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Outlook autocomplete question

by transkansas / March 2, 2007 2:25 PM PST

I can't get my Microsoft Office Outlook "autocomplete" to work in the "To" blank. I've transferred all my contacts from my old Windows XP Outlook Express. I've typed in the contact names on my own, some of them numerous times. It's still not automatically completing the blanks. Annoying. Anyone have a pointer?

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transkansas
by tomron / March 3, 2007 12:00 AM PST

You didn't mention which version outlook express or ms outlook office.

maybe this LINK and LINK

Tom

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Versions
by transkansas / March 3, 2007 5:45 AM PST
In reply to: transkansas

The XP is 2002, the Office, 2003. Thanks.

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And Is Autocomplete Enabled?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 3, 2007 4:03 AM PST

It would certainly help us if we knew more specifics about the computer.. Which operating system, Outlook version, etc.

In the meantime, open the Control Panel, then double click on the
"Internet Options" icon, then click on the "Content" tab, then the "Autocomplete" button. When that opens, place a CHECK mark in the boxes next to "Web Addresses", "Forms", and "Usernames and Passwords on forms", then click on OK, Apply, Ok, etc..

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Sorry, more info...
by transkansas / March 3, 2007 6:23 AM PST

Apologize for the lack of necessary info. I've got a couple of other threads questions going (one w/ you I believe, re pics) so I failed to get complete info on this thread.

I've a brand, spanking new Dell Dimension E521 w/ Windows Vista. Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 is the only info I can find on that.

I followed your instructions and checked all the boxes, the only one that had been left unselected was "Forms." I still have to type in the whole name, then once I tab out of the "To" line, the program automatically fills in with the e-mail address, rather than leaving the completed name. (Which I don't like, but I guess isn't the end of the world; but neither is having to begrudgingly type in a whole name!) I just like a list of names, filled in quickly and easily.

Did I leave any more pertinent information out. Working the details out of this change-over is driving me nuts.
Thanks again (for the pic suggestions, too.)
Carla

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