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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Plain & Simple by Jim Boyce

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Using Search Folders

Search folders are a great feature that was added in Outlook 2003, and they have been made even better in Outlook 2007. Search folders enable you to quickly locate messages anywhere they exist in your Outlook data store. Although a search folder looks and behaves like any other Outlook folder, the search folder is really a special way to display search results. When you create the search folder, you specify the search conditions. Outlook then displays the results of the search in a folder-like way. However, the items that appear in the search folder actually reside in other locations—the search folder is just a way to group those messages together in one viewing location, regardless of where the messages are actually located. ...

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