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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Finding Outlook Items

If you use Outlook regularly, your collection of personal data will eventually become so large that you won't be able to find information simply by browsing through items. Outlook offers two tools to help you track down items based on their content. The Find pane, accessible via a button on Outlook's Standard toolbar, is fast, simple, and greatly improved by its Outlook 2000 predecessor. The Advanced Find dialog box requires much more work, but it allows you to pinpoint a single item or snag an entire group of items with precision.

For some tasks, using built-in or custom Outlook views is faster and easier than performing a search. For example, if you use categories in the Contacts, Calendar, and Tasks folders, switching ...

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