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Re: Wildcard search in Outlook Express
On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Ken Hughes wrote:
In Netscape mail I can enter an asterisk as a wildcard and get a complete directory listing. Unfortunately this doesn't work in Outlook Express. Does anyone know of a wildcard character for Outlook Express that will give a complete listing of all entries?
Outlook will "wrap" wildcards around some items. A search in outlook will for
for a match on each word in:
It does a query similar to (assuming search is "name1 name2"):
Obviously if the query is only for one word the search gets shorter.
I have picked this up from some network traces and also a bit of educated
guessing. This may not be exact but it is in the ball park.
Outlook 2000 has options on a search similar to Netscape. Previous versions
just have a "use simple search filter" check box which does the above if you
slice it in half.
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