On 05/02/09 18:58, Michael Gordon wrote:
> DoctorBill replied On 5/2/2009 7:27 PM
>> My set file list is huge 100's of messages....
>> I want to go back and find some messages with some data in them,
>> but I don't remember when, to whom, or the title of the messages.
>> It was a while back.
>> I'm not goofy (well a little bit, maybe) - it is just that I never 
>> thought I'd be wanting that data ever again.
>> Can I run a search thru the "Sent Files" folder somehow looking for 
>> certain keywords?
>> DoctorBill
> You should be able to search messages in any folder you select, 
> including the sent folder.
> It will take some work on your part to set this up in your mail account. 
>   To guide you along select your account sent folder, then select the 
> View drop down box and from that menu select "Customize".  On the 
> Customize dialog box click the Help button and read all about creating a 
> custom view and how to search within that view.  You can search the 
> message body for the phrase you need.

Ummm, why not just use Tools -> Search Messages?

In the 'Search for messages in' dropdown, you can select your Sent
folder. In the Match entry, you can use the drop-down to select what
part of the message you want to search, including the Subject, the
>From line, the message body, etc.

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