Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding an email, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…Microsoft Outlook has great search functionality.…Whether you're searching for email, calendar, a particular contact.…We already know how to use Search People.…The equivalent is Search Folder or Search Mailbox.…Now, notice that I'm in my inbox.…And when I say I want to search by clicking in the Search Box.…It says it's going to search the current mailbox by default, but the setting for…Outlook is actually Current Folder.…If I go to a folder, it will always say current folder.…
So, what's different?…In the inbox, they assume you want to search everything below it.…So if I'm searching the inbox and I'm searching automatically, the inbox and…all its subfolders, if I'm searching in a particular folder,…I'm searching that folder.…I want to find an email,…some place in my inbox that has information about a new ERP project.…So I'm simply going to type ERP and…press Enter, and there are the two messages that I have.…Excellent.…Now, if I only wanted to search in my current folder, I can do that.…Or I can choose Subfolders.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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