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Guest Post @ Lawyerist: Microsoft Outlook Accidents (and How to Fix Them)

Ever hit a wrong button or moved your mouse the wrong way in Microsoft Outlook, only to see something essential disappear? Apparently, it’s a common problem, since I get quite a few distress calls from co-workers saying, “Help! My [fill in the blank] disappeared from my screen!”

In my latest guest post at Lawyerist, I cover some of the most common oopsies I see and how to restore your Outlook to look the way you had it before you did that one-two-switcheroo.

Click here to read the full illustrated article.

Guest Post @ Lawyerist: 3 Outlook Quick Tricks

Over on Lawyerist, I’ve been writing a lot lately about Microsoft Outlook — how to use tasks and categories and how assign tasks to other people, for example. This week, I’ve gathered up three features many Outlook users don’t even know about.

For instance, did you know that Outlook can automatically calculate “30 days from now” or “one week from today” when setting a due date? Or that you can redirect e-mail replies to another user? Or that Outlook can keep all of the e-mails in a particular conversation together for easy reference?

If these tricks are news to you, click here for the full illustrated tutorial.

Guest Post @ Lawyerist: Using Tasks + Categories Views

Want to use Microsoft Outlook to organize your cases? Say, keep track of your overflowing to-do list, group all of your Smith v. Jones entries together, get an at-a-glance look at what’s on your plate this week?

In the second post in a series, I’m demonstrating those very things over on Lawyerist. In Using Outlook Tasks + Categories Views, I build on the techniques shown in the first post, this time focusing on how to use Task Views so you can get an overview of what’s coming up, like this:

You can even print these views out to put in your briefcase or working file.

To view the step-by-step demonstration of how the Task View above was created, click here.