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Advanced search greyed out in Outlook 2007 [message #322117] Mon, 23 June 2008 22:26 Go to next message
dlorenz7
Messages: 6
Registered: January 2008
Junior Member
Hello
I have removed Windows Desktop Search because it did not work properly
and now Outlook 2007 advanced search does not work as it is greyed
out. Furthermore indexing options is missing from Control Panel?

any help appreciated.
dominic
Re: Advanced search greyed out in Outlook 2007 [message #328187] Tue, 24 June 2008 23:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dlorenz7
Messages: 6
Registered: January 2008
Junior Member
On Jun 24, 6:45pm, "Roady [MVP]"
<newsgroups_DELETE_@_DELETE_sparnaaij_NO_._SPAM_net> wrote:
> There is no Advanced Search option in Outlook. Do you mean Instant Search,
> Advanced Find or the Query Builder?
> When you don't have WDS installed the Query Builder is not available to you.
> You can still use Instant Search or Advanced Find (CTRL+SHIFT+F).
>
> Since you don't have WDS installed anymore, you don't have the Indexing
> Options either.
>
> Of course, if you'd rather fix your WDS issues with Outlook, you can ask
> that here as well. How to fix indexing issues is described here;http://www.msoutlook.info/question/47
>
> --
> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>
> http://www.msoutlook.info/
> Real World Questions, Real World Answers
>
> -----
>
> <dlore...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:5dfb050d-e2c8-4ca5-b48f-6ad2536c0f3e@p25g2000pri.googlegroups.com...
>
>
>
> > Hello
> > I have removed Windows Desktop Search because it did not work properly
> > and now Outlook 2007 advanced search does not work as it is greyed
> > out. Furthermore indexing options is missing from Control Panel?
>
> > any help appreciated.
> > dominic- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

Hi thanks for your help.

My problem is related to "Query Builder" in the "Instant Search Pane"
the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is greyed out OR not
accessible.

I was pretty sure that this was available before I installed WDS. Are
you 100% sure that the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is
blanked out unless you install WDS?

Thanks
Dominic
Re: Advanced search greyed out in Outlook 2007 [message #333343] Thu, 26 June 2008 23:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dlorenz7
Messages: 6
Registered: January 2008
Junior Member
On Jun 25, 6:49pm, "Roady [MVP]"
<newsgroups_DELETE_@_DELETE_sparnaaij_NO_._SPAM_net> wrote:
> Yes, I'm sure.
>
> --
> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>
> http://www.msoutlook.info/
> Real World Questions, Real World Answers
>
> -----
>
> <dlore...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:50cf2544-5fc0-4b2f-aefa-992b3c790e19@v26g2000prm.googlegroups.com...
>
>
>
> > On Jun 24, 6:45 pm, "Roady [MVP]"
> > <newsgroups_DELETE_@_DELETE_sparnaaij_NO_._SPAM_net> wrote:
> >> There is no Advanced Search option in Outlook. Do you mean Instant
> >> Search,
> >> Advanced Find or the Query Builder?
> >> When you don't have WDS installed the Query Builder is not available to
> >> you.
> >> You can still use Instant Search or Advanced Find (CTRL+SHIFT+F).
>
> >> Since you don't have WDS installed anymore, you don't have the Indexing
> >> Options either.
>
> >> Of course, if you'd rather fix your WDS issues with Outlook, you can ask
> >> that here as well. How to fix indexing issues is described
> >> here;http://www.msoutlook.info/question/47
>
> >> --
> >> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
> >> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> >> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>
> >>http://www.msoutlook.info/
> >> Real World Questions, Real World Answers
>
> >> -----
>
> >> <dlore...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> >>news:5dfb050d-e2c8-4ca5-b48f-6ad2536c0f3e@p25g2000pri.googlegroups.com....
>
> >> > Hello
> >> > I have removed Windows Desktop Search because it did not work properly
> >> > and now Outlook 2007 advanced search does not work as it is greyed
> >> > out. Furthermore indexing options is missing from Control Panel?
>
> >> > any help appreciated.
> >> > dominic- Hide quoted text -
>
> >> - Show quoted text -
>
> > Hi thanks for your help.
>
> > My problem is related to "Query Builder" in the "Instant Search Pane"
> > the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is greyed out OR not
> > accessible.
>
> > I was pretty sure that this was available before I installed WDS. Are
> > you 100% sure that the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is
> > blanked out unless you install WDS?
>
> > Thanks
> > Dominic- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

Thanks you were right.

I did a new install on XP machine and it was greyed out again.

The thing is I am on a vista machine and apparently it has desktop
search installed default.

But the desktop toolbar is missing?

Anyhow I found that desktop search was annoying. I may have to
reconsider.

Thanks again
Dominic
Re: Advanced search greyed out in Outlook 2007 [message #337836] Sat, 28 June 2008 18:56 Go to previous message
newsgroups_DELETE_
Messages: 18357
Registered: July 2006
Senior Member
Yes, Vista has indexing built in and is based on Windows Desktop Search but
without the toolbars as Vista already exposes the search boxes in the Start
Menu and in Explorer folders.

--
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
http://www.howto-outlook.com/
Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more

http://www.msoutlook.info/
Real World Questions, Real World Answers

-----

<dlorenz7@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:b947e922-e6f4-4d83-a411-de8b637a651e@u6g2000prc.googlegroups.com...
> On Jun 25, 6:49 pm, "Roady [MVP]"
> <newsgroups_DELETE_@_DELETE_sparnaaij_NO_._SPAM_net> wrote:
>> Yes, I'm sure.
>>
>> --
>> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
>> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>>
>> http://www.msoutlook.info/
>> Real World Questions, Real World Answers
>>
>> -----
>>
>> <dlore...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>>
>> news:50cf2544-5fc0-4b2f-aefa-992b3c790e19@v26g2000prm.googlegroups.com...
>>
>>
>>
>> > On Jun 24, 6:45 pm, "Roady [MVP]"
>> > <newsgroups_DELETE_@_DELETE_sparnaaij_NO_._SPAM_net> wrote:
>> >> There is no Advanced Search option in Outlook. Do you mean Instant
>> >> Search,
>> >> Advanced Find or the Query Builder?
>> >> When you don't have WDS installed the Query Builder is not available
>> >> to
>> >> you.
>> >> You can still use Instant Search or Advanced Find (CTRL+SHIFT+F).
>>
>> >> Since you don't have WDS installed anymore, you don't have the
>> >> Indexing
>> >> Options either.
>>
>> >> Of course, if you'd rather fix your WDS issues with Outlook, you can
>> >> ask
>> >> that here as well. How to fix indexing issues is described
>> >> here;http://www.msoutlook.info/question/47
>>
>> >> --
>> >> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
>> >> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook
>> >> 2003http://www.howto-outlook.com/
>> >> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>>
>> >>http://www.msoutlook.info/
>> >> Real World Questions, Real World Answers
>>
>> >> -----
>>
>> >> <dlore...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>>
>> >>news:5dfb050d-e2c8-4ca5-b48f-6ad2536c0f3e@p25g2000pri.googlegroups.com...
>>
>> >> > Hello
>> >> > I have removed Windows Desktop Search because it did not work
>> >> > properly
>> >> > and now Outlook 2007 advanced search does not work as it is greyed
>> >> > out. Furthermore indexing options is missing from Control Panel?
>>
>> >> > any help appreciated.
>> >> > dominic- Hide quoted text -
>>
>> >> - Show quoted text -
>>
>> > Hi thanks for your help.
>>
>> > My problem is related to "Query Builder" in the "Instant Search Pane"
>> > the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is greyed out OR not
>> > accessible.
>>
>> > I was pretty sure that this was available before I installed WDS. Are
>> > you 100% sure that the expanded section of the "Query Builder" is
>> > blanked out unless you install WDS?
>>
>> > Thanks
>> > Dominic- Hide quoted text -
>>
>> - Show quoted text -
>
> Thanks you were right.
>
> I did a new install on XP machine and it was greyed out again.
>
> The thing is I am on a vista machine and apparently it has desktop
> search installed default.
>
> But the desktop toolbar is missing?
>
> Anyhow I found that desktop search was annoying. I may have to
> reconsider.
>
> Thanks again
> Dominic
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