Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Specifying What’s Saved in Journal Entries
Outlook’s automatic Journal entry feature can be useful, but you may not want it to save everything
you do. You can customize Outlook to specify precisely which types of items are automatically
saved as Journal entries. Here’s how:
Select Options from the Tools menu to display the Options dialog box.
If necessary, click the Preferences tab.
In the Contacts and Notes section, click the Journal Options button to open the Journal
Options dialog box (see Figure 14.8).
In the Automatically Record These Items list, place a checkmark next to the Outlook
items for which you want automatic Journal entries created.
In the For These Contacts list, place a checkmark next to the contacts for which you want
automatic Journal entries created.
In the Also Record Files From list, place a checkmark next to the Microsoft Office
applications for which you want automatic Journal entries created.
Click OK twice to close all dialog boxes.
Setting Journal options.
There are two other elements in the Journal Options dialog box. One option determines what
happens when you double-click a Journal entry that has a file associated with it, such as an email
message or a Word document. You can choose to open either the Journal entry itself or the linked
Finally, the AutoArchive Journal Entries button lets you set AutoArchive options. These options are
covered in Chapter 18.