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Overcome Email Overload: Entourage and Outlook 2001 for Mac OS Notes
Outlook 2001 is a Mac OS version of Outlook 2000/2002.
It can only be used with an Exchange server, and has a VERY limited set of
rules and very few features. (I was quite surprised at how meager its
feature set is. Outlook Express for the Mac actually has a lot more features
than Outlook 2001!)
Entourage fills the same role as Outlook 2000 and Outlook 2002, but is a
completely different program.
The user interface is completely
different -- it is more like Outlook Express for Mac OS than it is to
Outlook 2000/2002. (This pertains mostly to Chapters 2-4.)
Entourage's capabilities are different as well:
- Like Outlook 2000/2002, Entourage rules can set a category and you can
inbox by category, but you can't create a View to group by category.
- There are no voting buttons. (Chapters 5 and 7)
- Entourage has a different junk mail filter. (Chapters 3 and 5)
- Entouage, like Outlook Express, has a very nice Mailing List Manager.
- Entourage has a very nice rule action that Outlook doesn't have:
remove attachment. You can use this to get rid of dangerous
attachments like executables (.EXEs) or Visual Basic scripts. (Chapter 3)
- A cute feature unique to Entourage is the random signature generator.
Updated 23 August 2001.