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Dropping Messages on the Outlook Calendar to Make Appointments

Someone showed me today that if you drop a message on the calendar application you can create a calendar entry that has all that messages text. You can then adjust all the fields of the calendar and invite more people to any meeting. This can save some typing and keep all the original text of […]

A partial view of a desktop calendar

And Then There Was One- Calendar

The default setting in desktop Outlook is to have multiple calendars show up without overlapping. This must be useful for someone, somewhere. Fortunately, my next door neighbor at work (along with, I suppose, millions of users world-wide) discovered how to change this. There is an arrow at the top tab of each calendar pointing left. […]

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Liking Emails

So, you have probably had times when you wanted to acknowledge you received an email message, but you did not really have anything to say in reply. You reply “Thank you.” The other user has to spend time reading another email. Rarely they might even reply “You’re welcome.” You have to read another email. Who […]

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Someone Added Me to a Group. Now What?

Groups allow semi-exclusive communication using Outlook’s messaging. Some users may only use the groups feature for that. Others might use more of the potential of groups. If they do, how do you easily find the documents and notes other users share? From the desktop client it is pretty straightforward. Click on the group name and […]