Two ways to find an email


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Two ways to find an email

You'll often need to find an old e-mail that you've sent, received, or even deleted. Outlook provides a quick but limited search capability, and a very powerful Advanced Find function. To use the simple Search feature, just place your cursor in the Search Inbox field or press the shortcut, Ctrl+E. It helps to already be in the folder that you believe your e-mail to be in, since this feature only scans the current folder by default. You can now type something into the Search field.

This can be someone's name or a keyword. Outlook will search the subject of an e-mail, the body, and even attachments of most file types. If I want to get more specific, I can use the Refine features located in the Ribbon. I can specify who it's from, whether or not it has attachments, is it belongs to a category, and a few others. Remember that this is only looking in the current folder. To expand the search to include all of Outlook's e-mail, I need to click on All Mail Items to the left of t...

Two ways to find an email
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Two ways to find an email provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the Outlook 2010 Power Shortcuts

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