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Outlook 2007 Basic Course

Microsoft Outlook




The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Starting and Exiting Outlook
  • Identifying the Parts of the Outlook 2007 Window
  • Using the Navigation Pane
  • Creating a New Folder
  • Working with Folders
  • Using the Favorite Folders Pane
  • Moving and Copying Items to Another Folder
  • Using Shortcuts
  • Working with Color Categories
  • Deleting an Item and Retrieving a Deleted Item


  • Introduction
  • Identifying the Parts of the Compose Mail Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using the Reading Pane
  • Reading and Previewing a Message
  • Creating a Message
  • Saving a Draft of a Message
  • Replying To or Forwarding a Message
  • Opening or Saving an Attachment
  • Sorting Messages
  • Printing a Message

Mail Extras

  • Introduction
  • Formatting Message Text
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Attaching a File
  • Using Stationery
  • Adding a Signature
  • Setting Message Options
  • Flagging a Message
  • Setting Up Read and Delivery Receipts
  • Working with Desktop Alerts


  • Introduction
  • Viewing a Calendar
  • Creating an Appointment
  • Making an Appointment Recurring
  • Scheduling a Meeting
  • Sending a Meeting Request
  • Responding to a Meeting Request
  • Using Reminders
  • Creating an Additional Calendar
  • Sending Your Calendar in an E-mail
  • Printing a Calendar


  • Introduction
  • Creating a Contact
  • Finding a Contact
  • Working with a Contact
  • Viewing Activities for a Contact
  • Creating a Distribution List
  • Viewing and Sorting Contacts
  • Working with Business Cards
  • Sending Contact Information

Tasks and Notes

  • Introduction
  • Creating a Task
  • Creating a Task Assignment
  • Responding to a Task Request
  • Making a Task Recurring
  • Changing Task Status
  • Viewing and Sorting Tasks
  • Working with the To-Do Bar
  • Creating a Note
  • Viewing and Sorting Notes

Journal and Extras

  • Introduction
  • Recording Information in a Journal
  • Working with Journal Entries
  • Creating a New Journal
  • Working with Journal Groups
  • Viewing a Web Page in Outlook
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Using the Research Task Pane

Searching and Getting Help

  • Introduction
  • Searching for Items
  • Using Outlook Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Displaying Access Keys