Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
You can use Outlook to:
▪ Send, receive, read, respond to, organize, and archive email messages.
▪ Create attractive business graphics and incorporate and edit external images in your
▪ Send documents, spreadsheets, presentations, pictures, and other files as message
attachments, and preview attachments you receive from other people.
▪ Schedule events, appointments, and meetings; invite attendees; and reserve conference
rooms, projectors, and other managed resources.
▪ View upcoming appointments and tasks, and receive reminders for them.
▪ Share schedule information with other people, inside and outside your organization.
▪ Store contact information in a transferable and easily accessible format.
▪ Keep track of tasks you need to complete, schedule time to complete your tasks, and
assign tasks to co-workers.
▪ Organize and easily locate information in messages, attachments, calendars, contact
records, tasks, and notes.
▪ Filter out unwanted and annoying junk messages.
▪ Have information from favorite websites delivered directly to you.
In this chapter, you’ll get an overview of the new features in Outlook 2013 to help you
identify changes if you’re upgrading from a previous version. Then you’ll configure Outlook to
connect to one or more email accounts, and explore the program’s user interface. Finally,
you’ll learn how to get help with the program.
PRACTICE FILES You don’t need any practice files to complete the exercises in this chapter.
Microsoft Office 2013 encompasses a wide variety of programs, including Microsoft Access
2013, Excel 2013, InfoPath 2013, Lync 2013, OneNote 2013, Outlook 2013, PowerPoint 2013,
Publisher 2013, and Word 2013. Office is available in various editions that include different
combinations of Office programs; you can also purchase most of the programs individually.