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You can link together associated Outlook itemssuch as tasks, contacts, appointments, e-mail messages, and such, usinghyperlinks. You can use these hyperlinks to open any other Outlook folderor item. For example, you can insert a hyperlink in the notes area of atask record that when clicked, will open an associated contact record. Oryou can type a hyperlink into an e-mail message that when clicked, opens aserver-based public folder.
This article defines the format and syntax for typing hyperlinks in Outlookitems.
Use the formats below to add hyperlinks. You must include the greater than (>) and less than (<) symbols. You must include spaces if they are used in the folder name, or in the case of specific contacts, a space would be included between the first name and the last name. To specify one of the default folders, type it as it appears on the Outlook Bar.
To Open an Outlook Folder on the Server
To open the Sent Items folder in the default mail store type the following:
To Open a Personal or Private folder
To open a folder called MyStuff, in your Personal folder, type the following:
To Open a Specific Item
To open the contact Nancy Davolio, type the following:
To open an Item in a Public Folder
For example, to open a contact named, "John Doe" in a plublic folder named, "Public Contacts" use the following hyperlink: