Getting to Know Office 365: Calendar Like a Pro

Posted by Jon Hood  /  December 21, 2016  /  Outlook, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

Now that you have Office 365, what does that mean for your usage of Outlook, and particularly your calendar? It means good things, my friend.

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What is Clutter? Outlook Users Want to Know

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 5, 2016  /  Outlook, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

With newer versions of Outlook, you may have noticed the arrival of a folder named Clutter. You also may find yourself asking, what the heck IS Clutter? What does Clutter do? Why is Clutter moving some of my messages out of the inboxwhen I don’t want it to? Can I turn Clutter off?

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Using Office 365 Calendar and Groups for Increased Efficiency

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 29, 2015  /  Outlook, Office 365   —   1 Comments ↓

Microsoft Office 365 provides fantastic collaboration options.  If your company is using Office 365, no matter your role, you’re likely using Microsoft Outlook or Outlook for the Web. Using Outlook effectively can enable you to work more productively and efficiently, both individually and in a team environment.

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How to Add Attachments in Outlook Web App as a Link to Your OneDrive for Business

Posted by Jon Hood  /  June 18, 2015  /  Outlook, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

You can add attachments to include one or more files with any email message you send, however, you have more choices with Office 365. When you add an attachment you can choose a file from your computer hard drive, but how do you send an attachment as a link using OneDrive? Well, this awesome feature is very easy to do. Is it possible to collaborate on email attachments? Yes, it is! If you choose a file that you have in OneDrive for Business, you can send it as a link. When you send a link, not only will you prevent clogging up other people’s inbox, but the recipients can automatically given permission to edit the file which is perfect for collaboration. When we collaborate in the cloud, there is only one file to keep track of which is perfect for version control.
Check out how easy it is:

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Better Organize your Outlook in the Business Setting

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  May 4, 2015  /  Outlook, Webinars, Microsoft Office, KnowledgeWave News, Industry News   —   1 Comments ↓

In this webinar, you’ll learn ways to gain control of your Outlook. This can be very challenging and we’ll show you ways to streamline your workflow and make your Outlook experience so much better. Many of us use Outlook all day but may be unaware of some of the amazing tools and underutilized options that will help you be more productive and organized!

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Add the 3-day Weather Forecast to Outlook 2013

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 3, 2014  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

For many of us, our planning revolves around our calendar AND outside conditions. Outlook 2013 offers a handy new bar that provides the 3 day weather forecast for up to three locations! This may be something that you didn’t know existed, but may not be able to live without once you activate it! Before scheduling meetings, you may want to know the weather, especially if you’re traveling to a different city. Knowing the weather can be helpful when planning for travel to a conference or even a vacation! Do I need a sweater, shorts, an umbrella, or is a big storm coming in that will delay flights or close down roads?

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What's the Diff? Events, Appointments and Meeting Requests in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  June 24, 2014  /  Outlook   —   5 Comments ↓

A Brief Explanation of the Difference Between an Event, an Appointment, and a Meeting in Microsoft Outlook.

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How to Print Your Outlook Calendar

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 10, 2013  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Believe it or not, this one question is asked more often than most any other in our Instructor-led hands-on Microsoft Outlook courses and let's face it. The world will never go completely paperless. Sometimes a paper copy of one's calendar is far preferable than the one on your screen. Here's how to print your Outlook calendar in your preferred configuration. This short tip is well worth the time.

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Outlook 2010: Sharing and Viewing Calendars

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  May 21, 2013  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Learn how to share your calendar with other users in your company, and how to view their calendars as well. In this video, we will share our calendar with another user, and then we will open that user's calendar side-by-side with our own.

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Outlook Web App and The Differences from Outlook 2010

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  February 11, 2013  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

What’s OWA, How is it different from Microsoft Outlook 2010?
While the full version of Outlook provides additional features not found in the
Outlook Web App (OWA), there are some great benefits to using OWA. In this
short video we will explore the differences between using Outlook 2010 and its
Web App.

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Quick Tip: Delete an Unwanted Address from the Microsoft Outlook Auto-Complete List

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 21, 2012  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Microsoft Outlook does many things that save time and streamline our communications process. In fact, it’s hard to remember how we business communications worked before the days of email. Each time you correspond with a new person, Outlook stores this address for quick recall at a later time. This is a good thing. We’ve all used this. You start typing an address and one, or several, options appear for us to select.

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Outlook Categories: Newer, Better, Brighter!

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 8, 2012  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Categories got a complete makeover. They work throughout Outlook in many helpful ways. Any Outlook item you create can be categorized by right clicking on the item and choosing categorize. The first time you use each category you will be asked to name the category. There are six categories by default (all named for colors) but you can add many more.

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Tip: Keep Your Inbox Clean with Outlook’s Conversation Clean Up feature

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 31, 2011  /  Outlook   —   1 Comments ↓

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Change the Background Color on your Calendar

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  July 29, 2010  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Change the Appearance of Your Calendar: Change the Background Color in Microsoft Outlook 2007

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PC Tip of the Week: Microsoft Outlook 2007

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  July 22, 2010  /  Outlook   —   No Comments ↓

Print Blank Calendars
You can use Microsoft Outlook to print a blank calendar. Blank calendars may be useful to take notes on or to consult when you meet to discuss a project with your team.

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