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This article is part 9 of a series of thirteen articles that explain how to use Outlook 2000 to communicate through e-mail. To view the other articles in this series, please see the "Additional Resources" section later in this article.
This information is an excerpt from the Quick Course in Microsoft Outlook 2000 book, Chapter 3: "Communicating with E-Mail". Learn More About Quick Course in Microsoft Outlook 2000
Organizing MessagesIf you start sending and receiving lots of e-mail messages that you need to keep, you will want to organize the Inbox so specific messages are easier to find. As with the Notes and Contacts components, you can change the way you view messages, either by using one of Outlook's predefined views or by creating a view of your own. You can also create folders to supplement the default e-mail folders. For the remainder of this chapter, you will look at ways to keep the messages you send and receive in a more logical order.
Switching ViewsSo far, you have worked with the Inbox using the default messages view. Let's quickly take a look at some of the other available views:
ADDITIONAL RESOURCESFor additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307377/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 1: Using the Inbox
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310484/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 2: Composing Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310485/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 3: Addressing Messages Quickly
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310486/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 4: Attaching Files to Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310491/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 5: Sending and Retrieving Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310487/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 6: Replying to Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310488/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 7: Forwarding Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310489/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 8: Deleting Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310580/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 11: Using Folders
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310581/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 12: Moving Messages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310582/EN-US/ )OL2000: Communicating with E-Mail: Part 13: Organizing Messages with the Rules Wizard
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