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NOTE: The procedures in this article only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Corporate or Workgroup option. With this option, you can use Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) services. To determine your installation type, click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help menu. If you have the Corporate or Workgroup installation, you see "Corporate or Workgroup".
To access another user's calendar or other folder when you are using the Corporate Workgroup installation of Microsoft Outlook 2000:
To Assign Access Permissions to Contacts, Inbox, Journal, Notes, and Tasks
A user with permissions of None or Contributor will only be able to see that you have scheduled Tentative, Busy, or Out of Office time (also known as Free/Busy information). The user will not be able to see what you enter in the subject line of an appointment; this is true for all four appointment sensitivity levels: Normal, Personal, Private, and Confidential. In order to view the Free/Busy information of another user, you can use the Attendee Availability tab on a Calendar Appointment. You cannot use the methods described in this article to see another users Free/Busy information.
A user with Owner, Author, Publishing Author, Editor, Publishing Editor, or Reviewer permissions will be able to see what you enter in the Subject Line for all appointments and meetings. This is true for all four sensitivity levels.
To set the sensitivity of an appointment or meeting, open a new item, and on the File menu, click Properties.
Accessing the Primary Folder of Another User
In order to share other than the five default Mailbox folders, Contacts, Inbox, Journal, Notes, and Tasks, you must share the entire Mailbox. This will give access to subfolders as well as the five primary folders.
Assigning Access Permissions to Your Mailbox
Opening the Mailbox by Another User