OL2002: "Set ActiveExplorer.CurrentFolder = Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolder<FolderName>)" Does Not Work As Expected in the FolderSwitch Event
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When you use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code to customize Microsoft Outlook, you may not be able to use the following code in the FolderSwitch event:
(In this example, FolderName is the name of the folder that you want to switch the focus to.) When you try to use this code, the focus does not switch to the correct folder.
Set ActiveExplorer.CurrentFolder = Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderFolderName)
Service Pack InformationThis problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack
Hotfix InformationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.The global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 24-Mar-2003 11:23 3,226,844 Outlookop.msp (Client Patch) 24-Mar-2003 14:26 6,985,728 Outlookff.msp (Full file Patch)After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table.
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 19-Sep-2002 18:23 10.0.4517.0 105,032 Envelope.dll 09-Jan-2003 19:31 10.0.4907.0 346,696 Exsec32.dll 09-Aug-2002 00:22 10.0.4406.0 137,800 Impmail.dll 27-Feb-2003 22:57 10.0.5025.0 543,304 Outlcm.dll 14-Mar-2003 04:55 10.0.5112.0 100,936 Outlctl.dll 22-Mar-2003 00:06 10.0.5119.0 6,318,664 Outllib.dll 11-Oct-2002 19:14 10.0.4608.0 92,744 Outlmime.dll 22-Mar-2003 00:06 10.0.5119.0 47,688 Outlook.exe 22-Mar-2003 00:06 10.0.5119.0 121,416 Outlph.dll 25-Nov-2002 15:50 10.0.4721.0 47,688 Recall.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.
Article ID: 814554 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 18:14:34 - Revision: 3.2
Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
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