How do you move outlook 2011 for Mac emails into an olm file?

With outlook for windows users can create a pst file and drag/drop emails into it without issues.  They can then copy/move that pst file as is to another computer again without issues.

Now with Outlook 2011 for Mac is there a way I can perform those same actions?  It doesn't seem I can do that with an olm file unless I re-export the entire structure to a new olm file.

Please advise.
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

jmachado81Author Commented:
From reading that, are you stating there is no way a Mac can behave like windows outlook?  No way to update an archive file without running an export within outlook for Mac...

It seems that my options always include file > export or creating an mbox file.
Unfortunately, I think that is the case.

Outlook for Mac does not store everything in one file, like Outlook for Windows.  Instead, in Outlook 2011, each item is stored as a separate file, which makes indexing with Spotlight for searching much simpler. The files are in "~/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity". Under that directory, e-mail is stored in "Data Records/Messages".

Outlook 2011, then maintains a database in /users/username/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity/Database to keep track of the individual messages.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Mac OS X

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.