How to search email by unique categories

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Are you aware of a way to search emails which are flagged with a category alone? e.g. I could have emails flagged with 2 categories, "my","CatA". But I could also have emails with just "my" category. I would that the search returns emails which are flagged only with "my", ignoring the ones with double category.


Thank you

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Hi @ruka,


I am an independent advisor answering Outlook questions.


You can use the Search Syntax:
category:"my" NOT category:"CatA"


Your results will show "My" emails only without any combinations of "My" and "CatA".


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