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Outlook 2007 - is there any way to make emails for certain users display in a different font colour when they are recieved?

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Outlook 2007 - is there any way to make emails for certain users display in a different font colour when they are recieved?

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David Lee earned 500 total points
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Hi, gpersand.

Yes, this is possible via customizing the view.  Here's how

1.  Right-click a column header in the message list and select Customize Current View
2.  Click the Automatic Formatting button
3.  Click the Add button to add a new formatting rule
4.  Click the Condition button and set the condition
5.  Click the Font button and set the font
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How do I apply this to emails from a particular user?
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By setting the condition to emails from that user.  When the Filter dialog-box appears click the From button and select the user or type in their email address.
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Works fine. Do you know of a way of having different colours depending on what user sends you an email?
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oh misunderstood you. I figured it out now. Thanks
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You're welcome.

You can build any condition you want in the filter.  That includes messages from a particular person that contain certain words or phrases.
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