Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Techniques for Organizing E-Mail Messages
don’t know, however, is that you can put the Reminders dialog box to work
in regard to e-mail messages by following these steps:
1. Select the message.
2. Click the Follow Up button and choose Add Reminder.
You see the Custom dialog box, as shown in Figure 3-9. You can also
right-click a message and choose Follow Up Add Reminder to see the
dialog box.
Figure 3-9:
Reminding
yourself to
take care
of an e-mail
message.
3. On the Flag To drop-down list, choose an option that describes why
the e-mail message needs your attention later, or if none of the
options suits you, enter a description in the Flag To text box.
The description you choose or enter will appear above the message in
the Reading pane and message window, as well in the Reminder message
box, as shown in Figure 3-9.
4. In the Due Date drop-down list, choose when you want the Reminder
message box to appear.
As Chapter 5 explains in detail, the Reminder message box appears 15
minutes before the default due date time.
5. Click OK.
When the reminder falls due, you see the Reminder message box, as
shown in Figure 3-9, where you can double-click the name of the e-mail
message to open it. See Chapter 5 of this mini-book if you need to find
out how the Reminder message box works.
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