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    Shaded columns

    How come a couple of my Outlook views have shaded date and To or From columns, and others do not? What setting is that? I can't find it at all.

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    Which views? Have you looked at the view definition?

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    Um, duh...

    It's the sort column that is getting shaded Joe. I had inadvertently clicked a column thus moving the sort column choice. At least now I know why. Is that a "hard-wired" item -- the shading?

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    I don't know. What view?

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    After looking at several different views, it appears to be present in all views: when I change the sort column, the shading follows. Too bad that can't be turned off -- and, after my [clumsy] switch of the sorting my inadvertent clicking of the wrong column, it's also too bad a view can't be "locked" once all preferences are set.

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    What happens if you go to the View tab and click "Reset View"?

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    I [thankfully] didn't try it on one of my customized views. But when I did it to one of the default views [Compact] it shades the column that is the sort column. So I guess it is "hard-wired."

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