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Webinar: 8 great timesavers in Outlook

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Did you know that you can drag any email into your calendar to make an appointment? Or you can just ignore pesky emails? You will if you watch this Office 15-Minute Webinar.

Need a sneak peek? Here is our 30-second trailer.

What you will learn at the webinar

  1. Turn off email notifications
    File>Options>Mail>Display a Desktop Alert.
  2. Make a calendar entry fast
    Drag a message to Calendar in the lower-left.
  3. Ignore a conversation
    Press Ctrl+Delete.
  4. Track meeting responses
    Open invite>Meeting tab>Tracking.
  5. Add a button to the Quick Access Toolbar
    Right-click a button>Add to Quick Access Toolbar.
  6. Use Quick Steps
    Click Create New in the Quick Steps area of the ribbon.
  7. Set vacation messages in advance
    File>Automatic Replies>Send automatic replies>Only during this time range
  8. Search your email to find something
    Type in the Search field right above your mail, ribbon commands appear.
  9. (bonus) Get help
    Press F1 or look for the ? in the upper right corner.

References for this webinar

Go to for more information on how to join the series.

–Doug Thomas

  1. Great tips, Doug. I knew all of them except for the second one. That one is pretty nice. Nothing like having a drag and drop feature.

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