Lost email during "Move to Folder"



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Lost email during "Move to Folder"

Postby George » Sun, 23 Jan 2005 04:43:16 GMT

In Outlook 2003 BCM, I right clicked an email dated 1/7/05, and then clicked 
the "Move to Folder" option.

Then I selected the folder "Business History" under Business Contact 
Manager.  (You can't select "Business Contacts", it says ...does not 

I picked the Business Contact to put it in...and thought it would just save 
the email under this contact name.

But it just saved the 'subject line', same as if you use Add > Business 
Note.  So, since it was a "move to", the email body seems to be gone.

Is there any way to get it back?  It's not in "deleted" because I didn't 
delete it.  Rather, all but the subject seems to have been truncated.

Thanks for any ideas, or if there's an MS person, reporting it as a sort of 
bug in BCM. 

Re: Lost email during "Move to Folder"

Postby Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook] » Sun, 23 Jan 2005 04:51:25 GMT

Nope, that's not how it works at all. You've lost it.

You should never move items into the Business History folder. Let BCM manage 
that folder.

Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of
     Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
     Administrators, Power Users, and Developers

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