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Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By : Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao
Book Image

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide

By: Gustavo Moraes, Douglas Romao

Overview of this book

With its extensive set of tools and features for improving productivity and collaboration, Microsoft 365 is being widely adopted by organizations worldwide. This book will help not only developers but also business people and those working with information to discover tips and tricks for making the most of the apps in the Microsoft 365 suite. The Microsoft 365 Fundamentals Guide is a compendium of best practices and tips to leverage M365 apps for effective collaboration and productivity. You'll find all that you need to work efficiently with the apps in the Microsoft 365 family in this complete, quick-start guide that takes you through the Microsoft 365 apps that you can use for your everyday activities. You'll learn how to boost your personal productivity with Microsoft Delve, MyAnalytics, Outlook, and OneNote. To enhance your communication and collaboration with teams, this book shows you how to make the best use of Microsoft OneDrive, Whiteboard, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams. You'll also be able to be on top of your tasks and your team's activities, automating routines, forms, and apps with Microsoft Planner, To-Do, Power Automate, Power Apps, and Microsoft Forms. By the end of this book, you'll have understood the purpose of each Microsoft 365 app, when and how to use it, and learned tips and tricks to achieve more with M365.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)

Using conversations

As the project progresses, team members need to communicate regarding tasks. You can use conversations from inside a task. As a result, only the people assigned to that task will focus on the conversation without distracting other team members with emails and group messages.

To start a conversation, simply click on the task and type your message under the Comments section, as shown in Figure 10.12:

Figure 10.12 – Conversations and comments on a task

Conversation records will be stored on the task as people reply to your messages. On top of that, you will receive an email about a conversation on a task assigned to you, as shown in Figure 10.13:

Figure 10.13 – Email notifications about comments on tasks assigned to you

You already know how to create and customize a plan, how to create and edit tasks, and how to organize files and conversations. What's next? As the number of tasks increases, you...