Get the Message Folder

Where is the message stored you're looking at? This macro tells you and can even open the folder for you.

Last modified: 2008/06/08 | Accessed: 184.597  | #65
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Determine the "identity" of your emails. Set with SAM the sender and the folder folder for sent items with the help of rules.

If you search in multiple folders for an e-mail, Outlook can tell you the name of the folder the e-mail has been found in. But if you have multiple folders with the same name, this information is quite useless. This macro tells you the full folder path. Additionally, it offers to switch to the folder.

If you used the advanced search, it's necessary to open the e-mail first before calling the macro.

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Public Sub GetItemsFolderPath()
  Dim obj As Object
  Dim F As Outlook.MAPIFolder
  Dim Msg$
  Set obj = Application.ActiveWindow
  If TypeOf obj Is Outlook.Inspector Then
    Set obj = obj.CurrentItem
    Set obj = obj.Selection(1)
  End If
  Set F = obj.Parent
  Msg = "The path is: " & F.FolderPath & vbCrLf
  Msg = Msg & "Switch to the folder?"
  If MsgBox(Msg, vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
    Set Application.ActiveExplorer.CurrentFolder = F
  End If
End Sub
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