Outlook offers us with an Quick Access Toolbar to access important commands in a jiffy.
Microsoft Outlook is a powerhouse of innovative features and accessing each of them might become difficult at a time, so at that moment Quick Access Toolbar comes in handy. It is but obvious, as the name suggests, Quick Access Toolbar is a tool that helps is quickly accessing to important commands in Outlook. However, there is something more than that when it comes to the Quick Access Toolbar. This customizable toolbar actually comprises of a set of commands for any access within Outlook. Read further and learn in depth about the useful Quick Access Toolbar.
It is first of all important to note where the Quick Access Toolbar actually appears in Outlook? Well, this toolbar is displayed right above the File Tab to provide an easy access to the most frequently used commands. By default, the Send or Receive and Undo commands do appear in Quick Access Toolbar. The best thing is that you are allowed to customize this toolbar as per your use and preference.
Now, we will describe how to actually customize the Quick Access Toolbar in Outlook. For this you will need to choose the apt tab or a group in order to display the command that you wish to add in the Quick Access Toolbar. By right clicking on any command and clicking Add to Quick Access Toolbar, you will be able to add that command in the shortcut menu of Quick Access.
You may also Move the Quick Access Toolbar at any of the two specified places allowed. By default this toolbar is located at the upper left corner just adjacent to the Microsoft Office Button with four colorful square icon. Secondly, it might be displayed just below the ribbon where you get to see the Interface for MS Office Fluent User. However, you are allowed to move it on the screen at some other places for any easy access. For this you first need to choose the Customize Quick Access Toolbar Option from the main menu. Then, you will be able to see a list from where you need to choose the option of Show Above The Ribbon or Show Below The Ribbon.
Since, Outlook 2013 is Touch Mode Optimized, it is also better to know how to use this mode to access the Quick Access Toolbar. All you need in this respect is to choose the Customize Quick Access Toolbar Option and then go to the Touch/Mouse Mode Option listed under the list of options. After this you will be easily able to operate the Quick Access Toolbar using a mouse toggle with Touch Mode.
While using the Quick Access Toolbar in Outlook it is important to bear in mind a few things. Firstly, you are not allowed to widen the size of the buttons appearing in this toolbar for any command. However, you can decrease the screen resolution to increase the size of the buttons. Secondly, Quick Access cannot be displayed in multiple lines. Lastly, Quick Access is limited to adding only commands and nothing else.
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