Solved

export outlook addresses

Posted on 2000-03-03
7
501 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
Following the instructions in the Outlook 2000 help file, I opened the 'file' menu in order to access 'export' but found it grayed-out.
Any idea as to why and how to make it available?
0
Comment
Question by:BobArnett
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Neo_mvps
ID: 2582550
Don't try to Export directly from the Address Book.  Instead you do this from the main Outlook 98/2000 window.

How to:
 - Start Outlook 98/2000
 - Select File > Import and Export to start the wizard.

Why is the Export choice grayed out from within the address book.  This is done when Outlook 98/2000 is installed in Internet Mail Only mode because the Windows Address Book and Outlook are sharing the items in the Contact folder.
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:bruintje
ID: 2582977
Hi BobArnett,

In addition::
you can do 2 things
=install Outlook witht eh CW option , =but you should be hooked on a exchange server i guess.

=or you could import all the addresses into the Contacts folder
=and export them from there which is possible
=if you make the contacts folder active and choose file>import/export

HTH:O)Bruintje
0
 

Author Comment

by:BobArnett
ID: 2592653
Neo: The Import/Export selection only leads me to importing and/or exporting 'Favorites' (bookmarks)or 'Cookies'. It doesn't appear to have the option to export email addresses.

bruintje: 1) I am not 'hooked on a exchange server', so I'll pass on that.
2) All my addresses are in the Contacts folder, but, again, I see no option to export them.
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Neo_mvps
ID: 2594201
Strange.  Did you install import/export functionality of Outlook 2K?  The reason that I ask is that from the main Outlook window you can select File > Import and Export > Export to file > <type of file> > select contact folder.
0
 

Author Comment

by:BobArnett
ID: 2596642
When I select File>Import and Export, Outlook starts a "Import/Export Wizard" which only gives me the option to import and/or export 'Favorites' and/or 'Cookies'.

Is there, perhaps, a place to disable the Wizard? I can't seem to find it myself.

As far as installing import/export functionality, Outlook 2K came pre-loaded on my computer and I see nothing that gives me more capabilities for that task.
0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
Neo_mvps earned 50 total points
ID: 2598756
This is going to sound silly coming from me, but Outlook 2K does not allow you to export favorites/cookies.  It sounds like you are describing the import/export wizard of Internet Explorer and not Outlook 2K.  Try starting from the Contact folder instead and see what happens.
0
 

Author Comment

by:BobArnett
ID: 2605295
I think we got it. I guess I must have been in the IExplorer windows by mistake (they all look alike to me). I did go to the Outlook Contacts folder and from there I could export the email addresses. This was after I followed the instructions to install the import/export feature of Outlook and remapped the output to include only the data I wanted.
Works great. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Resolve DNS query failed errors for Exchange
This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

816 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now