If Outlook's built-in arrangements don't provide the view you need, you can create your own grouping levels
by customizing your view.
Sometimes you just need to have a quick preview of an e-mail before deciding whether to open it. Outlook
provides a feature called AutoPreview that shows the first few lines of your e-mails.
Outlook uses two features to resolve and complete names entered into email messages: AutoComplete and
When you open an e-mail, it automatically is marked as read. However, if you are using the Reading
Pane to view messages instead of opening them, you have a number of possible options for marking
e-mails as being read.
You can display or hide a Reading pane that displays the header and partial contents of the selected
If you like visually appealing message templates called stationaries, you may want to set up Outlook to
always use a particular stationery for all new messages.
If you have Outlook configured to automatically check for new e-mails at predefined intervals, you will
probably want to be notified when a new e-mail has arrived.
Most people prefer to have Outlook display the Inbox when the application is started. The following
tip enables you to specify which folder you would like to be displayed when you start Outlook.