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Auto complete in Email

I am running Windows XP and recently had to start from scratch and reinstall the software. Everything is working fine with the exception of my Auto complete when I enter an email address. This worked fine until my reinstall. Now I cannot find where to set the auto complete for the email address. I am using Outlook for my email.

Thanks for any help.


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Re:Auto complete in Email

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In Outlook Express the settings is on the Send tab of OEs Tools/Options menu.

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Thanks for the response but the settings on the send tab in OUTLOOK does not give me the option to add auto complete.

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This should do it. I just tried it and it got the effect you desire:
1) From the Outlook window (not an email sub-window)
2) select Tool>Options
3) on the Preferences tab, select [E-mail Options]
4) then select [Advanced E-mail Options]
5) then select "Suggest names when completing To, Cc and Bcc fields"

That's all, just click [OK] [OK] OK] to close.
Try it out.

Let me know if it works for you.


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Chuck, Thanks for your response. You took me to the area where I also thought it should be. When I get to "Advanced E-mail Options", there is not a "Suggest names when completing To,CC and BCC fields. But that is exactly what I need to set. The only thing that I can think of is I have Office 2000. Maybe I had updated to the Service Release 1A before I did my reinstall and this option is in that release. I will try downloading Service Release 1A and see if that helps.
Do you have Office 2000 and if so, are you running the Service Release 1A?


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Sorry, I use Office XP (that's 2002) with SP3.

You might try and "Google" an answer.
Perhaps there is a "tweak" application (or RegEdit) to get what you want.

Or, and probably more likely, the setting you want is on some other sheet, that Microsoft has for your Office 2000.

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