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Microsoft KB Archive/170654

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Article ID: 170654

Article Last Modified on 2/23/2007


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q170654


To filter the view of Inbox messages, Calendar entries, and Contacts, click Filter on the View menu.

NOTE: There is a 255-character limit in the following three boxes in the Filter dialog box:

  • "Search for the word(s)" (on the Messages tab)
  • Categories (on the More Choices tab)
  • Value (on the Advanced tab)


On the Tools menu, click Find Items. The three tabs of the Find dialog box each contain a text box into which you can type search criteria.

Messages Tab

On the Messages tab, type any words in the "Search for the word(s)" box. To specify the field to search in, click to select your choice from the In list.

More Choices Tab

On the More Choices tab, type any categories in the Categories box that you want to find in the selected records.

Advanced Tab

On the Advanced tab, choose a Field and a Condition, and then type the value in the Value box that you want to compare the selected field to.

Keywords: kbinfo kbui KB170654