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Hi all,
I currently use Windows Live mail to download 6 different hotmail accounts
into one place. I have a new Laptop and I want to use Outlook 2007 instead of
the Windows Live software. My problem is that Winldows Live has three folder
views which I can't seem to get with outlook, they are:
1) All Inbox View - I can click on this and see all incoming email which is
still physically in the six account inboxes. This is useful as I can flick
through them knowing they are all in date order. (They only leave this view
if they are moved to another folder or deleted)
2) All Junk e-mail - Shows all junkmail from all six accounts in one place.
(Again even when read they remain in this view until deleted)
3) All Flagged items - shows any flagged messages from all six folders in
one place.

I want to be able to use Outlook as it will work better with my internet
security plus I can have a uniformed area for syncing info from "the phone".
Any ideas?
Gareth


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Hi all,
I currently use Windows Live mail to download 6 different hotmail accounts
into one place. I have a new Laptop and I want to use Outlook 2007 instead of
the Windows Live software. My problem is that Winldows Live has three folder
views which I can't seem to get with outlook, they are:
1) All Inbox View - I can click on this and see all incoming email which is
still physically in the six account inboxes. This is useful as I can flick
through them knowing they are all in date order. (They only leave this view
if they are moved to another folder or deleted)
2) All Junk e-mail - Shows all junkmail from all six accounts in one place.
(Again even when read they remain in this view until deleted)
3) All Flagged items - shows any flagged messages from all six folders in
one place.

I want to be able to use Outlook as it will work better with my internet
security plus I can have a uniformed area for syncing info from "the phone".
Any ideas?
Gareth

Using Outlook 2003, had to re-create my profile due to corruption. And now
I no longer have a Folder title to display ALL UNREAD MAIL. Does this need
to be created somehow, so that it will display all unread mail spread out in
all the folders?

Using Outlook 2003, had to re-create my profile due to corruption. And now
I no longer have a Folder title to display ALL UNREAD MAIL. Does this need
to be created somehow, so that it will display all unread mail spread out in
all the folders?

I would like incoming mail to go to both the inbox and another folder i've
called unread mail this feature was on my machine but disappeared last week
could someone help me with the steps to reinstate this function please

Just installed this the other day.

Office 2003 XP had a folder for all unread mail. No matter which folder the mail was sent, it would also show up there until it was read.

Is it gone? Is it hidden?
I want it to be right up there in my "Favorites".
Oh, wait a minute, there is no "Favorites" folder either...
Maybe it is hidden inside a hidden Favorites folder...

Thoughts appreciated

Users states there is unread mail in this folder from Thursday and Friday
when she was in the office. Is this a problem with Exchange server not
synching properly? Shouldn't that mail always be delivered to Inbox? not
Unread Mail folder? Is there a default time after which mail is moved from
Inbox to Unread Mail? She also says that the mail items do not show up in
her Inbox. Thanks. (We use Windows XP desktop and Windows 2003 and Exchange
2003 servers.)
--
Alice.

Hi,

I would like to know if there is a way to find all new mails at one place
which arrived after the last session. That is, All mails that would have
arrived after the outlook was last closed and before this present session(
i.e during outlook is running ) would be closed all together at one place. I
tried with possibilites like "new desktop alerts" and "new item alert
window". But, they are notifying us of the new ones but when we want to refer
back, all those mails won't be together. Now, I am trying with search folder
option. In the search criteria, is there a possibility of giving "all unread
mails which were received after last session" as the criteria so that all
such ones will be in a folder? In summary, what I am searching for is that
whether a folder by name "New Mails" (like in Pegasus mail) exists or if not
can be created. Kindly reply.

Hi,

I would like to know if there is a way to find all new mails at one place
which arrived after the last session. That is, All mails that would have
arrived after the outlook was last closed and before this present session(
i.e during outlook is running ) would be closed all together at one place. I
tried with possibilites like "new desktop alerts" and "new item alert
window". But, they are notifying us of the new ones but when we want to refer
back, all those mails won't be together. Now, I am trying with search folder
option. In the search criteria, is there a possibility of giving "all unread
mails which were received after last session" as the criteria so that all
such ones will be in a folder? In summary, what I am searching for is that
whether a folder by name "New Mails" (like in Pegasus mail) exists or if not
can be created. Kindly reply.

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In Outlook 2003 (which I use at work) there is a search folder called
"Unread Mail" that shows all unread mail no matter what folder it is
put in by rules. I use Outlook XP (at home) and have rules that sort
mail as it comes in however it is hard to tell how much new mail has
come in. Is there a way to create something that functions as a Search
Folder (maybe using a rule another folder) in Outlook XP?

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

Thanks,
Greg

Hi,

I would like to know if there is a way to find all new mails at one place
which arrived after the last session. That is, All mails that would have
arrived after the outlook was last closed and before this present session(
i.e during outlook is running ) would be closed all together at one place. I
tried with possibilites like "new desktop alerts" and "new item alert
window". But, they are notifying us of the new ones but when we want to refer
back, all those mails won't be together. Now, I am trying with search folder
option. In the search criteria, is there a possibility of giving "all unread
mails which were received after last session" as the criteria so that all
such ones will be in a folder? In summary, what I am searching for is that
whether a folder by name "New Mails" (like in Pegasus mail) exists or if not
can be created. Kindly reply. Thank you.

By mistake I deleted the Unread mail Folder and it dissapeared from both the
Favorite Folder and the Personal Folder. I do I get it back and ensure all
unread mails are shown
--
Jai

Hi,

I would like to know if there is a way to find all new mails at one place
which arrived after the last session. That is, All mails that would have
arrived after the outlook was last closed and before this present session(
i.e during outlook is running ) would be closed all together at one place. I
tried with possibilites like "new desktop alerts" and "new item alert
window". But, they are notifying us of the new ones but when we want to refer
back, all those mails won't be together. Now, I am trying with search folder
option. In the search criteria, is there a possibility of giving "all unread
mails which were received after last session" as the criteria so that all
such ones will be in a folder? In summary, what I am searching for is that
whether a folder by name "New Mails" (like in Pegasus mail) exists or if not
can be created. Kindly reply. Thank you.

By mistake I deleted the Unread mail Folder and it dissapeared from both the
Favorite Folder and the Personal Folder. I do I get it back and ensure all
unread mails are shown
--
Jai

Hi,

My Unread folder in located the "Favorite Folders" section in Outlook
shows that I have more unread mail than I can see in my Inbox. My
Inbox is normally sorted by "Received" so I can see the most recent
emails as then arrive. If I change it so that it is sorted by the
"From" column, I can see all the emails in the Inbox that are
appearing in the Unread folder. It is strange that they don't appear
using "Received" though. Emails that fall under any rules are not
affected by this so rules are irrelevant in this case I suppose.

Also, some additional information you may want find relevant is that
my PST file is stored on a file server and I am using Outlook 2007.

Thanks so much for your help.

Ayaz

Hopefully a simple question

I have multiple shared email inboxes with many rules and would like to allow
others to see my unread mail in a single folder similar to the default search
folder for my own inbox. (needless to say this would also benefit me
monitoring other email inboxes)

Is this possible ... either simply or using vba ??
--
Many Thanks

Alan

I am using Outlook 2007. I see the Unread Mail folder, but there are over
53,000 messages since it is pulling unread mail from ALL my folders, not just
the Inbox. I don't necessarily read email before dragging it to a folder
since many are newsletters that I'll eventually look at.

I want to ONLY see unread INBOX messages. How do I do this? I tried
creating a rule but can't figure it out. It doesn't seem to me like it's
possible to do a rule for this. Anyone know how?

Pam Pierce

Ever since i upgraded to Vista, my Outlook hasn't worked properly. I now
have a new folder call "unread mail". I can only get my new emails there.
If i view one there, and then close it without deleting it first, it's gone.
GONE! not in the inbox, not in the deleted folder, gone. If i get an email
that ends up in the junk folder, and i right click it to be moved to the
inbox, it's GONE. not in the inbox, and now not in the junk folder either.
I get periodic requests if i want to archive my emails, and I've said yes.
however i recently looked into the archive folders, and they're all empty. i
swear i hate Vista, and now i'm beginning to hate Outlook. HELP

I am using Outlook 2003. On my side bar, in my Favorite Folders, I removed all the folders except for Unread Mail. Then I minimized the shortcut bar at the bottom of my side bar so I only see icons instead of text. Now, all new messages show up in bold in my Unread Mail folder. But, when I click on my Inbox there are no new messages. In fact, they aren't in any other folder. I need to drag messages from Unread Mail into my Inbox. What happened? How can I fix it?

I've seen discussions of similar problems here... but no solution yet.

One of our computers is having this problem and it's a major inconvenience:

Running Outlook 2007, with POP/SMTP mail server connection, only 1 e-mail
address.

New mail is downloaded from the mail server to Outlook. If I use the Unread
Meal search folder I can see the messages and I can see from the In Folder
column that these messages are actually in the Inbox. However they do not
appear in the Inbox view.

I have double-checked the Inbox view: no filters are set, and I have reset
the view more than once. They do not appear.

If I click on the Inbox, where the message does not appear, but I search for
some text which I know is in the Subject by entering that text in the search
field then the message appears in the search result. I remove the search
criteria, my full Inbox displays, and the messages are not shown.

If I go to Unread Mail, open a message, close that message and go back to
Inbox now the message appears... as read.

My user is now constantly having to click between Unread Mail to see any new
mail and Inbox to see any previously received mail. She can not see
everything in one place and has only just discovered that she has not seen
all of her mail properly for days.

I have tried running Outlook with the /cleanviews switch. This presents
different views but still the same problem.

It appears to me from reading some of the forum threads that I am not alone.

Does anyone have any suggestions or possible solutions???

Thank you in advance.

Hi,

My Unread folder in located the "Favorite Folders" section in Outlook shows that I have more unread mail than I can see in my Inbox. My Inbox is normally sorted by "Received" so I can see the most recent emails as then arrive. If I change it so that it is sorted by the "From" column, I can see all the emails in the Inbox that are appearing in the Unread folder. It is strange that they don't appear using "Received" though. Emails that fall under any rules are not affected by this so rules are irrelevant in this case I suppose.

Also, some additional information you may want find relevant is that my PST file is stored on a file server and I am using Outlook 2007.

Thanks so much for your help.

Ayaz

Hi,

My Unread folder in located the "Favorite Folders" section in Outlook
shows that I have more unread mail than I can see in my Inbox. My
Inbox is normally sorted by "Received" so I can see the most recent
emails as then arrive. If I change it so that it is sorted by the
"From" column, I can see all the emails in the Inbox that are
appearing in the Unread folder. It is strange that they don't appear
using "Received" though. Emails that fall under any rules are not
affected by this so rules are irrelevant in this case I suppose.

Also, some additional information you may want find relevant is that
my PST file is stored on a file server and I am using Outlook 2007.

Thanks so much for your help.

Ayaz

Hi,

My Unread folder in located the "Favorite Folders" section in Outlook
shows that I have more unread mail than I can see in my Inbox. My
Inbox is normally sorted by "Received" so I can see the most recent
emails as then arrive. If I change it so that it is sorted by the
"From" column, I can see all the emails in the Inbox that are
appearing in the Unread folder. It is strange that they don't appear
using "Received" though. Emails that fall under any rules are not
affected by this so rules are irrelevant in this case I suppose.

Also, some additional information you may want find relevant is that
my PST file is stored on a file server and I am using Outlook 2007.

Thanks so much for your help.

Ayaz


I jumped from 2003 to 2010 so I'm not sure what it was like on in between versions but....   I have multiple IMAP email addresses that I bring into outlook.  Problem is  each inbox is named INBOX  I can't even put any of them in the favorites folder because I don't know which one is which.    In OL 2003  when you placed them in the favorites it used to read INBOX - then your mail account name.  We need this back or something similar.   Also better searching through all folders would be nice.  Although its an improvement at this point from 2003 it could still be better.  But for now... anyone know how to get that inbox to have an extended name, especially when placing in the favorites up top.

Thanks

Hi , very new to outlook, very new to creating macros etc so have used this forum really helpful the last few weeks :-)

Problem -

I have staff who have multiple accounts in Outlook 2010 - a personal account and then shared accounts.

The shared accounts receive customer communications - over 1000 each per day and all with PDF attachments which need to be printed. The email + attachment then needs to be filed in Outlook 2010. I want to automate this as much as possible.

What I've done so far is:

1. Used the rules to set the print and then file conditions as well as setting print options to print attachments. Result being incoming email is printed as well as the attachment. Both are then filed.

- Seems to work fine however when testing for quality there is a problem where many PDFs are not printed - seemingly a random thing - the file sizes are all similar, file names are all similar. Doesn't seem to be a printer issue as the printer is printing all the emails but only some of the PDFs.

- I then found the 'quick print' feature in Outlook and tried using that whilst manually selecting each email one at a time and found the same thing - all the email pages work but PDFs are missed here and there.

So my question here is ?

- is this an Outlook problem do you think and if so, how would you go about solving it?

2. So then thinking maybe there is a bug in the 'rules' I thought I'd try using the VB editor. ( very new to this )

- I've found and used the following to tell Outlook to print all unread mail arriving in the Inbox. Tested on my account at works fine.
Private WithEvents Items As Outlook.Items
Private Sub Application_Startup()
Dim Ns As Outlook.NameSpace
Set Ns = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI")
Set Items = Ns.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox).Items
End Sub
Private Sub Items_ItemAdd(ByVal Item As Object)
If TypeOf Item Is Outlook.MailItem Then
PrintNewItem Item
End If
End Sub
Private Sub PrintNewItem(Mail As Outlook.MailItem)
On Error Resume Next
If Mail.UnRead Then
Mail.PrintOut
End If
End Sub

My questions are:

1. How do I define the right inbox to apply the macro to? I'm thinking it may default to the staff members personal account unless I say otherwise?

2. What would I need to add to the above in order to also file the email + attachment once printed. Or can I somehow leave the above as is and then use the rules to auto file the emails once the above has finished running - not sure if this would work?

So my preference would be to solve the missing PDF issue and stick with using the rules - my staff would be more comfortable using those screens to turn it on / off as opposed to macros / VB editor etc - any other options to automate these tasks?

Thankyou..!


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