Outlook 2002 Accessibility Tutorials

The downloadable document below includes step by step instructions on how to use the many accessibility features available in Outlook 2002. Accessibility tutorials are provided for the topics in the following list.

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Using Keyboard Shortcuts

  • View and Print a List of Keyboard Shortcut Keys
  • Show or Hide Shortcut Keys in ScreenTips

Adjusting Size and Format Options

  • Change the Size of Text
  • Change the Text Font
  • Change the Style of Text and Other Elements in a View
  • Change the Format of a Message You Received or Already Created

Choosing Color and Sound Options

  • Change the Color of Text
  • Change the Background Color of Your Calendar
  • Change the Default Color, Font, and Size for Notes You Create
  • Add, Change, or Delete Sounds Used with Button and Menu Commands
  • View Messages in Draft Font
  • Get Sound or Visual Notification When New Messages Arrive

Customizing Menus and Toolbars

  • Display or Hide a Toolbar
  • Show All Commands on Menus
  • Create a Custom Toolbar
  • Add a Button, Menu, or Command
  • Change the Size of a Toolbar Button

Automating Tasks

  • Correct Misspelled Words as You Type
  • Make AutoCorrect Entries for Misspellings and Typos
  • Create a Distribution List Instead of Entering Names in the To Line Individually
  • Automatically Process Requests and Responses
  • Preview Items Without Opening Them
  • Collect and Paste Among Programs

Installing and Training Speech Recognition

  • Install and Train Speech Recognition Through Word
  • Install and Train by Doing a Custom Installation
  • Train Speech Recognition the First Time You Use Speech in an Office Program

Installing and Using Office XP

  • Installing Microsoft Office XP
  • Activating Your Copy of Office
  • Using Office XP Help

Windows XP

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