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I run Windows 7 via Parallels 8 on my MBA running OS X10.8.4.

Is there a way to configure spotlight to locate/find contacts or emails in Outlook? Spotlight finds other VM created files such as Word, Excel or PPT, but doesn't register emails or contacts within Outlook. Thoughts?



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I got it wrong :( – Buscar웃 Jun 7 '13 at 20:13

It is definitely possible, but you will need to write your own Spotlight Metadata importer for Outlook database, because there is none.

Difficulty level: HARD

Here is documentation

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Thank you. The process is beyond my scope, I'll just stick with searching via Outlook directly. – FHayek Jun 9 '13 at 13:02

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