Outlook 2013:

Advanced (MOS Edition)

Topic-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

          Prerequisites:  Outlook 2013: Basic or equivalent experience

                         Unit 1 :  Customizing Outlook

                               Topic A: 0  The Outlook environment

                               A-1:                               Hiding and showing the Ribbon

                               A-2:                               Rearranging tabs and groups on the Ribbon

                               A-3:                               Hiding and removing tabs and groups

                               A-4:                               Creating a Ribbon tab

                               A-5:                               Resetting the Ribbon

                               A-6:                               Customizing the Quick Access toolbar

                               A-7:                               Changing To-Do Bar options

                               A-8:                               Customizing the Status bar

                               A-9:                               Examining the People pane

                               A-10:                               Viewing custom photos in the People pane

                               A-11:                               Viewing contact details

                               A-12:                               Customizing the Weather bar

                               Topic B:0  General options and account settings

                               B-1:                               Changing User Interface options

                               B-2:                               Making Outlook your default email client

                               B-3:                               Managing multiple email accounts

                               Topic C: 0  Quick Steps

                               C-1:                               Using Quick Steps

                               C-2:                               Configuring Quick Steps

                               C-3:                               Creating a Quick Step

                               C-4:                               Duplicating and editing a Quick Step

                               C-5:                               Restoring the Quick Steps group to its default settings

                               Topic D: 0  The Folder pane and Navigation bar

                         D-1:                         Changing the startup folder

                         D-2:                         Creating shortcuts and shortcut groups

                         D-3:                         Deleting shortcuts and shortcut groups

                         D-4:                         Customizing the Navigation bar

                         Unit 2 :  Customizing messages

                               Topic A: 0  Message appearance

                               A-1:                               Applying a theme

                               A-2:                               Applying a Quick Style to an email message

                               A-3:                               Customizing a Quick Style

                               A-4:                               Using message stationery

                               A-5:                               Modifying stationery fonts

                               A-6:                               Adding and using Quick Parts

                               A-7:                               Modifying email options

                               A-8:                               Specifying a message format

                               Topic B: 0  Signatures

                               B-1:                               Defining a signature

                               B-2:                               Modifying a signature

                               B-3:                               Using an electronic business card as a signature

                               B-4:                               Specifying a sending account

                               Topic C: 0  Voting buttons

                               C-1:                               Adding voting buttons to a message

                               C-2:                               Replying to a message with voting buttons

                               C-3:                               Creating custom voting buttons

                               Topic D: 0  Out-of-office messages

                         D-1:                         Enabling automatic replies

                         D-2:                         Setting automatic reply rules

                         D-3:                         Turning off automatic replies

                         Unit 3 :  Mailbox organization and management

                               Topic A: 0  Setting rules

                               A-1:                               Creating a rule

                               A-2:                               Observing a rule in action

                               A-3:                               Turning off and deleting a rule

                               A-4:                               Creating a custom rule

                               Topic B: 0  Managing your mailbox

                         B-1:                         Exploring conversations

                         B-2:                         Managing conversations

                         B-3:                         Deleting messages and attachments

                         B-4:                         Deleting the contents of automatic folders

                         B-5:                         Compacting your mailbox

                         Topic C: 0                         Archiving your mail

                         C-1:                         Archiving mail messages to a local file

                         C-2:                         Opening an archive file

                         C-3:                         Archiving mail messages to a file automatically

                         C-4:                         Archiving to the archive mailbox

                         C-5:                         Saving a message

                         Unit 4 :  Organizing items

                               Topic A: 0  Folders

                               A-1:                               Creating a folder

                               Topic B: 0  Searching

                               B-1:                               Performing advanced searches

                               B-2:                               Searching Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks

                               B-3:                               Using Instant Search

                               B-4:                               Customizing Instant Search

                               B-5:                               Setting up a Search folder

                               B-6:                               Using a Search folder

                               Topic C: 0  Advanced filtering

                               C-1:                               Applying filters to find messages

                               Topic D: 0  Categories

                         D-1:                         Using categories to group messages

                         D-2:                         Arranging and searching by category

                         D-3:                         Categorizing a contact

                         D-4:                         Categorizing an appointment and a meeting

                         D-5:                         Assigning categories with Quick Click

                         D-6:                         Creating a category

                         D-7:                         Sorting and searching by category

                         Unit 5 :  Notes and Journals

                               Topic A: 0  Recording information with notes

                               A-1:                               Creating and modifying notes

                               A-2:                               Forwarding notes

                               A-3:                               Printing notes

                               Topic B: 0  Tracking activities with the Journal

                         B-1:                         Creating a Journal entry

                         B-2:                         Viewing Journal entries

                         B-3:                         Noting work performed with a journal entry

                         Unit 6 :  Collaboration

                               Topic A: 0  Sharing your calendar and contacts

                               A-1:                               Sharing calendars

                               A-2:                               Permitting another user to manage your calendar

                               A-3:                               Delegating access to your calendar

                               A-4:                               Removing a delegate

                               A-5:                               Sharing contacts and Contacts folders

                               A-6:                               Exporting contacts

                                0Topic B: 0  Staying informed with RSS

              B-1:              Subscribing to RSS feeds

              B-2:              Reading a story and updating a feed

              B-3:              Changing and removing RSS feeds

              Appendix A :  Connecting with SharePoint

                               Topic A: 0  Connecting with colleagues via Outlook Social Connectors