Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Outlook creates and displays a folder, named for the site and document library, as
a subfolder of the SharePoint Lists folder in your mailbox, and downloads a copy of
each of the items stored in the document library as an Outlook item within the folder.
The icon to the left of the item name indicates the file type (for example, document,
workbook, presentation, or database).
TIP Outlook creates the SharePoint Lists folder the first time you connect a
SharePoint list or library to Outlook.
If the document library or subfolder you connect to contains subfolders, the content
of the subfolders is also downloaded. The presence of subfolders is indicated by a
transparent triangle to the left of the document library name; click the triangle to
expand the folder and display the subfolders. (A black triangle indicates an expanded
The local copy of the SharePoint document library, with its subfolders visible in the Outlook