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Programming Applications for Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 by Ryan Gregg, Randy Byrne

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Chapter 11. Searching Outlook Data

Searching provides relief from information overload. It can also help you build a solution that locates items in folders and stores, and helps end users discover their data and become more productive.

After reading this chapter, you should have a good understanding of the following topics:

  • Overview of programmatic search

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 query languages

  • Entry points for search in the Outlook object model

Overview of Searching Data

Instant Search is one of the premiere features of Outlook 2007. In the past, search was difficult and nonperformant both in the Outlook user interface and programmatically. That story has changed with Outlook 2007. As a developer, you can participate in search in a first-class ...

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