Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Instant Search to find a message, part of Outlook 2013: Efficient Email Management.
- If you ever need to find a message…and you have more than just a few messages…in your inbox, you'll want to know about search.…You can browse for a message,…and I find myself doing that.…I think, oh, I know I received it on Tuesday,…so I'm scrolling around, looking,…and I think, oh, maybe it was Monday.…That's not efficient, to be efficient,…we want to use search.…Instant search is right here at the top of your inbox.…You simply click, and a number of things happen.…First, we get a search tab on our ribbon.…
And this allows us quickly to switch…between looking in the current mailbox…or the current folder, or sub-folders, or all Outlook items,…those choices are also here on the drop-down.…You have the choice to quickly say,…"I'm looking for an email from someone.",…or an email that has attachments,…so we can build a search.…We also, then, will be able to look…at the recent searches drop down,…to be able to see searches that we've done recently.…And, we can actually go take a look…at some of the search tools.…You can set options, you can choose where to search,…
AuthorGini von Courter
Find the Outlook 2010 version of this course here.
- Viewing messages by conversation
- Ignoring a conversation
- Tagging messages with flags and categories
- Arranging email by date or by sender
- Creating inbox folders
- Customizing and using categories
- Creating a search folder
- Creating Quick Steps and email rules
Skill Level Beginner
Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith Gini von Courter3h 55m Intermediate
1. Reviewing Email
2. Putting Views to Work
3. Getting Organized with Folders, Search, and Categories
4. Automating Actions with Rules and Quick Steps
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