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Outlook 2007: how to search (filter) content of a search folder?

I'm using MS Outlook 2007 and I'm often working with search folders which show me a subset of all messages based on certain criteria. I have a search folder which lists all emails which are in my ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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In Outlook 2010, how do you search all messages sent on weekends?

For a specific period, last 3 months, how do I find all the messages that were sent (or received) on a weekend? Is there a filter for this or does it need some workaround?
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Outlook 2010: is it possible to restrict search to a given period of time?

I have disabled the windows search service because it was causing some lag on my work machine. (Conflict was about the anti-virus, my compiler and the indexer that were blocking each-others, and the ...
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Cannot find a mail in Outlook 2010

When searching for mail with my keywords, mail which haven't been moved into a folder can be found in the list, while the ones I have moved into a folder cannot be found. Trying to use all outlook ...
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633 views

How to search Outlook Exchange Global Address List with Wildcards?

Our exchange GAL contains many group addresses, and it's hard to find a certain group contains for example "ABC". In the Contacts tab in outlook there is no option to search for a name that contains ...
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Outlook 2010 Instant Search not available (Windows 7)

Suddendly my Instant Search Bar disappeared and was replaced by the old not-working Search Bar. I really do not have any idea how this happened. I tried most of the solutions I found on the Internet: ...
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Outlook 2013 Calendar Search for Attedees

In Outlook 2013 calendar, I am trying to find an old meeting by searching for one of the attendees at the meeting. Is there a way to search in the calendar for such a thing?
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Why is Outlook not allowing me to search while indexing?

From time to time, Outlook would start indexing, and whenever that happens it doesn't allow me to use the search function. I estimate that it can go two to three months between each indexing ...
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How to make search in Outlook 2010 faster?

My question is closely related to this question but for a much later version of Outlook. I have been using Outlook 2010 at work on Windows 7. The system I have setup for the past 6+ months is using ...
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2answers
722 views

Outlook 2010 partial String search

I'm searching for a way to integrate a full-text search into Outlook 2010. I know there are the advanced search option, but it isn't what I would call an accessible solution. One of our Users does a ...
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Searching for text within a particular 'Outlook Notes' note

Some of my Outlook notes hold quite a bit of useful information, and running upto about 50-60 odd lines of text. These are things that could alternatively have been bookmarks, but more truly are aids ...
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215 views

Searching for words in Outlook 2010

Despite the fact that there is no ctrl+f feature to search in Outlook, and instead you must use ctrl+e, I still cannot seem to find any method to search contents of an individual email. ctrl+e only ...
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433 views

Cannot search in Outlook 2010

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 (64-bit Professional), and reinstalling Outlook 2010 was part of that process. I am now unable to search for anything in Outlook, as it simply returns that no results ...
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1answer
60 views

Is there a way to create an Outlook search folder from a search?

I often do mail searches in Outlook and then wish that there were a way to save the search criteria to re-run later. Ideally, there would be a button on the Search tab that would allow me to create a ...
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873 views

Search for e-mails with inline pictures in Outlook 2007/2010 advanced search

I am aware that there is a way of searching for mail items that have 1 or 2+ attachments within advanced search in the above outlook versions (and probably earlier ones also), however it appears ...
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1answer
383 views

Certain email does not show up in Outlook search results

I have an issue with Outlook 2010. Some emails simply won't show in the search results. I'm trying, for instance, to search for the title of this email and it simply does not work no matter what I do ...
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2answers
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Move Emails Easily Using Search - Outlook 2011 Feature on the MAC for Outlook 2010 Windows

My main email client is Outlook 2010 for Windows 7. I also have a Mac but I do not use it that much however on the MAC you have Outlook 2011. In my Outlook 2010 for Windows 7, I have many many ...
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Outlook 2010 won't allow IMAP folders to be searched

In Outlook 2010 on a computer running Windows 7 Professional, I can search for email messages in non-IMAP folders, but not those in my two IMAP folders (SENT and INBOX). However, this feature on ...
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How to create an Outlook 2010 search folder for messages from anyone in a specified address book?

How would I create an Outlook 2010 search folder for messages from anyone in a specified address book?
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1answer
416 views

Outlook Advanced Find Exclude Folder Option

I am using the find all unread email search in outlook for my Google Apps email accounts. I noticed that outlook will show messages in pairs of 2, one for the unread imap "inbox" and one for the imap ...
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2k views

Microsoft Outlook: Search for messages with Subject 'Starting with'

I can't figure out how to set up a simple search. I am trying to find all messages that 'start with' a particular string. Here is an example of 4 message 1) Subject: ABC DEF 2) Subject: ABC XYZ 3) ...
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2answers
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Outlook not searching emails after .pst was lost and re-added

One of my users had a network error and when she opened Outlook it made a new .pst file for her. The normal one is on a network share which which was easy to fix but now she cannot search emails ...
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Outlook 2010 keeps losing the search index for emails

Hoping someone can help here, this is driving me insane. Outlook 2010 keeps losing the search index so when I search for an email it has the yellow bar saying: search results may be incomplete ...
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Search from messages from user A AND/OR user B in Outlook 2010

I want to search for messages from Jane or Bill in Outlook 2010. What is the syntax to do this on an advanced search? So far I have tried: from:Jane from:Bill and that doesn't work.
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2answers
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Outlook 2010: Can you search a shared mailbox and include subfolders?

I am using Outlook 2010, but I am unable to find a way to search through all the sub-folders of a shared mailbox. I believe this may be a limitation of the software, but I sincerely hope I am wrong.
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Outlook Custom Search folder for Color categories

I want to create a custom search folder in my outlook 2010 containing all emails marked with Red color category. But new custom folder->create a new custom folder->criteria->More choices not showing ...
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How can I share mailboxes attached to my Exchange account in Outlook 2003?

How can I share mailboxes attached to my Exchange account in Outlook 2003?
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248 views

Application or plugin for turning screenshots into searchable text?

It's a common practice in our company that people take screenshots of any software error situation they get into, and then they paste the screenshots in mail messages and/or Word documents that get ...
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1answer
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Can Outlook Search use Regular Expressions (or wild cards)?

I'd like to search my Outlook email with regular expressions. Is this possible? If not, is there any sort of non-regex wildcard functionality? Without any sort of plug-in is preferable, but if not, ...
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Can I exclude Outlook results from the Start Menu search in Windows 7?

When I use the search from the Start Menu in Windows 7, results/mail from Outlook shows up. How can I disable this? I only want to disable showing the mails when I search from the Start Menu - I ...
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1answer
110 views

Why doesn't Outlook 2007 return the same results as Windows 7 search?

When I attempt to search for an email, if I search for the email using the search toolbar within Outlook 2007, no results are found. However, if I use the Windows 7 built-in search functionality ...
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2answers
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Searching Encrypted Emails in Outlook

My employer requires that I encrypt a significant portion of my email in Outlook (we are currently using Outlook 2007). I would like to be able to search the contents of these emails, but there ...
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Email Addresses in Calendar Search

Sorry if this question got duplicated. I use Outlook as a calendar and contact list for my students. For each meeting that I have with a student I put the class number in the Notes section of the ...
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1k views

Outlook 2007/2010: search query to find all email that one at least one recipient from outside my corporate domain?

I’m trying to find all the emails that I sent to people outside my employer's domain (say xyz.com). I need a search query in Outlook that will find all email in the Sent Items folder that has at ...
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2answers
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Outlook over VPN unbelievably slow, are there configurations that will help?

My wife uses a CISCO VPN + Outlook 2010 + Windows 7 64 bit to connect to work from home. Her outlook application grinds to a halt for several minutes whenever she searches her inbox. However, if ...
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1answer
117 views

Outlook Archive Mail Searching

I would like to take my old outlook archives and push them to a central location that is full text searchable. I would think something like this is out there some where but I cant seem to find it. If ...
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Search for email containg attachment of specific file type

I'd like to search for an email that contains an excel attachment. I'm using outlook. I know I can do hasattachment:true but this matches any attachment type I've also tried, ...
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Tool for Search in Outlook

I am in search of a tool, with which I can organize my e-mail inbox!! It should search of course for e-mails, but it would be nice if I can also search for and in attachments, appointments, adresses ...
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3answers
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Create Outlook 2007 Search Folder for people outside of my organization

I'd like to create a Search Folder in Outlook that only contains mails from people outside of my company. It's a Mailbox on an Exchange server, and my naive approach was "'From' 'doesn't contain' ...
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How to search and copy emails from a large (15 GB) Exchange 2003 mailbox?

I have a request from our legal team to search a user's mailbox. The mailbox is 15 GB in size and it is on Exchange 2003. I am trying to use Windows Search and Google Desktop. I have gotten them to ...