Show more mail folders in the minimized Navigation Pane

Folder buttons on the minimized Navigation Pane You can open your mail folders in Favorite Folders by using the vertical folder buttons in the minimized Navigation Pane. When you click a folder button in the minimized Navigation Pane, you see a list of the mail items in that folder in the message list. Besides the main Navigation Pane button, only the folders from Favorite Folders appear as vertical buttons in the minimized Navigation Pane.

The number of folders that are displayed as buttons in the minimized Navigation Pane depends on how much space there is above the view buttons (such as the Mail or Calendar button) at the bottom of the pane.

The order in which the folder buttons show in the minimized Navigation Pane is the same as the order in which they are listed in Favorite Folders.

What do you want to do?

Add or remove the folders in Favorite Folders

Move the folders in Favorite Folders

Create more space for folder buttons in the minimized Navigation Pane

Add or remove the folders in Favorite Folders

Do either of the following:

  • Right-click the folder that you want to add or remove, and then click Add to Favorite Folders or Remove from Favorite Folders on the shortcut menu.

  • Click a folder and drag it to or from the Favorite Folders list to add or remove it.

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Move the folders in Favorite Folders

The order in which the folder buttons appear in the minimized Navigation Pane is the same as the order in which they are listed in Favorite Folders.

Do either of the following:

  • Right-click the folder that you want to move, and then click Move Up in List or Move Down in List on the shortcut menu.

  • Click a folder and drag it where you want in the Favorite Folders list.

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Create more space for folder buttons in the minimized Navigation Pane

Do any of the following to create more space in the minimized Navigation Pane:

  • Shorten the names of the folders in Favorite Folders. The length of the folder name affects the length of the button.

  • splitter bar in minimized navigation pane Drag the horizontal splitter bar down and hide the view buttons. These are the Mail button, the Contacts button, and so on.

  • Remove some or all of the view buttons from the minimized Navigation Pane.

    How?

    At the bottom of the minimized Navigation Pane, click Configure buttons Button image , click Add or Remove Buttons, and then click the button that you want to remove.

  • Maximize your main Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 window. A taller window can create more space in the minimized Navigation Pane.

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