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1

File Menu

Save, print, import/export messages and change Outlook program and account settings

2

Tabs

Contains all the options to work with your email/calendar/contacts etc - explained in more detail below

3

Folder Pane

Show a list of all your current folders such as Inbox, Sent, Deleted etc as well as any folders you have created yourself - the contents of this pane vary depending on whether you are viewing your emails, calendar, contacts etc

4

Message List

Shows a list of all messages in currently selected folder

5

Reading Pane

Provides a preview of message selected in the message list so you can see information about the sender and the message without fully opening it - also allows you to reply to or forward the email

6

Shortcuts

Easily switch between Mail, Calendar, People (Contacts), Tasks and Notes

7

Connection Status

Shows the status of the connection to your mail server - any connection errors will be show here