The Microsoft Outlook Ideas Book
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- Packed with ideas of how all Outlook users can create useful solutions you never thought possible
- Step by step instructions for storing and extracting information from the Calendar, Contacts and Tasks folders to create integrated business solutions
- Great ideas for business, personal, educational and home users
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 144 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : March 2006
ISBN : 1904811701
ISBN 13 : 9781904811701
Author(s) : Barbara March
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Microsoft Other, Other, Enterprise, Microsoft
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Calendar Folder
Chapter 2: The Contacts Folder
Chapter 3: The Tasks Folder
Chapter 4: Whole Solutions
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Errata- 1 submitted: last submission 04 Jan 2012
Errata type: typo | Page number: 18
Under the section "Creating the calender view" In the fourth bulleted point, the option for last day is given as "Last Day. Format([End]-1,"ddd dd mm yy)"". This should be as "Last Day. Format([End]-1,"ddd dd mm yy")".
What you will learn from this book
- How to apply the features of Outlook to avoid transferring and duplicating data into other programs
- How to expand your view of Outlook and its capabilities
- Techniques that will enable you to create your own solutions that are relevant to your situation and environment
- The confidence and vision to explore and use existing software to develop your own solutions
Microsoft Outlook, in tandem with Microsoft Exchange Server, provides a powerful environment for sharing information. This book will show you how to take advantage of that to construct solutions for your business or organization from the features of Outlook.
This book is a collection of scenarios that incorporate and link many Outlook components to produce surprisingly powerful functionality.
Without the need for code or specially-written applications, you will be extracting information from your Outlook Calendar, Contacts and Tasks folders to create solutions like these:
- Monitoring staff leave and printing schedules
- Managing meeting rooms and printing invoices
- Managing fleet vehicles, their records, and servicing
- Managing a school class calendar, student records, attendance, assignments, and reports
A fast-paced guide for instruction and inspiration on creating powerful solutions for small businesses and organizations using Outlook. Throw away your other applications, and learn to use Outlook in practical ways that you never imagined possible!
This book takes a practical, hands-on approach to working with Microsoft Outlook. Carefully structured to lead you through all the steps of each examples, this book will help you to use Outlook in ways you never imagined possible.
Who this book is for
This book is for users who are comfortable with the basic functions of Outlook, but who want inspiration and direction on manipulating its features to produce powerful methods of viewing, presenting and reporting the wealth of information that it can hold.
Users of Microsoft Access and Excel will recognize the functions and constructs used in some of the examples.
The techniques in this book are applicable to all versions of Outlook from 2000 upwards. Where there are functional differences between the versions, these have been noted.
You need to be running Outlook with MS Exchange Server to use this book