking Items

Linking Files

Linking Outlook Items

Linking a Business Card to an Outlook Item

Using the Journal to Link Items


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Lesson 4.3: Publishing your Calendar

Publishing Your Calendar

Searching for Calendars Online

Opening Another User's Calendar

Using Overlay Mode

Saving Your Calendar


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Lesson 4.4: Using the Account Settings Window

Opening the Account Settings Window

Using the E-mail Tab

Using the RSS Feeds Tab

Using the SharePoint Lists Tab

Modifying Published Calendars

Modifying Address Books


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Security and Search Tools

Lesson 5.1: Security Tools

Using the Junk E-Mail Filter

About the Phishing Filter

About Automatic Downloads

Applying Blocked and Safe Senders Lists


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Lesson 5.2: The Trust Center, Part 1

Opening the Trust Center

Identifying Trusted Publishers

Managing Add-Ins

Setting Privacy Options


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Lesson 5.3: The Trust Center, Part 2

Setting E-Mail Security Options

Controlling Attachment Handling

Automatic Download Settings

Dealing with Programmatic Access


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Lesson 5.4: Instant Search

Installing Instant Search

Using the Instant Search Menu

Performing an Instant Search

Using the Query Builder


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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