An Outlook component that enables you to type reminder notes.


The Outlook folder that stores messages you have created and that are waiting to be sent. You can set up Outlook to send messages immediately, or you can create messages, store them in the Outbox, and then send them manually.

Outlook bar

The left pane of the Outlook window. The top area, often called the task pane, lists options for the selected component. The bottom area, called the button bar, includes buttons and icons for each of the Outlook components. You can switch to another component by clicking the button or icon in the button bar.

Outlook Express

A pared-down version of Outlook that comes with Windows. It is similar to Outlook but does not include as many features.

Outlook Today

The default view of Outlook that shows an overview of tasks, scheduled events, and messages.