Create great-looking signatures for your e-mail

signature for an e-mail message

Give your e-mail messages professional polish or personal pizzazz by learning how to create and manage e-mail signatures in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Three practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Outlook 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create your own signatures using text, hyperlinks, pictures, or even an Electronic Business Card.

  • Use your signature in every message or just when you want to.

  • Create different signatures for your different roles or e-mail accounts and switch between them to suit your needs.

Topics in this course

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

  1. Create a simple signature

  2. What's in an e-mail signature?

  3. Start your signature

  4. Give it a name

  5. Make it look the way you like

  6. Apply your signature automatically

  7. Use your signature only when you choose to

  8. What the recipient will see

  9. Practice

  1. Get fancy: Signatures with pizzazz

  2. Use pictures and hyperlinks

  3. Advanced layout and design: Do it in the message body

  4. Use a handwritten signature

  5. Use an Electronic Business Card in your signature

  6. Design skills lacking? Download a template

  7. Practice

Lesson 3

  1. Multiple signatures for your multiple roles

  2. Create more than one signature

  3. Switch to another signature in a message

  4. Use a different signature for replies and forwards

  5. Use different signatures for different e-mail accounts

  6. Practice

  7. Quick reference card

Applies To: Outlook 2007

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