Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 - Foundation

Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Getting Started

What is Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?

What's New in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?

What's Required?

Launching Outlook

About the Notification Icon

Closing Outlook


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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: Working with Toolbars

Using Toolbars

Showing and Hiding Toolbars

Moving Toolbars and the Menu Bar

Using the Standard Toolbar

Using the Advanced Toolbar

Using the Web Toolbar


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Lesson 1.4: 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 1.5: 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: Receiving 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: Working with E-Mail Messages

About Outlook Folders

Opening Messages

Editing Messages

Printing Messages

Saving Messages

Deleting Messages


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Lesson 2.3: The New Interface, Part 1

About Tabs

About Groups

About Option Buttons

Minimizing the Tab


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Lesson 2.4: 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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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Sending E-Mail

Lesson 3.1: Answering Mail

Replying to Messages

Forwarding Messages

Opening and Saving Attachments

Using the Attachment Previewer


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Lesson 3.2: Composing E-Mail

Creating a New Message

The Message Interface

Adding Recipients

Typing a Subject Line

Creating Your Message


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Lesson 3.3: Doing More with E-Mail

Adding Attachments

Creating Hyperlinks

Attaching Outlook Items

Using Themes


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Lesson 3.4: Using the Drafts Folder

Opening the Drafts Folder

Saving a Message as a Draft

Opening and Editing a Draft

Sending a Draft

Deleting a Draft


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Information Management

Lesson 4.1: The Calendar

Opening the Calendar

Creating a New Appointment

Editing an Appointment

Using the Tasks Pane

Using the Calendar Navigation Pane

Using the Standard Toolbar

Customizing Calendar Views


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Lesson 4.2: The Contacts Folder

Opening the Contacts Folder

Creating a New Contact

Creating a New Distribution List

Editing Contacts and Distribution Lists

Using the Contacts Navigation Pane

Using the Standard Toolbar

Customizing Contacts Views


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Lesson 4.3: The Tasks Folder

Opening the Tasks Folder

Creating a New Task

Editing a Task

Using the Tasks Navigation Pane

Using the Standard Toolbar

Customizing Tasks Views


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Lesson 4.4: The Notes Folder

Opening the Notes Folder

Creating a New Note

Editing a Note

Using the Notes Navigation Pane

Using the Standard Toolbar

Customizing Notes Views


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Lesson 4.5: The Journal Folder

Setting Journal Options

Opening the Journal Folder

Creating a New Journal Entry

Editing a Journal Entry

Using the Journal Navigation Pane

Using the Standard Toolbar

Customizing Journal Views


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Viewing and Printing in Outlook

Lesson 5.1: Using Viewing Tools

Using Arrange By

About Groups

Using Current View

About AutoPreview


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Lesson 5.2: Customizing the Outlook Screen

Customizing Toolbars

Creating Toolbars

Customizing the Menu Bar

Creating New Menus

Using the Options Tab


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Lesson 5.3: Using Print Preview.

Opening Print Preview

Using the Print Preview Toolbar

Navigating Through Print Preview

Printing from Preview

Closing Print Preview


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Lesson 5.4: Printing Outlook Items

Choosing Page Setup

Print Commands

Using the Print Dialog

Modifying Printer Properties


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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