Making custom Outlook 2007 folders emptiable like "Deleted Items"

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JoeBrind17

I want to create a "MyDumpster" subfolder under "Inbox" and have it offer the

"Empty 'MyDumpster' Folder" option in the context menu appearing when I

right-click it in the Navigation pane. I do not want to write a "Delete

Folder" macro and bind it to a new menu button. Instead, I want the new

folder to possess something akin to an "Emptiable" property similarly to the

"Deleted Items" folder. How do I do this, please?
 
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Ken Slovak - [MVP - Outlook]

Use the Application.FolderContextMenuDisplay() event. You will need to add a

CommandBarButton object to the CommandBar passed to you in that event

handler, so you will need to add a new menu entry when the event fires.

Your code then will have to iterate the folder's contents and delete

everything in the folder, then it will need to delete everything moved from

the folder to the Deleted Items folder.

There is no "emptiable" property as you seem to think.

"JoeBrind17" <JoeBrind17> wrote in message

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> I want to create a "MyDumpster" subfolder under "Inbox" and have it offer
> the
> "Empty 'MyDumpster' Folder" option in the context menu appearing when I
> right-click it in the Navigation pane. I do not want to write a "Delete
> Folder" macro and bind it to a new menu button. Instead, I want the new
> folder to possess something akin to an "Emptiable" property similarly to
> the
> "Deleted Items" folder. How do I do this, please?
 
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