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Organizing Your Contacts List in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011

Key Points

  • You can change the appearance of Contacts view to show the reading pane beneath the contacts list or hide it completely.

  • When the contacts list is wide, you can display different columns of information.

  • You can sort the contacts list by almost any field of information.

  • You can assign one or more categories to each contact to help organize them by context.

  • You can organize your contacts into multiple folders.

  • You can search your contacts list for specific contact records based on contact name or other criteria.

  • Advanced contact searching enables you to set up multiple filters for narrowing down your contacts list.

  • Smart folders make it possible to save search filters for future use.