Enterprise Applications: Finally, an Outlook for Mac
Finally, an Outlook for Mac
by P. J. Connolly
Collect Messages by Conversation Partners
Outlook 2011 allows users to organize e-mails by conversation threads for an at-a-glance history of the discussion.
Don't Give Up Old Data Yet
It took about 10 minutes for Outlook 2011 to import a CD-ROMs worth of archived data from an old installation of Outlook 2003 for Windows.
Improved My Day View
The revised My Day view in Outlook 2011 displays events vertically, in the same fashion as the Calendar view.
Ribbon Interface Organizes Tools
Outlook 2011 adds the "ribbon" interface that boasts a logical organization of tools and functions.
Preview Attachments Easily
Outlook 2011 uses the QuickLook feature of Mac OS X to display attachment previews without requiring the launch of the source application.
Filter by Message Category
Filtering messages by category allows users of Outlook 2011 to easily sift through their inboxes, making it easier to focus on the immediate task.
Create Meetings from E-Mail
Outlook 2011 gives users the ability to turn e-mail into message invitations with a single click, and allows an instant view of the attendees schedules.
Work with Many Mailboxes at Once
Users often have multiple e-mail accounts outside the corporate system, and Outlook 2011 provides a consolidated view of the inboxes for easier access.