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Assign Categories to each email when they are receives in Outlook 2007

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How can I have Outlook assign one or more categories to a new email that being received?
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by:ncheung
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You can use Outlook rules to assign categories upon the arrival of a message into Outlook.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/dstrome/archive/2008/01/13/categories-in-outlook-2007.aspx
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by:rayluvs
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Hi I went over your link but can't seem to locate the steps to have a category assign to an emails depending on the username who is sending it.

Can you provide the steps?
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ncheung earned 500 total points
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Try this site for a quick tutorial:
http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=415

1. Open Outlook
2. On the toolbar, click Create a blank Rule and assure it runs upon arrival of a new message.
3. In the Create Rule dialog box, select the conditions and actions you want to apply.  In your scenario you want to select from...
4. Then select to assign it to a category.
5. Follow the remaining wizard and Select finish

To add more conditions, actions, or exceptions to the rule, click Advanced Options, and then follow the rest of the instructions in the Rules Wizard.



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by:rayluvs
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Can't find those exact steps... please note I have Outlook 2007a
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by:rayluvs
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Ok I found it.

Thanx
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