Category Archives: Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Office 365 – Quick Access toolbar – command labels

In Office 365 and the latest version of Microsoft Project, you can choose to show the Quick Access Toolbar above or below the ribbon. To do so, click on the drop-down to the right of the Quick Access Toolbar. If … Continue reading

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Office 365 – I can’t see my ribbon

Sometimes the icons on your ribbon get hidden while you are working in Office 365. To make all icons visible again and pin them so that they remain so, click on one of the names along the top of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – dictating an email

Did you know that you can now dictate an email if you want a change from typing? This can be a very handy feature for those of you still working from home and want to give your fingers a rest. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – Ribbon not showing all icons

One morning I opened Microsoft Outlook to see only a condensed version of the ribbon I am used to seeing. I thought this may be something to do with a Microsoft upgrade but this isn’t really the case. The ribbon … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – left Caps Lock on by mistake?

It is very easy when typing an email in Microsoft Outlook to suddenly find that you have been happily working away with Caps Lock on by mistake. The last thing you want to do is delete everything you have done … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – always check spellings before sending

It is so easy to send an email and forget to check the spelling and we don’t always notice the red wriggly lines that warn us of a mis-spelling. Why not change the settings so that Outlook will check the … Continue reading

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Sending an email mailmerge to Outlook contacts

If you want to send an email mailmerge to your Outlook contact list: In Word, go to the Mailings tab. From the Start Mail Merge dropdown, select E-mail Messages. From the Select Recipients dropdown, click Select from Outlook Contacts. You may … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – printing part of an email

While it is easy enough to print part of an email or print a specific page, what happens if you just want to print specific paragraphs? To print part of a message in Microsoft Outlook with the original headers intact: … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – using Quick Parts to add commonly repeated blocks of text

If you are replying to (or creating new) emails, you may have some standard text that you may want to include on a regular basis. For example, one that I often write is: “Thank you for your enquiry regarding Excel … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook – adding contact lists to the Address Book

When you are trying to address an email and click the To button, the Select Names dialog box displays with a dropdown list in the Address Book area, usually showing the Global Address Book and various other contact folders. At … Continue reading

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