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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Finding contacts

Locating the contacts you need is a simple task in Outlook 2013. You can use the search Contacts box to locate contacts by typing just a few characters of a name. You can also use the search tools and Advanced Find to further narrow the focus of your search.

Find a contact

  1. Click in the Search Contacts search box. Type the text you’d like to find.

    The center pane shows results that match the search criteria.

  2. On the Search tab, in the Options group, click Search Tools.

  3. Choose Advanced Find.

    The Advanced Find dialog box opens.

  4. Type your search criteria.

  5. Specify where to search.

  6. Click Find Now.

  7. Double-click the found item to open it (if desired).

  8. Click to close the Advanced Find dialog box.

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