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I'm using Outlook categories to class email and contact.

Is there a way to search through category the same way than in GMail?

Something like "category=Work AND category=Germany".

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This worked for me in Outlook 2010.

In the search Inbox (at the top of your message list Ctrl+E), type..

category:Work category:Germany
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Work great! Just think to translate "category" into your language (I'm french so I had to write "catégorie:Work"). – Martin Delille Jul 25 '11 at 8:46
Unfortunately for me it seems to do an "OR" search instead of an "AND" search... – C. Ross Feb 4 '13 at 20:40

Although it 'works' to search for "category" without the colon, that does not actually find all docs marked with ANY category, for me. However this does the trick: "followupflag:followup flag". One may add a subsetting word to search for after that phrase, as well.

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