Display all items in a category

You can do a search in Outlook to display all items in a category. You can also save this search as a Smart Folder.

  1. At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Mail  Mail view button.

  2. In the upper-right corner of the Outlook window, click in the search box Outlook Search box.

    The Search tab appears.

  3. On the Search tab, click Category.

    Mail Search tab, group 2

  4. On the Search tab, click All Items.

    Mail Search tab, group 1

  5. On the None pop-up menu, click a category.

    Category Is Friends

    All items from the category are displayed.

  6. When you are done looking at the search results, on the Search tab, click Close.

    Search tab, Close

    Tip   You can save your search for all items in a category by creating a Smart Folder. For more information, see Save a search by using a Smart Folder.

See also

About organizing in Outlook

Categorize an item

Create or edit a category

Arrange and group items

Applies To: Outlook for Mac 2011



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