Add, remove, or move a column

Columns are part of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007  table (table: A view type that displays a list of items (rows) and their attributes (columns). Use this view to display details about items. Table is the default view type for Inbox and Tasks.) views; you may be most familiar with this view type (view type: The basic structure of a view. When you create a view, you must first select one of five view types (table, timeline, day/week/month, card, or icon) to determine how information will be arranged and formatted in your new view.) in your Inbox. You can add, remove, or move columns to further customize your views (view: Views give you different ways to look at the same information in a folder by putting it in different arrangements and formats. There are standard views for each folder. You can also create custom views.). (Columns are also referred to as fields.)

What do you want to do?


Add a column

  1. In the main Outlook window, on the View menu, point to Current View, and then click Customize Current View.
  2. Click Fields.
  3. In the Available fields list, click the field that you want to add, and then click Add.

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Remove a column

  1. In the main Outlook window, on the View menu, point to Current View, and then click Customize Current View.
  2. Click Fields.
  3. In the Available fields list, click the field that you want to remove, and then click Remove.

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Move a column

  1. In the main Outlook window, on the View menu, point to Current View, and then click Customize Current View.
  2. Click Fields.
  3. In the Show these fields in this order list, click the field that you want to move, and then click Move up or Move Down until the column is in the position that you want.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2007