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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.

How to check responses to meeting request

After creating a meeting request, invitees can confirm and refuse to attend this event, or suggest another time. The organizer of the meeting is essential to track confirmations and refusals of participants. In Outlook, it is easy to check the responses by the organizer, but participants do not receive notifications from other attendees.

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.

Attaching a Business Card to a message

With Outlook, you can send a copy of a contact item in vCard format, a standard format for exchanging contact information. This allows the recipient to import the contact data into a contact management program, assuming that the recipient's program supports the vCard standard (as most do).

Send an E-mail later

Outlook offers you the capability to schedule an e-mail to be sent at the specified date and time in the future.

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.

Quick Preview of Emails

Sometimes you just need to have a quick preview of an email before deciding whether to open it. Outlook provides a feature called AutoPreview that shows the first few lines of your emails.

Search Folders

Search Folders let you to access the information in your mailbox more quickly, because, unlike the ordinal folders, they do not dictate that message should belong to a single folder.

Display all received E-mails in plain text

In order to increase the speed of opening e-mail messages and reduce risks involved with opening of unsolicited messages, you can switch Outlook to the plain text reading mode.

How to import a Distribution List sent you as an attachment

In Outlook 2016 you wouldn't find a distribution list because it's called now Contact Groups, for more details see how to import a Contact Group sent you as an attachment.