Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Using search folders, part of Outlook 2010: Effective Email Management.
Outlook 2010 comes with three specialized folders that allow you to find items,…no matter which Inbox folder they are located in.…They are called Search Folders, and what a Search Folder does is it creates an…index for the items you want to look for.…So when I open a Search Folder, I see items not just from Inbox, but from Sent…Items, from my Outbox, from my Drafts folder, and from any folders that I have…created within the Inbox.…To look at your Search Folders, you can simply choose Mail and then at the…bottom of the list, under your Mailbox, you'll see Search Folders.…
There are default search folders for Follow Up for Large Mail and for Unread Mail.…When you first open the Search Folder, you'll find that they are sitting there…inactive, and italicized, and grayed out.…But if I wanted, for example, to see all of the unread mail, no matter what…folder it was in, I can click on the Unread Mail search folder, and it will now…turn on and go search and find all the unread mail and return a view in the…
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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