About this lesson
Never let another important email become visually lost in your inbox. Use Color Coding to make it stand out in a crowded list, and search for related emails.
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Search for and Color Code Emails
Quickly find or color code specific emails in order to get your work done faster.
When to use
Visually scanning a long inbox can be frustrating. Use these tools make important emails stand out (color coding) or find emails quickly (search box).
1. Above your inbox is a Search area
2. Enter the text or name to find and the computer does the rest of the work.
3. A second search feature is on the Right Mouse button while on a particular email:
Color Code Emails
- Click the ribbon and Locate the View Settings button:
- Select “Conditional Formatting”
- Click “Add”, name the Rule and choose your font style and click OK:
- Click “Condition” or none of this will work!
Type your preferences and click OK to finish the process:
The results should immediately appear in your inbox:
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