How to change folder names to bold or increase font size or color


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How to change folder names to bold or increase font size or color

Postby SmFhbXM » Thu, 08 Jun 2006 01:48:02 GMT

In Personal Folders in Outlook, I want to change the colors,or font, or make 
the names in bold, or otherwise customize the lettering of the folder names.

Re: How to change folder names to bold or increase font size or color

Postby Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook] » Thu, 08 Jun 2006 02:20:51 GMT

Outlook doesn't support that. 

Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
   Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
   and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for 
     Administrators, Power Users, and Developers

RE: How to change folder names to bold or increase font size or color

Postby VmltYWwgR2FqamFy » Sat, 30 Sep 2006 23:43:02 GMT

You can mark one of the e-mail as Unread and that folder Name font will 
Change to 'Bold' . This is just a work around i found to make things easier 
when you are working with many folder.

e.g if you are working with many customers and want to keep currently active 
customer folder 'Bold' this might be a workaround until the feature you asked 
is noticed and becomes a fix as a patch by microsoft.

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