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symbols in columns next to messages

  1. #1


    inwood27 Guest

    symbols in columns next to messages

    what do the exclamation point, paperclip, and flag symbols mean?

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  2. #2


    Hal Hostetler [MVP P/I] Guest

    Re: symbols in columns next to messages

    The exclamation point refers to the importance the message was sent with,
    the paperclip is to show attachments to messages, if there are any, and the
    flag is for messages you decide to watch. This is all in the help file...

    Hal
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    "inwood27" <inwood27@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > what do the exclamation point, paperclip, and flag symbols mean?


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  3. #3


    Joe Boy Guest

    Re: symbols in columns next to messages

    On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 15:47:47 -0700, "Hal Hostetler [MVP P/I]"
    <hhh@xxxxxx> wrote:

    >The exclamation point refers to the importance the message was sent with,
    >the paperclip is to show attachments to messages, if there are any, and the
    >flag is for messages you decide to watch.

    > This is all in the help file...
    Just WHERE in the help file?

    I have been trying to find a list of these symbols and I cannot find
    them all together. I eventually found the paperclip but not the
    others.

    Windows help system is HOPELESS!! - go to help from windows mail
    program and enter a search term and you get links to ANYTHING in
    windows - not just the mail program!! How useless is that!!??!!??

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    вова Guest

    Re: symbols in columns next to messages


    "inwood27" <inwood27@xxxxxx> сообщил/сообщила в новостях
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    > what do the exclamation point, paperclip, and flag symbols mean?

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  5. #5


    Hal Hostetler [MVP P/I] Guest

    Re: symbols in columns next to messages

    Sigh... My bad, this information USED to exist in Outlook Express' help
    file under the title "Message list icons". Sadly, it appears to have been
    removed from both Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail's help files.

    Hal
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    Senior Engineer/MIS -- MS MVP-Print/Imaging -- WA7BGX
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    "Joe Boy" <joeboy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > On Thu, 3 Apr 2008 15:47:47 -0700, "Hal Hostetler [MVP P/I]"
    > <hhh@xxxxxx> wrote:
    >

    > >The exclamation point refers to the importance the message was sent with,
    > >the paperclip is to show attachments to messages, if there are any, and
    the

    > >flag is for messages you decide to watch.
    >

    > > This is all in the help file...
    >
    > Just WHERE in the help file?
    >
    > I have been trying to find a list of these symbols and I cannot find
    > them all together. I eventually found the paperclip but not the
    > others.
    >
    > Windows help system is HOPELESS!! - go to help from windows mail
    > program and enter a search term and you get links to ANYTHING in
    > windows - not just the mail program!! How useless is that!!??!!??
    >
    > --
    > Joe Boy


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