Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using search folders, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…If you have searches that you use frequently, then you'll really be…glad that you can go up and see the recent searches that you have on the list.…But it might be that you want to create the ability to search…almost organically so that every single time you go to search for.…For example, all my unread messages, it's easy to do and…I don't even have to go into search to do that.…The mechanism for doing that in Outlook is called the search folder, and…prior versions of Outlook had search folders included.…
Here, I need to actually need to create any search folder I want.…I'm going to right click Search Folders and create new search folder.…Notice, by the way,…that I cannot simply create a new search folder from any other folder in the list.…I must be here in Search Folder and choose New Search Folder.…Here are the built-in sets of rules that will allow you to search quickly.…So for example, all my unread mail.…I want to create a search folder for that.…I now have an unread mail search folder.…It's now searched and found nine unread email messages in different folders.…
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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