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Chapter 21. More E-Mail Bonding: Extendi... > Taking Charge of Your Message Folder... - Pg. 247

More E-Mail Bonding: Extending Outlook Express 247 folder, you could create a separate folder just for her messages. You could also create folders for each of the Internet mailing lists you subscribe to, for current projects on the go, or for each of your regular e-mail correspondents. There are, in short, 1,001 uses for folders and this section tells you everything you need to know. To create a new folder, follow these steps: 1. Select the File, Folder, New command to display the Create Folder dialog box. (Attention key- boardists: Pressing Ctrl+Shift+E also gets you where you want to go.) If the Folder command is unavailable, it means you have the Outlook Express "folder" selected in the Folders list. To unlock this command, first click any other folder (such as Local Folders or Inbox). In the Select the folder ... list, highlight the folder within which you want the new folder to appear. For example, if you want your new folder to be inside your inbox, click the Inbox folder. Use the Folder name text box to enter the name of the new folder. Click OK. 2. 3. 4. Here's a quick look at a few other folder maintenance chores you may need from time to time: · Renaming a folder--The names of the five predefined Outlook Express folders are written in stone, but it's easy to rename any folder that you created yourself. To do so, highlight the folder and then select File, Folder, Rename. (Alternatively, press F2 or click the folder twice, with a pause of a couple of seconds between each click.) In the Rename Folder dialog box, enter the new name and then click OK. · Compacting a folder--To help minimize the size of the files that Outlook Express uses to store messages, you should compact the files regularly. To do this, select File, Folder and then select either Compact (to compact just the currently highlighted folder) or Compact All Folders (to