Export Outlook Folders to the File System


 

I stumbled across a question on Experts-Exchange asking if there’s a way to copy/move an Outlook folder to a folder in the file system. The author would like to drag-and-drop the Outlook folder to the file system folder, but notes that while Outlook allows you to drag a message from Outlook to the file system it does not allow you to do the same with a folder. While I’m not aware of any way to do this via dragging and dropping, it’s easy enough to script a solution that allows a user to select a folder and have it copied/moved to the file system. Here’s my solution.
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