Creating a Meeting Invite Directly from an Outlook E-mail

It's easy to create a new meeting for an e-mail topic with a single click.

Thomas DuffSandra Mahan

by Thomas Duff, Sandra Mahan on 7/4/2016

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Have you ever read an e-mail and decided you should meet with everyone included in the e-mail? Did you know there's an easy way to accomplish this with the click of a button?

From the Ribbon Bar in Outlook, click Meeting in the Respond section:

Original Outlook e-mail for meeting invite

Outlook automatically creates a meeting invite with all the participants listed in the e-mail as well as the e-mail content so that all participants will have the reference information at their fingertips.

Now all you need to do is decide on the date/time and location of the meeting:

Meeting invite created directly from Outlook e-mail

Topic: One Minute Office Magic

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