Methods to create folders in Microsoft® Outlook Express
What are the methods to create folders for Microsoft Outlook Express?
It is possible that you have a lot of e-mails, messages and tasks included in Microsoft Outlook Express. These items may increase in number with time. Thus, you may face difficulties in accessing and arranging them. The best possible method to arrange these items is to include them in folders. You can create separate folders for each type of e-mail in Microsoft Outlook Express. But, it is possible to face some issues while creating folders in. You may experience difficulties in clearing folders. This happens as a result of unavailability of space in the application which can be resolved by clearing cache files of the application. You may also face corruption in .dbx files and have the folder creating task interrupted. Repair the .dbx file using repair tools to resolve the issue.
Here are some notes on creating, accessing and managing folders in Microsoft Outlook Express:
- To create a new folder
- Access folders
- Sorting messages in a folder
To create a new folder
It is possible to create new folders in Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to select the folder where you need to create a new folder. You need to then right-click the folder and select 'New Folder' option from the pop-up menu displayed. In will display a 'Create Folder' window, in which you need to give a particular name to the folder. After entering name for the folder, you need to click 'Ok' button and get the folder displayed as a subfolder of the inbox.
You can access folders created in Microsoft Outlook Express to view messages inside. This is possible with 'View' option of the folder. It will allow you to control what messages that are visible. Pre-defined views for e-mail in Microsoft Outlook Express include Show All Messages, Hide Read Messages, and Hide Read or Ignored Messages. Show All Messages option allows viewing all messages in your folders. Hide Read Messages can be use dot hide messages which you have read and leave unread messages only. The Hide Read or Ignored Messages is useful in hiding messages which you read or have applied the Ignore Conversation command to.
You can sort messages stored in the folder you created in Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Outlook Express and select 'Columns' from the 'View' option. You can then see a window with all available property columns and currently displayed columns. You can sort the order in which these are displayed by just using the move up and move down button. You can check the box next to attachments and priority and make appropriate sorting of messages in the application.
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