It's not difficult to end up with a lot of old holidays on your calendar, some in duplicate or triplicate. Fortunately, they are just as easy to remove with an Instant Search query.
I'm not a big fan of the People Hub view in Outlook 2013's contacts. It's too cluttered, it's confusing. While you can edit contacts in the contact cards, it supports only the main contact fields. If you want to edit the contact photo and add (or open) attachments, you need to open the full contact.
Use VBA to create an Instant Search query for a selected contact. Can use this macro to search for journal items in Outlook 2013.
Windows 8 Search does not include Outlook data.
How to use VBA to create a search folder for the sender's address from a selected message. VBA code sample included.
How to use create a Unified Inbox filter in Outlook 2010 using VBA and a search query. Turn any frequently used search into a macro.
Instant Search can handle most searches, Advanced find can search more fields and Query Builder lets you refine your searches, but you can't save the searches or print the results.
Two users who recently upgraded to Outlook 2010 came to me for help using search. The first user wanted to search for partial words, which is not supported by Instant Search. The other user used Office search (.oss) files to find all mail received between and including two dates in his previous version of Outlook
When you are in Windows you can search for (only) Outlook items from the Start menu or Windows Explorer by restricting the search to Outlook message stores using store:mapi Search by item type To limit the search to a specific Outlook item type, use kind:email kind:tasks kind:notes kind:journal kind:meetings kind:contacts Note: The following will work
Restoring a search folder you accidentally deleted is very easy. Scroll down to the end of the folder list to the "Search Folders" folder. Right click on Search Folders Choose New Search folder from the menu Select the type of Search folder from the predefined list. Click OK to go back to Outlook. To add