Learn everything you need to know for working with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007from the inside out! This book packs hundreds of time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for using Office Outlook 2007all in concise, fast-answer format. Whether you are upgrading from Office 97 or Office 2003, youll be able to dig in to the work-ready resources that help you take your Outlook 2007 experience to the next level. This information-packed complete reference lets you discover whats new and shows you how to get the most out of Outlook 2007. Learn how to manage your time and tasks, schedule meetings and appointments, sort and filter contact data, set security options to help guard against viruses, and more.
Fifteen years ago, the average computer user spent most of his or her time using productivity applications such as Microsoft® Word or Microsoft Excel®. In the ensuing years, users have become more sophisticated, network implementations have become the rule rather than the exception, and collaboration has become a key facet of a successful business strategy. Perhaps the most signifi cant change of all has been the explosive growth of the Internet. All these factors have led to a subtle but signifi cant shift in the way people work. Today, most users of the 2007 Microsoft Office system spend a majority of their time in Microsoft Office Outlook® 2007. That change alone signifi es a shift toward information management as an increasingly important everyday task. Getting a handle on daily information management can be critical to your productivity, success, and sanity.
Office Outlook 2007 is an extremely versatile program. Most of the other applications in the Microsoft Office system suite have a fairly specifi c purpose. Outlook 2007, however, serves as personal information manager (PIM), calendar, e-mail application, task manager, and much more. With so much power and fl exibility at your fi ngertips, you need to have a good understanding of the Outlook 2007 features. Understanding the ins and outs will not only help you get the most from this program but will also have a positive impact on your workday.