Are you new to Microsoft Outlook 2013? Do some course and guides leave you feeling a bit lost and overwhelmed right from the start? Super Simple Microsoft Outlook 2013 is a step-by-step guide, focusing only on the e-mail aspect of Outlook, it provides you with the tools necessary to quickly and easily get up and running. This guide gives keen absolute beginners like you the basic knowledge you need without spending hours learning advanced knowledge you don't.
Here's what you'll learn:
Using videos, lesson notes, a Quick Reference Guide and quizzes you will learn the e-mail basics of Outlook 2013 in about an hour.
A brief introduction to the trainer and why this course has been created.
Suggestions on how the get the most out of this course.
A description of some of the terminology I use to ask you to complete tasks.
A glossary of the standard terms used on this course and in the guides.
A recording of a short PowerPoint presentation answering the question 'What is e-mail?'
Learn how to find, open and close Outlook 2013 in Windows 7 and 8 computers.
Learn how to find and read your emails as well as save any attachemnts those e-mails may ahve.
Learn how to print and save e-mails. To practice the prointing part of this lesson you'll need to have a printer set up.
Once you have opened an e-mail learn how to respond to it or forward it on to someone else.
Delete an unwanted e-mail...and recover an e-mail you've deleted accidentally.
Learn how to create a new e-mail and attach a file. This video shows a photo being attached but the method is the same when attaching other items such as documents and videos.
Outlook can automatically check your spelling and grammar as you type. Learn how to accept a suggested correction then go onto change the language used to check your spelling.
This Quick Reference Guide is a great way to review what you have learned. Download it and keep it hangy for future reference.
This download contains all of the notes (lesson notes, QRG, glossary etc.) in this course as a PDF book.
Here a a selection the keyboard short-cuts I think you will find most useful in Outlook:
CTRL + A
Selects everything in the window where the cursor is.
CTRL + Z
Magically undoes whatever mistake you have just made.
CTRL + X
Cuts the text you have highlighted from the screen and remembers it (on the clipboard) in case you want to paste it somewhere else.
CTRL + C
Copies whatever you have highlighted, ready for you to paste somewhere else (like CTRL + X but doesn’t remove it from the screen).
CTRL + V
Pastes whatever you have on the clipboard (from CTRL + X or CTRL + C) onto the screen where your cursor is.
CTRL + B
Makes the selected text bold.
CTRL + U
Underlines the selected text.
CTRL + I
Italicizes the selected text.
Know your short-cuts? Let's find out ;-)
I am a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and trainer at Super Simple Training. I conduct classroom, 1 to 1, web-conference and floor walking training in the U.K. My clients have included the Ministry of Defence, Mercedes Benz, British Army, Zurich Insurance, the National Health Service and the Office for National Statistics.
I specialise in Microsoft Office, 365, Windows and SharePoint and produce manuals, training web pages, Quick Guides and instructional videos.
I live in the West Midlands, England with my partner, two kids, a French Bulldog and a ginger cat.