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Microsoft Outlook 2002 is a personal information manager (PIM). With Outlook, you can communicate throughout your office or over the Internet with e-mail, and you can also schedule meetings, create task lists for yourself and others and keep track of all your important appointments. Outlook provides accessibility and flexibility for you and your coworkers and friends.

The What and Why of Microsoft Outlook

Outlook can help you organize your work on a day-to-day basis. Using Microsoft Outlook, you can do the following:

  • Create task lists

  • Manage your calendar

  • Log phone calls and other important events in your journal

  • Make notes to remind yourself of important tasks

Additionally, Outlook can help you communicate with others and share your workload. When you and your coworkers use the combined features of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office, you can

  • Schedule meetings and invite coworkers

  • Communicate with others using e-mail

  • Import and export files

While providing you with many communication and organizational features, Microsoft Outlook is easy to learn. This book will help you understand the possibilities awaiting you with Microsoft Outlook 2002.

Why Que's 10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2002?

The 10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2002 can save you precious time while you get to know the different features provided by Microsoft Outlook. Each lesson is designed to be completed in 10 minutes or less, so you'll be up to snuff on basic and advanced Outlook features quickly.

Although you can jump around among lessons, starting at the beginning is a good plan. The bare-bones basics are covered first, and more advanced topics are covered later. If you need help installing Outlook, see the next section for instructions.

Who Should Use This Book?

The 10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2002 is for anyone who

  • Has Microsoft Outlook 2002 installed on their PC.

  • Needs to learn Microsoft Outlook 2002 quickly.

  • Wants to explore some of the advanced features of Outlook.

  • Wants a quick way to select, learn, and perform tasks in Microsoft Outlook.

Conventions Used in This Book

The 10 Minute Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2002 includes step-by-step instructions for performing specific tasks. To help you as you work through these steps and help you move through the lessons easily, additional information is included and identified by the following icons.

Plain English

New or unfamiliar terms are defined to help you as you work through the various steps in the lesson.


Read these tips for ideas that cut corners and confusion.


This icon identifies areas where new users often run into trouble; these hints offer practical solutions to those problems.

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