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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 by Robert Cordingley, Charlie Russel

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Managing Data Within Folders

Items within Outlook folders can be copied or moved from folder to folder to better organize and find information. Each Outlook folder is designed to hold only one type of item. You cannot copy a Task item to the Inbox and have it remain a Task item. Similarly, you cannot move a journal entry to the Calendar folder and preserve it as a journal entry. Moving or copying an item to a folder that isn't its default item type results in the item being changed to the default item type for that folder. That process is called AutoCreate.

Copying and Moving Items Between Folders

If you create new folders to manage your Outlook information, you'll probably need to move items to those folders in some manner. You can create rules ...

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