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How can I embed a Calendar folder in an Outlook 2010 IMAP PST?

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I'm considering switching from POP3 to IMAP in Outlook 2010, but there seem to be several drawbacks with Microsoft's implemention of IMAP.

1) I don't seem to be able to move the PSTs.
2) I don't seem to be able to back up the PSTs.
3) I don't seem to be able to change the delivery folders in the PSTs.

All of these I might be able to live with, but I cannot find a way to add a Calendar folder to the IMAP PSTs.  According to my web searches, you're supposed to be able to do this somehow, but I can't get it to work.  I may not understand IMAP well enough.  Obviously, I'd also like to add Contacts, Notes, etc.  Does anyone know if this is possible to do in Outlook 2010?

Thanks,

Peter
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Add a pst file for these items that you need.
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by:Peter023
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That was the solution I came up with, but then the calendar doesn't sync across devices.  That pushes it over the hump of being not worth doing - mainlining two different files.
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by:Peter023
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Sorry - maintaining ;^)
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 2000 total points
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unfortunately microsoft discontinued their outlook calendar sync.. you can use google calendar for this. and an outlook addin i.e. http://bit.ly/1vCdh3z
 $20 is not much for this app.
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by:Peter023
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OK, thanks.  I think I'll just leave it.  it looks like the implementation in Office 2013 is better, but I don't feel like going the upgrade buzz.
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