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I just installed Outlook 2011 on my Mac, and I like the look and feel, but find it hard to get around the basics, so I have a couple questions.

Where is the "On My Computer" folder or file on my local drive?

When saving emails on my computer, where exactly do they go?

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The "On My Mac" folder only appears if you have a local account as well as an Exchange account. If you only have Exchange, it won't show. As for where the emails go, that depends on how you save them. –  user3463 Dec 8 '10 at 16:40
    
As for where mails go: in case you're still in doubt wether to use Outlook or Mail.app: Apple's Mail is Time Machine-aware. When you want to restore a message in Mail: just activate Mail, and while Mail is active open Time Machine. You'll see the Time Machine star field, but for Mail rather than for Finder. No need to know where messages are stored when using Mail and Time Machine. Plus: it uses a small file for each message, which works great with Time Machine (as opposed to the single huge outlook.pst that Outlook uses to store all messages). –  Arjan Dec 8 '10 at 17:18
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Try ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity/ -- for Office 2008 that's where it kept local files.

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