Get more screen real-estate, on the cheap

Did you know? With Outlook 2007 and newer versions, you can hide or display the Navigation Pane (at the left side of the screen) by clicking Alt+F1.


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Use Alt + F2 to toggle the display of the To-Do Bar at the right side of the screen.

Ctrl + F1 hides or displays the Ribbon. This doesn’t work in the main Outlook window but it can help to free up space when editing a Task Item or other item.

Only CC’d? Please display in another color

If you receive scads of mails every day, it’s handy to be able to quickly see if each one was sent to you directly, or if you’re just on somebody’s CC list.

In Outlook, here’s how to set up this function:

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