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View the properties of an email folder in Outlook Express

As we saw in a few tutorials before, Outlook Express handles email folders and messages like Windows XP handles folders and files: you can rename them, move them, copy them, or delete them. And, like regular files on your computer, Outlook Express folders and emails have their own Properties dialog, which gives you some information about the selected item. In this tutorial, we will show you how to access a folder properties from your email program.

Get a folder's properties in Outlook Express

Follow these steps to access the summary dialog of a selected email folder: (if needed, see how you can show the Folder List in Outlook Express.)

This is how you can get and view the properties of an email folder in Outlook Express, and access the underlying DBX files to get their own file properties through Windows XP.

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Tutorial last updated on October 28, 2011
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