Formatting Email in Outlook 2016 for Windows

Outlook 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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There are numerous formatting techniques that can be applied to Outlook 2016 emails. Discover how to format text, use lists, work with styles and templates, and manage signatures.


  • Formatting your text
    Inserting special characters
    use text styles in Outlook 2016
    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


  • 5m 18s
    When inserting text into an email in Outlook 2016, 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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    With Outlook 2016 you can add special characters not found on your keyboard into you emails. Insert symbols, letter from other languages as well as equation with the insert options found in the email menu. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using text styles in Outlook 2016 for Windows
    3m 3s
    Outlook 2016'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 2016 for Windows
    4m 39s
    In Outlook 2016, 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 2016 for Windows
    2m 48s
    Once you have applied a number of text styles in your email, you can quickly change them all by using the Outlook 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    3m 12s
    Outlook 2016'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 2016 for Windows
    3m 47s
    The default email background in Outlook 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    4m 10s
    If you want to create a structured list of data entries in your email, you can use the Outlook 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    5m 18s
    In Outlook 2016, 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 2016 for Windows
    4m 34s
    Before sending your email, it is important to check it for any spelling mistakes. Outlook 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    4m 57s
    In Outlook 2016, 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 2016 for Windows
    6m 7s
    If you sign your email in the same way each time, then you may find it useful to use signatures. In Outlook 2016, 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 2016 for Windows
    3m 15s
    Email templates are very useful if you often send the same types of email. In Outlook 2016, 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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