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Outlook - How do you customise the view in advanced search?

I want to customise the view in the advanced search window. That is, I want to change the order of the fields and also remove some.

I can do this with View>Customise from the Advanced Find window menus but the changes are not permanent. Each time I do an advanced search, the original view comes back.

Any ideas on how to make permanent changes to the view?

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guidwayCommented:
This is one potential solution that I've tested in Outlook 2000, not sure if it works in other versions: http://www.outlook-tips.net/cs/blogs/outlooktips/archive/2005/03/01/28.aspx

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gr3gwAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guid.

That's an interesting approach and it does work with Outlook 2003. I was hoping for a technique that would allow me to continue using Control/Shift/F to invoke the Advanced Search but I will try to retrain myself to use saved searches. I think the method requires additional keystrokes over Ctrl/Shft/F plus enter the search string, but the advantages are there. I really dislike the standard view used by Advanced Search.

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guidwayCommented:
Hopefully sometime in the future advanced searches will have the ability to save customized views. Until then, all we can do is find workarounds. :)

glad it helped some
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