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#209 Save your meeting notes directly to OneNote via Outlook appointments

This is a great tip to keep your meeting notes organised using OneNote and Outlook. If you don’t know what OneNote is, catch up in less than a minute. From your Outlook appointment, click Meeting Notes. The page OneNote now creates is linked to your Outlook appointment, so you can always keep the meeting details and… Continue reading #209 Save your meeting notes directly to OneNote via Outlook appointments

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#186 Stop losing track of which emails you have read in Outlook

I don’t know about you, but emails are one of the banes of my life so I’m always thrilled to come across simple tips that make them easier to manage. This simple little tip stops Outlook from marking emails as read when you move through them in your inbox. So, if you regualry end up… Continue reading #186 Stop losing track of which emails you have read in Outlook

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#161 Reply to an email with a meeting request in Outlook

Did you know that you can reply to an email with a meeting request in Outlook? This is a quick and easy way to get a meeting in your diary with the person who emailed you. Also, by using the Scheduling Assistant you can quickly see at a glance when that person is free, which… Continue reading #161 Reply to an email with a meeting request in Outlook

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#72 Muddled by meetings? Colour code your calendar!

Do you find your Outlook calendar tricky to read at times? If you have a very busy calendar, colour coding can help you to see what’s happening in your week, at a glance. To do this in Outlook, you use categories. Have a look at this video to see how to apply categories to your… Continue reading #72 Muddled by meetings? Colour code your calendar!

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#60 Share your Outlook calendar via email

If you’re trying to organise a meeting with a colleague, and you want to avoid all the ‘I’m free on Tuesday, are you free?” type emails, one quick and easy way to do this is to email your calendar to your colleagues. They’ll only see whether you are free or busy, not if you’ve got… Continue reading #60 Share your Outlook calendar via email

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#42 Syncing Moodle scheduler with your Outlook Calendar

Earlier this week we had a quick look at the Moodle scheduler (see here if you missed it!). If you want to see your appointments in Outlook, as well as in your Moodle Calendar, follow the steps shown in the video below: (No audio on this one, so safe to watch in a busy office)… Continue reading #42 Syncing Moodle scheduler with your Outlook Calendar

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#13 Swamped by emails? Use rules!

Daily emails can be a little overwhelming at times, but using simple Outlook rules can reduce some of the pain! Rules can be used to do all sorts of fancy things, but we’ll start off easy. In the following 30 second video we demonstrate how to set up an email rule so that all emails… Continue reading #13 Swamped by emails? Use rules!