Tag Archives: Outlook

Upgrading to Office 2013 – Why are the Ribbon commands hidden?

1uIf you have recently upgraded to Office 2013 you will have noticed that the Ribbon is collapsed by default, and only the Ribbon tabs are visible. As a result one of the first questions I get asked when doing upgrade training is “why are the Ribbon commands hidden and how do I get them back”? Continue reading Upgrading to Office 2013 – Why are the Ribbon commands hidden?

Outlook 2013 and 2016 – why are my folders no longer alphabetically listed?

outlookiconOutlook 2013 now offers you the freedom of reordering your folders in any order that takes your fancy.

Now you can simply drag your most used folders to the top of the folder list.  No more fussing around placing numbers and zz’s  in front of folder names. Continue reading Outlook 2013 and 2016 – why are my folders no longer alphabetically listed?

Outlook – applying colour to messages as they arrive into your Inbox

1oPrevious versions of Outlook offered the ability to organise your messages by colour. You could quickly turn on Rules that would distinguish messages from an individual Sender or on a certain Subject and then change the colour and format of the message as it arrived into your Inbox. Therefore making it very quick and easy to identify key messages. Continue reading Outlook – applying colour to messages as they arrive into your Inbox

Outlook Categories – using colour to organise messages, tasks and appointments

1oCategories allow you to quickly organise your Outlook items using colour coding. If you have recently upgraded from an earlier version of Outlook you may have made use of coloured flags to organise your items. Coloured flags are now replaced by Categories. Continue reading Outlook Categories – using colour to organise messages, tasks and appointments