Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
If you already have a solid background in building presentations with PowerPoint, we’ll
show you the subtle (and, in some cases, dramatic) changes in familiar tools. You can now
open multiple presentations in separate windows, for example, making it easier to copy
slides in one presentation for use in another. You can also divide complex presentations into
sections for easier management. We’ll also demonstrate how to use the improved set of
animations and the slide transitions shown here:
For many Office users (especially those in corporations that live and die by e-mail), Outlook
is the first program they open in the morning and the last one they shut down at night.
In between, Outlook helps you juggle e-mail, meetings, appointments, tasks, and contact
information for friends, family, clients, coworkers, and anyone else. In Office 2007, the
Outlook user interface was a half-step behind the other core members of the Office family,
using the menus and toolbars from Office 2003 and earlier editions. In Office 2010, Outlook
has caught up, shifting the extensive collection of Outlook commands, options, and settings
to the ribbon interface used by other Office programs.
First and foremost, Outlook is an e-mail client program that helps you compose, send,
receive, and manage messages using most standard e-mail protocols. You can combine
multiple accounts into a single set of folders. One noteworthy change for any Outlook user
in a corporate setting is support for up to 15 Microsoft Exchange accounts in a profile;
previously, each Exchange account required a separate profile.
If e-mail overload is an issue, you’ll want to read our explanation of Outlook’s new
conversation view, which groups messages into threads. New conversation management tools