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Edit names in Outlook's Automatic Name Checking

by xmcier / March 29, 2004 11:12 PM PST

Outlook has an Automatic Name Checking feature that assists you in entering your e-mail recipient's address. I like the feature, but when I make a typo, it keeps the wrong address in this drop down list too. Is there a way to delete the erroneous addresses from this list?

A similar thing happens in MSIE - recent URLs will pop up to aid in getting to a recent site/page, but sometimes I make a typo and that addy will keep popping up in that list as well. Can that be edited as well?

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IE Answer
by Kees Bakker / March 29, 2004 11:31 PM PST

IE 6.0 Help on Autocomplete says it can be removed individually (by selecting and pressing del) for forms and passwords, but not for the address bar. You have to clear the history for that, which clears all. I suppose one calls this a 'design feature'.

And who would now better than the Microsoft guy who wrote the help?

Kees

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Re:IE Answer
by xmcier / March 30, 2004 1:30 AM PST
In reply to: IE Answer

Thanks! That works great. I had looked in help for variations of "Automatic Name Checking" but didn't see anything. Never occured to me to look at Autocomplete.

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