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Creating a Folder

You can create folders as needed for organizing your messages. You can also create folders to hold appointment, contact, note, and task items.

To create a folder:

1.
Click the arrow next to the New button and, from the New pull-down menu, choose Folder.

or

Choose Organize from the Tools menu and then click New Folder in the Organize pane.

2.
In the Create New Folder dialog box, name the folder and choose the folder type from the Folder Contains pull-down list (Figure 40.6).

Figure 40.6. Name the new folder and choose the folder type.


3.
Select a folder in which to place the new folder. To place the folder at the same level as the other folders, select Personal Folders.

4.
Click OK.

5.
Click Yes or No as appropriate if Outlook asks whether you want to create a shortcut for this folder (Figure 40.7).

Figure 40.7. Click Yes if you want to add a shortcut to this folder on the Outlook bar.


The folder appears in the Folder list.

If you choose to add a shortcut, the folder will be listed in My Shortcuts on the Outlook bar (Figure 40.8).

Figure 40.8. The new folder shortcut on the Outlook bar.



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