Office Accelerator® Support

Group Common of Previous with Current

When you search for a contact in the Office Accelerator database your search result appears under the |Current Search Result| button.  If you search for another contact or list of contacts, your current search result will move to the previous search result with your new search result will be displayed under the |Current Search Result| button.  The |Current Search Result| and |Previous Search Result| buttons provide the ability to merge lists together using various Boolean merge capabilities.  For example, you can merge all of the previous search with the current, group common contacts from previous to current, and remove the common contacts of the previous search result with the current.

To group common contacts from the previous search result to the current, follow the directions below.

  1. Search for a list of contacts, the results will be displayed in the current search result.  Search for a list of contacts again, your current search result will move to the previous search result and your new search will become the current search result. Current and Previous Search Result
  2. From the |Results| menu within the Office Accelerator phone book, select |Group Common of Previous with Current|. The result will be a new list which contains the contacts that were common in the previous search result to those in the current (see example below).
    You can also select the |Group Common of Previous with Current| from the search result tool bar button.

Current Search Result Previous Search Result
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