Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a search folder, part of Outlook 2010: Effective Email Management.
We've already looked at the built- in search folders in Outlook 2010.…You can create your own customized search folders, and it's relatively easy to do.…Let's take a look at two different examples.…First, I would like to create a search folder that finds all of the mail I would…think of as active mail, mail I need to address.…So that would include everything I haven't read, but also anything I've…flagged for future action.…So, let's create this active e-mail search folder.…There are a couple of ways to do it. You can start by clicking on Search Folders…and choosing New Search Folder, or you can go to Folder > New Search Folder -…notice, not new regular folder but New Search Folder.…
The New Search Folder dialog opens, and it gives you some templates that…you might want to use.…For example, I might want to have a search folder with large mail or old mail,…mail before a certain date, mail that has attachments or categorized mail.…Now, some of these already exist, of course.…They are built-in, like categorized mail, or unread mail.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Understanding flags and the To Do list
- Sorting and filtering email
- Creating a search folder
- Creating QuickSteps and email rules
- Using automatic replies
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Strategies for Reviewing Email
2. Changing Views
3. Getting More Efficient
4. Using Rules and Quick Steps to Process Mail
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