FAQ
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Lin Wang/Downstate
02/04/2005 02:57 PM



Subject:

Finding a mail message

Category:

How To, Mail

You can look for a message by searching through all messages from the author, or searching for words in the message, either in the title or in the complete text.

For more information about advanced searches, see Searching a database for documents that contain specified text.

To search by author

1. In the navigation pane, click Views and then "All Documents."

2. Click the Who column above the list of names to sort messages alphabetically by author.

3. Start typing the name of the author to open the "Starts with..." dialog box. You can enter some or all of the author's name.

4. Click OK. Notes selects the first message sent to you by the author.

To search for words in the titles of all messages

1. In the navigation pane, click Views and then "All Documents."

2. Click any message title to shift focus to the view.

3. Choose Edit - Find/Replace.

4. Type the word(s) you want to find and click "Find Next."

Each time you click "Find Next," Notes highlights the next message in the view whose title contains the word(s).

To search for words in the full text of all messages

If you remember the content of a message you are looking for, you can search your mail database for particular words.

1. In the navigation pane, click Views and then "All Documents."

2. Be sure your mail database is full-text indexed.

3. If you don't have access to index your mail database on the server, ask your Domino administrator for assistance in creating and indexing a local replica of your database to use for searching.

4. From the menu, choose View - Search This View to open the Search bar.

5. Enter the word(s) to search for into the "Search for" box.

6. Click Search