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_NameSpace.GetDefaultFolder Method

Returns a Folder object that represents the default folder of the requested type for the current profile; for example, obtains the default Calendar folder for the user who is currently logged on.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.dll)

[DispIdAttribute()]
MAPIFolder GetDefaultFolder(
	OlDefaultFolders FolderType
)

Parameters

FolderType
Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.OlDefaultFolders

The type of default folder to return.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.MAPIFolder
A Folder object that represents the default folder of the requested type for the current profile.

To return a specific non-default folder, use the Folders collection.

If the default folder of the requested type does not exist, depending on the type, Outlook may create and return the folder, or may raise an error. For example, if olFolderManagedEmail is specified as the FolderType but the Managed Folders group has not been deployed, Microsoft Outlook raises an error.

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