Using Outlook Out of Office Assistant (Automatic Replies)

Learn how to utilize the Outlook Out of Office Assistant to keep people informed while you are out of the office or away from your test for extended periods or time. Also, learn how to add rules to your Out of Office Assistant to stay on top of incoming message while you are away.

The Outlook Out of office Assistant is a great way to keep your clients and teams in the loop when you are out of the office or away from your desk for extended periods of time.  Using rules with the Out of Office Assistant can also help you stay organized while out. It can be used to respond to emails you received (internal and external) as well as take additional actions such as forwarding, tagging and moved to folders.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for using the Outlook Out of Office Assistant. Continue reading “Using Outlook Out of Office Assistant (Automatic Replies)”

Working with Word Table of Authoritites

Learn how to work with Word Table of Authorities and Citations — Marking Citations, Creating the Table of Authorities, Updating the Table of Authorities, Editing/Formatting Table of Authorities Entries and Adding or Changing a Citation Category for a Table of Authorities Entry.

A Table of Authorities lists the references in a legal document, along with the numbers of the pages on which the references appear.  In order to create a Table of Authorities, you must first mark the citations.  When you mark your citations, Word inserts a special TA (Table of Authorities Entry) field in the document.  You can then search the document for the next long or short citation to mark, or you automatically mark each subsequent occurrence of the citation.  NOTE:  You have the ability to change or add categories of citations if you do not want to use the existing categories. Below are the step-by-step instructions for working with Word Table of Authorities – Marking Citations, Creating the Table of Authorities, Updating the Table of Authorities, Editing/Formatting Table of Authorities Entries and Adding or Changing a Citation Category for a Table of Authorities Entry. Continue reading “Working with Word Table of Authoritites”

Using OneNote for Document Management

Learn how to Use OneNote for Document Management to easily locate documents stored across multiple mediums. The step-by-step instructions will show you how to set up the management of your documents and directories using links. You’ll also learn how to keep the links current.

Let’s continue on with our organization theme.  This time, we’re going to focus on document organization or managing our documents.  OneNote can be a great tool for organizing and tracking your documents, whether they’re located locally, on external drives or OneDrive.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for using OneNote for document management. Continue reading “Using OneNote for Document Management”

Quick Ways to Organize OneNote Notes

Learn how to Organize OneNote Notes with subpages and table of contents for easier navigation.

OneNote Notes are a great tool for collection your thoughts and information for various work projects and personal plans.  However, it can become very cumbersome if the vast amounts of data collected are not kept organized.  I’ve collected a few quick ways to you can organize your notes to ensure you can quickly and easily find your information when needed.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for various quick ways to organize OneNote Notes. Continue reading “Quick Ways to Organize OneNote Notes”

Creating Outlook Groups

In this entry, you will learn the process for creating Outlook groups, allowing for easy collaboration with team members.

Groups come in handy when you need to collaborate with individuals within your organization on projects.  They give you an extra layer of cohesiveness that just sending emails and documents do not.  But before we get started, let’s make sure you understand what a group is compared to a contact group.  Please remember, groups are not the same as contact groups.  Contact groups were previously known as distribution lists and are used for distributing information to lists of recipients.  Whereas, groups have a shared workspace for e-mail, conversations, files and calendar events where group members can collaborate and access information.  Below are the step-by-step instructions for creating Outlook groups. Continue reading “Creating Outlook Groups”