Solved

Outlook 2003 doesn't allow to browse local folders as the XP and 2000 did. How do I add this NEEDED feature ??

Posted on 2004-09-06
3
188 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I've not yet found a solution to browse a local folder as we did with Outlook 2000 and Outlook XP!! Do I need to downgrade to Outlook XP? It seems that the File System Integration is missing.... any news ??
Please answer soon... I've to decide if downgrade or not.....

funny.
0
Comment
Question by:funnyboy
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 250 total points
ID: 11989987
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:jayca
ID: 11990104
You can open explorer, drag and drop the folder onto shortcuts and it will open up to that folder when clicked.

If you are trying to browse within Outlook, that will not work as that would be a security issue... think of the potential for virus and macro havok that would create!

If wanting to drag and drop files into an email to send, it would be faster to have it open in Explorer anyways, or use the browse feature in the file attachment interface.
0
 

Author Comment

by:funnyboy
ID: 11990800
So.... if I used this system to store the e-mail in local system folder.... I have to downgrade to Outlook XP isn't it ? I can open the folder and drag 'n drop but I cannot anymore open physically the folders within outlook.....

funny.
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
If you troubleshoot Outlook for clients, you may want to know a bit more about the OST file before doing your next job. IMAP can cause a lot of drama if removed in the accounts without backing up.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
This is my first video review of Microsoft Bookings, I will be doing a part two with a bit more information, but wanted to get this out to you folks.

690 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question