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thread view in outlook 2003 for both inbox and outbox

Hello
In outlook 2003 my messages are in my inbox and my outbox. As for us all.

What I want is to view "conversations" or threads that include both at the same time.  I have only figured out how to show conversation view for one folder/box a time.

The issue is that I answer questions so i have one message in inbox and one message in outbox. I want to combine them. Maybe in a thread view but it dont work for both in same view.
Most of the time a conversation is only two mail. One in and one out.

Is there any way do accomplished this without moving both message manual to the same folder?
If i move the question and answer to same folder it might work but I dont want to handle this by manually drag and drop every time.
Is there any way to solve this with thread view including in/out box or maybe use a method of some kind - rules perhaps...

How do all the others do

Please help
Cicero
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e_aravindCommented:
On the OL2k3, choose inbox
Right click..you should get the "Advanced Find"


AT the In:Inbox (should be the default)
Browse and choose the sub-folders you want ...or choose the mailbox level

Now, do search for the subject...you should be able to see all the items..from different folders tooo
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ciceroAuthor Commented:
OK
but what I was looking for were if it is posible to show a thread including inbox and outbox to follow every conversation or group them.

Search function is nice if I want to find a single messagethread...

Maybe it´s a question of method to use rules to move sent item to same folder as question was answered from. Under condition that I put some code in message header

Something like that...
So if someone had any further experience...

Thanks
Cicero
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e_aravindCommented:
For an Outlook 2010,
for an single email message...we are having some 100 properties
we also have few intereting properties like
a) PR_CONVERSATION_TOPIC
b) PR_CONVERSATION_INDEX_TRACKING
c) PR_CONVERSATION_INDEX

At my OL2k3 we are having 115 properties for an sample email mesage
The interesting attributes are:
a) PR_CONVERSATION_TOPIC
b) PR_CONVERSATION_INDEX

This also indicates that we are not having the capability @ OL2k3 (out of box) to show as thread or not.
IMO, the code\addon-s should be concentrating on the above two MAPI properties to be used properly to mimic the threaded conversation-view
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ciceroAuthor Commented:
Sorry for late respons

Is it possible to export all this properties and in Access or something similar search for and bring together item/mail which origin were the inbox and sent items.

The question is if it is possible, in som way, to identify answers to mail when conversation dont do the job. Because the subject line had been changed by the user.

Your answer indicate some type of export maybe.

Any further description would be appreciated
I´m not a developer

Thanks
C


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e_aravindCommented:
IMO, these above steps would be tedious.

These MAPI properties if agreed and understood both by the Exchange server and the Outlook clients....we can expect the good behaviour

Else...no other work-around.

Reason:
In an Inbox there will  be always a steady inflow of the mails with some subject or other...
These properties are attached with the mail-items....so you (your script\code) need to read\modify properties of all the mail items received and displayed @ your Outlook
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ciceroAuthor Commented:
No solution because of how thing works
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