Viewing Selected Categories Only

In many situations, it’s beneficial to be able to restrict a view to show only selected categories. For example, perhaps you want to view all messages that have the Toy Show and Travel Required categories. Whatever the case, you can use a couple of methods to view only items with specific category assignments.

First you can use a custom, filtered view to filter only those items that fit your criteria. Follow these steps to customize a view to show selected categories:

  1. Open the Outlook 2007 folder that contains the items you want to view.

  2. Choose View, Current View, Customize Current View.

  3. In the Customize View dialog box, click Filter.

  4. In the Filter dialog box, click the More Choices tab, as shown in Figure 5-7.

    Figure 5-7. Use ...

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