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I have emails that are listed in the TASK section in folders that are actually subfolders other main folders. How do I find what folder (the main folder) the message resides in? Right now, it tells me the folder the message resides in, but I have to search through a bunch of main folders to find that email in it's sub folder.

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by:David Lee
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Hi, Takamine334.

Sorry, I don't understand.  Can you explain?
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That first Task is in the folder "Mount Wachusett Community College", but actually that folder is in a folder called "Mid-Atlantic" and that folder is in a folder called "NACA".

My NACA folder has 7 folders in it:
1. Mid Atlantic
2. South
3. Central
4. Northern Plains
5. Mid America
6. West
7. Northeast

In those 7 folders I have about 50+ folders that correspond to college, such as "Mount Wachusett Community College".

The Task shows the folder "Mount Wachusett Community College", but I'm curious if there is a way to show it as "Mid America / Mount Wachusett Community College", so that I can find the correspondence quicker.

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Got it.  You want to see the whole folder path.  I see two possible ways to do this.

1.  Create a user-define property and populate it with the path.  The code will have to be connected to every task folder or you'll have to manually run it periodically.

2.  Create a macro that displays the path via a button click.  When the button is clicked display a dialog-box with the path.
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by:Takamine334
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#2 would most likely be the way to go.
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Ok, here's the code for that.
Sub DisplayFolderPath()
    Dim olkItem As Object, olkParent As Folder
    Set olkItem = Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection(1)
    Set olkParent = olkItem.Parent
    MsgBox "This item is in the folder" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & olkParent.FolderPath, vbInformation + vbOKOnly, "Folder Path"
    Set olkParent = Nothing
    Set olkItem = Nothing
End Sub

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by:Takamine334
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Perfect. Thank you.
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by:Takamine334
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Thank you!
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You're welcome.  Any time.
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