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How to reduce the size of attached pictures

When you send pictures as attachments in Outlook, you can have some issues with size of your email. Some mail servers have strict limits for incoming and outgoing messages.
The best way to send pictures or any other large files is to share them on external resource such as Google Drive, and send a link, but even in Outlook you can try to reduce the size of the picture attachment.

How to turn on or off Mini Toolbar

By default Outlook shows feature called the Mini Toolbar. This feature can be useful, but somebody might want to turn it off. This tip shows how to turn on or turn off this feature.

Outlook Auto-Archive folder

AutoArchive in Outlook moves old items to an archive. You can customize it for more comfortable using of Outlook.

How to customize your Navigation Bar

You can easily customize Outlook layout by changing views, removing some buttons or changing the order on the Navigation Bar. You can also change the order of the Outlook views on the Navigation Bar.

Show or Hide Enhanced ScreenTips

By default, Outlook shows document tooltips (or screentips) when you hover on a button, but this option can be turned off.

Using Shortcuts to create new Outlook items

This tip is about how to create and use icons on the desktop or your Quick Start toolbar that start new Outlook items like new e-mail message or new appointment item.

How to display and hide the Reading pane

You can display or hide a Reading pane that displays the header and partial contents of the selected message.

How to specify which folder is displayed when Outlook starts

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.

How to control how the Reading Pane marks E-mails as read

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.

Using AutoCorrect

Outlook, like other Office applications, supports AutoCorrect - a feature that allows Outlook to correct common spelling and typing errors and to replace characters with symbols. You also can use AutoCorrect as a shortcut, which means you can type a small string of characters and have those characters replaced by a longer string.