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Waiting For Reply

Today; I was explaining to my boss; how I have been using Outlook to track the emails that I have written and I am waiting for their responses. I think I should share that tip with my weblogs visitors as well. I have been using email to organize myself. I use it to store URLs (I email the URL and pages and use Outlook’s Advance Find option to search the content) I use email to assign tasks and then track them. Here is my current setup.

I have created a Search Folder; “Waiting For Reply” and has added this into my favorites. Here is the screenshots of its settings. Scroll down if you cannot see the image..

I have customized its view; and has added Due By field; and sort the contents with this field.

Now whenever I write an email for which I will be waiting for the reply; I set the Follow-up flag;

Doing so; as the email is saved in my “Sent Items” and my “Waiting For Reply” folder automatically start showing it; here is how my “Waiting For Reply” folder looks like;

Published Friday, November 11, 2005 1:00 PM by khurram
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# re: Waiting For Reply

Sunday, November 20, 2005 12:32 AM by Ali Khan
Have you checked GMail for same purpose...
See http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,1871092,00.asp
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