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Finding Things in a Flash with Instant Search
In some cases, searching for a certain group of letters isn’t specific enough.
For example, you may want Outlook to just show the people named Jones
and who work for XYZ Company. You can create a more detailed search
by clicking the More button in the Ribbon after you click inside the Instant
Search box to activate it. That reveals a group of labeled boxes that you can
select to search for specific types of information (see Figure 2-6).
The exact collection of boxes varies according to which Outlook module
you’re searching. If you’re in the Contacts module, you have choices such as
Name, Company, Business Phone, and so on. To find all the Joneses at XYZ
Corporation, search for the name Jones and the XYZ Company; instantly
you’ll be keeping up with the Joneses at XYZ.
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If the items Outlook offers don’t meet your needs, you can make different
choices by clicking the label for each type of information; then you can see a
list of other kinds of information to search for (see Figure 2-7). For example,
when you’re searching your Contacts list, you can pick City or State to find
people in a certain location.