Color-code mail folders in Outlook

I have created +100 plus folders in the Mailbox of Outlook and I want to color-code these folders so I know exactly which folder I have color-coded. It is very difficult to read the words on the folder one by one when I have over +100 folders to scroll. Does Outlook provide this type of function? If Outlook does not provide this function, does anyone know another method to organize the Mailbox folders in Outlook?
 

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An alternative, for Outlook 2010 only, and appropriate since this is a programming group, would be to use custom icons for your folders. That has to be done using code, but it would allow some type of at a glance organization. You'd need to supply the icons of course.
 
The code would use the Folder.GetCustomIcon() for each folder and supply an StdPicture object as the icon.

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"Diane Poremsky" <=?utf-8?B?RGlhbmUgUG9yZW1za3k=?=> wrote in message news:274a2e3e-b213-47c7-a0a6-f7ba32ed4bc8...

Outlook does not provide this function.

The only better method i am aware of is using fewer folders - use instant search and custom views to find messages.



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