Using and Managing Folders

The Navigation Pane, along with the folder list, enables you to manage all your Outlook folders.

Opening a Folder

Opening a folder is simple: You click on the folder name and the folder opens in Outlook's center pane. As with anything Microsoft, there's another way of opening a folder: You can right-click on the name of a folder and select Open from the context menu. However, there's not much use for that option because it does the same thing as clicking on the folder, but requires an extra mouse click.

There's a third way to open an Outlook folder that isn't so redundant. You can open Outlook and go directly to a particular folder by using a command-line switch. Typing the following line at a command prompt opens Outlook ...

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