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When you try to create a new search folder, you can only create a search folder for an e-mail folder. For example, you cannot create a search folder in the Calendar folder.
This behavior occurs because you can only create a search folder for e-mail folders when you use the menu method to create the search folder in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003.
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(https://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)Important Note This method of creating a new search folder is not a supported method and is at your own risk.
To work around this behavior, you must create a macro solution if you want to create a new search folder in a folder other than an e-mail folder. For example, to create a new search folder for the Calendar folder, create a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro similar to the following sample macro:
Microsoft Outlook uses folders to contain collections of data. An Outlook folder contains items such as your new e-mail messages (Inbox), sent e-mail messages (Sent Items), or e-mail messages that you want to save are stored. E-mail messages are not stored in search folders. Search folders are virtual folders that contain views of all e-mail items that matches specific search criteria.
Article ID: 817890 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 3.4