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Five tricks to customize your mailbox view

These five simple customizations of Microsoft Office Outlook mailbox view will save you a lot of time and improve the overall productivity.

Adding Comments to Reply or Forward

When you answer questions or comment some points of the received message, it helps to include an indicator so that the person reading your message will know exactly what topic you're responding to.

How to add and use voting button in Outlook

Voting Buttons in Outlook is a useful feature, which can help to collect your colleagues' or friends' decisions with email messages easily. This article is arranged to guide you add and use voting buttons in Microsoft Outlook with ease.

How to enter a hyperlink containing a space into an E-mail

When you enter text into an e-mail, Outlook recognizes certain values, such as Web and UNC addresses (such as a network resource), and automatically makes them hyperlinks. However, after you enter a space, Outlook stops creating the hyperlink because it has no way of knowing whether you've finished the address and are now typing another word or whether the address contains spaces.

How to create a Signature

If you frequently sign your messages using not only your name, but also additional information such as your job title and contact information, you'll appreciate Outlook's Signature feature. When enabled, it appends text of your choice to the end of every message that create and/or reply to.

Using templates to facilitate more versatile E-mail Distribution

If you want to construct a more complicated distribution list, with some recipients on the To field, some recipients on the CC field, and yet more recipients on the BCC field, you have to use a message template where you explicitly assign recipients to each field.

Set default fonts for E-mails

Outlook enables you to specify default fonts to use for different situations when dealing with e-mail. Additionally you can individually configure default font settings for composing new e-mail and replying and forwarding.

Reply and Forward Options

For replies and forwarded messages, you can choose to attach the original text, to include and indent the text, or to add a prefix to each line of the original message or reply without including the original text.

How to change the Stationery in Outlook

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.

Message Settings

Outlook message window does not show all message fields. There many fields hidden behind the Options button, where you can set message priority, delivery notifications, etc.