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Why do Outlook Users cc:/bcc: themselves?
I have noticed that Outlook users frequently cc: themselves. I looked over the shoulder of other Outlook users and I have seen that they bcc: themselves.

Is it that they would like to see their Inbox and Sent Items in the same view. This works particularly well if you have every thing sorted by date. Problem, the sent message is duplicated in the mail file and you have to remember to cc: yourself.

My solution is:
Create a new Search Folder - Right Click


Now scroll to the bottom of the list of choices - Create a custom Search Folder


You will be asked to supply a name for this search view

Now click Browse

Deselect the entire mail file and Select Inbox and Sent Items
Now click OK twice

The following dialog will appear

Since we want all messages to appear we will click Yes

One more OK and we have our Search Folder

You will notice that I have dragged the folder so that it is under my Inbox


Author's Background
I am a Notes/Consultant with twenty-seven years of experience (almost exclusively with Lotus Notes / Domino). My experience with Notes began when I worked as a Senior Computer Consultant for Price Waterhouse. In 1993, I went to work for Lotus Development Corporation as a Senior Notes / Domino Instructor. I started teaching Application Development and System Administration with Version 3. Helped to develop the course materials for Version 4.x and Release 5.x When LotusScript, Javascript and Java were added to Notes/Domino I started teaching these programming languages.

In 1995, IBM acquired Lotus. For several years we were left alone and the culture did not change. It was a lot of fun to work for Lotus. In 1999 the handwriting was on the wall and I decided it was time for me to leave. So I established V&M to do Lotus Notes/Domino Application Development, System Administration and Training. I've been at it ever since. The life of the consultant is constantly changing. It has given me the chance to travel across Canada and the United States, Scotland, England, Bermuda, Jamaica, Barbados and Hawaii. No travel to the Far East yet. Anyone?

For the last seven years I have been helping companies move their data from Lotus Notes to the Microsoft platform.

Some thoughts on Notes to Exchange Migrations
Migrating from Lotus Notes to Microsoft - Very easy and very hard
Pre- Migration Report that I use
Encrypted Mail Choices
Export a Notes View to CSV
Mail Migrations Using the Cloud
Mail Migrations - Some Lessons Learned
Speeding Some Migrations
Redirecting Mail Migration Traffic
One post migration story
One Approach to Mail Rules
Remove Encryption Button
Microsoft's "Secret" Mail Migration Tool
NME Migrations from a secondary Domino Directory
How to remove encryption from a Notes database
NME and Secondary Address Book
Multi File Selector for Binary Tree CMTe
Problem Mail Files for NME (Notes Migrator for Exchange)
Using a Staging Server for Notes to Exchange migrations
SmartCloud to Office 365
Notes2SharePoint Part 1
Migrating Private Folders
Different roles in an email migrations
What to do with Profile Docs during a Migration

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