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Information about postponed reminders?

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Do I have any possibility to make a query that would answer me when the next reminder entries will appear again after having been postponed (for hours, days, weeks) recently or days ago. (Outlook 97)
Application 1: Imagine that you want to leave your office: Will Outlook try to remind you an important (critical) appointment soon after you have left? Perhaps it's not a todays' appointment, but one of the future, that I should be remembered urgently yet, perhaps tonight.
Application 2: It often happens that a reminder appears and immediately disappears again while typing a Text. The bad thing is that I have found no way to find out which of the postponed appointments wanted to remind me, whether it will recall me again and when this will be.
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maybe if ou change what are defined as your working hours...this can change whether outlook will alert you at 6 o'clock that evening or first thing the next morning...this would be if your work hours were scheduled up till 5'oclock in the evening. Outlook will automatically default to your work hours as possible notification times. I'm a little unclear on the question...I hope this is what you are looking for.

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Sorry, the setting of working hours only affects the monitoring. It does not influence the reminding procedure.
I have found yet a partially satisfying solution to my problem: There is a list called "Active Appointments" showing all todays' and the futur's appointments. Probably it also shows the the postponed appointments of the past as long as they are active.
They stay yet in the order of the original reminder time settings. It would be useful to see them in the order of the postponed (still active) time settings. Who knows a mode to have that kind of view?
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Thank you hawkingsp. Your answer was helpful in that I have ventured to build customized views of Outlook entries. By doing this I have found also the answer to my question:
As far as I can see, it is not possible to filter postponed reminders because there is no field revealing elements of the time shifting of a postponed reminder.
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