how to retrieve my address list

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Dave Davison
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how to retrieve my address list

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.........Think I must have been nobbledsomehow as now when I click the "To" field of a blank email the contents of my Address book do not (as ususual) appear but if I enter the first letter of someone's name in the said book all names beginning with that first letter do appear. Can I rectify this please? :scratch: :thankyou: Dave.
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Re: how to retrieve my address list

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The dropdown list is provided by AutoComplete. The AutoComplete entries are stored elsewhere.
Try the following:
- Activate Contacts in the lower left corner of the main Outlook window.
- Do you see any contacts there?
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Yes Hans, that opens a full list of entries but what puzzles me is why all of a sudden does clicking the "To" field not show the full list as it has always done.
Thanks Dave.

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See if this webpage offers the solution.
I think it should apply to Outlook express too?
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Ah...another thing, based on your screenshot.

Make sure that the "Names Only" radio button is selected at the top of the Address book dialog? When More Columns is selected as the Search option, the address book will only display names if you search.
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Oh So Simple, when one knows how; how the "More columns" button came to be clicked I'll never know, I certainly did not alter the setting. Fantastic Rudi THANKS Dave.