Outlook 2010 5 Useful Global Features

Microsoft Office 2010 is great, today we’ll go over 5 tips in Outlook. All Outlook features shown in the following tips can be found in any product language. Calendar Display follows the date format of the Regional and Language Options on your system (Start ->Control Panel->Regional and Language Options). Alternate Calendar gives the option of displaying two […]

Microsoft Office 2010 is great, today we’ll go over 5 tips in Outlook. All Outlook features shown in the following tips can be found in any product language.

  1. Calendar Display follows the date format of the Regional and Language Options on your system (Start ->Control Panel->Regional and Language Options).
  2. Alternate Calendar gives the option of displaying two calendar types in one view!  You can enable Alternate Calendar in Office button->Options->Calendar by simply checking the Enable an alternate calendar option, and select the desired calendar type.
  3. Outlook Holidays, by going to Office button->Options->Calendar and clicking Add Holidays button, you’ll find a list of country/region/religious holidays to choose from. Put your calendar in list view and you’ll see all the upcoming holidays.  (To do this – click the View tab -> Change View -> List).
  4. Second Time Zone let you schedule a meeting with someone in a different time zone? Go to Office button->Options->Calendar, check the Show a second time zone option, and select your preferred time zone.
  5. Right To Left Display show Arabic text. First, you need to’ve one of the right to left languages enabled on your keyboard (Control Panel->Regional and Language Options->Keyboard and Languages tab->Change keyboards, click Add to include a right to left language such as Arabic or Hebrew. Restart Outlook, go to Outlook advanced options (Office button->Options-> Advanced) now the additional Right to Left options will appear.  Select Right to Left under Define the direction of your views option.