SharingItem.OpenSharedFolder Method (Outlook)

Opens a shared folder offered by a sharing invitation.

Version Information

Version Added: Outlook 2007


expression .OpenSharedFolder

expression An expression that returns a SharingItem object.

Return Value

A Folder object that represents the shared folder.


This method allows the recipient of a sharing invitation to open the shared folder offered by the sender. An error occurs if this method is called on a SharingItem object with a Type property value other than olSharingMsgTypeInvite or olSharingMsgTypeInviteAndRequest, or if Outlook cannot connect to the shared folder.

See Also


SharingItem Object Members

SharingItem Object