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Color Code Incoming Mail in Outlook

Color Code Incoming E-Mail by Sender (Outlook 2010)

Here is a way to see high priority e-mail at a glance.
 Go to the View Tab. Select View Settings from the Current View.  
 In the Advanced View Settings dialog box, click on Conditional Formatting.  
Click the Add button in the next dialog box

Click on Font


Select color from the drop down menu.

NOTE: Only bright colors will really show up.
Select Condition.  
Click the From button  

Find and select the individual in the address list.


OK – 4 times


This formatting applies only to the active message folder; if you move the message to another folder, the formatting will be lost, unless you complete the same steps for the other folder as well.