Formatting Email in Outlook 2013 for Windows

Outlook 2013 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Outlook 2013 offers a wide range of formatting features that can be applied to emails. Learn how to work with text, text styles, style sets, bullet lists, and templates; use spell check and AutoCorrect; and manage signatures.


  • Formatting your text
    Inserting special characters
    Using text styles
    Creating a style
    Creating a style set
    Modifying your email theme
    Customizing your email background
  • Creating a bullet list
    Customizing your bullet list
    Spell checking your email
    Using the autocorrect function
    Managing your signatures
    Using email templates


  • 6m 44s
    When inserting text into an email in Outlook 2013, you can change its appearance and make it look more attractive by using the various different formatting options available. You can, for example, adjust the font and size of your text, and even apply text effects such as bold, italic and underline. FREE ACCESS
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    If you want to insert a symbol that cannot be found on your keyboard, you can use the special characters menu. Outlook 2013 features a large number of special characters, including arrows, mathematical symbols, and accented letters. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using text styles in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    3m 28s
    Outlook 2013's text styles are very useful for quickly formatting your text and changing its appearance. These styles can help you to adjust the appearance of your email and include headers and emphasized text. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a style in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    In Outlook 2013, you can modify the text style that you have applied. You can control the color of your text, the font that is applied, and the size of your text. You can even create your own customized styles. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a style set in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    4m 44s
    Once you have applied a number of text styles in your email, you can quickly change them all by using the Outlook 2013 style sets. Style sets control the overall appearance of your text elements, enabling you to create a harmonious-looking email very easily. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Modifying your email theme in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    3m 53s
    Outlook 2013's themes allow you to control the font styles, color sets and even the effects applied to shapes that have been added to your email. These themes can change the appearance of your email very quickly. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Customizing your email background in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    5m 40s
    The default email background in Outlook 2013 is plain white. You can, however, modify the background using colors, textures, gradients and even images that you have saved to your hard drive. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating a bullet list in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    4m 36s
    If you want to create a structured list of data entries in your email, you can use the Outlook 2013 bullet and numbered list options. It is even possible to combine the two styles and create sublists. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Customizing your bullet list in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    4m 38s
    In Outlook 2013, there are a number of additional custom options available if you want to edit your bullet lists and sublists. You can adjust individual levels, change the number style and even select your own bullet symbol. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Spell checking your email in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    4m 52s
    Before sending your email, it is important to check it for any spelling mistakes. Outlook 2013 comes complete with a tool that automatically highlights potential spelling mistakes, as well as a standard spell checker. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using the AutoCorrect function in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    5m 36s
    In Outlook 2013, certain words can automatically be corrected or modified once they have been inserted into your email. Capital letters can be inserted automatically, and character strings can even be transformed into special symbols. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Managing your signatures in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    5m 32s
    If you sign your email in the same way each time, then you may find it useful to use signatures. In Outlook 2013, you can adjust how and when you use signatures, which accounts they are associated with, and even remove them from individual emails. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using email templates in Outlook 2013 for Windows
    3m 59s
    Email templates are very useful if you often send the same types of email. In Outlook 2013, you can create an email template which can be used to speed up the creation of the email that you are sending. FREE ACCESS


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