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Windows 7: Outlook 2007 remove hightlighting from the inbox from field

26 Mar 2016   #1

Window 7 Pro 64bit
Outlook 2007 remove hightlighting from the inbox from field

To begin, I am not knowledgeable about Outlook 2007, 6 months ago I was on xp with Outlook Express 6 and have used outlook for years and years.

This is what I have right now: when you click on the inbox, it opens at the right top with preview at bottom. The inbox has these 'headings' columns, fields : From Subject Received Size. I have those fields set so that it sorts by From Ascending.

Whenever I open the inbox the From column/field has this light aqua background. I absolutely hate this and cannot find anyway to remove that highlighting. It seems to be part of the program since if you change your field, say chose Subject for the sorting process then that column has that background color. So my first question, is it possible to get rid of that highlighting, if not to change it to white so it wouldn't show?

If it isn't possible to do that, this is what I wondered: I figured out how to create a column/field and move it so it is the first one, but if I click on it it so that this column becomes the 'main' sorting column which makes it look like there is just an aqua left side border :) it changes the email column putting them in a different order. So, is there some way to get that newly created user/defined column to use the from column descending order, for how it sorts?

I know this sounds crazy, but that background color being there drives me nuts, one of those 'little' things, everyone has one, like the cap left off the toothpaste Thanks for any help.


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