O'Reilly logo

2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Quickly Locating Messages

Although you can use Instant Search in the Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks modules, you will most often use it to locate messages in your Inbox and other mail folders. You can search a particular mail folder or search all mail folders.

See Also

For information about mail folders, see Organizing Messages in Folders later in this chapter.

As you define the criteria for a search, Outlook filters out all messages that don’t match, making it easy to find exactly what you’re looking for. And here’s the neat thing: Outlook searches not only the content of the e-mail message header and the message itself, but also the content of message attachments. So if the search term you’re looking for is in a Microsoft Office Word document attached ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required