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how do i get a e-mail field from a dbf file into the address book of outlook so that i can use it to send emails? i have 4000 emails existing in my database and i dont want to re-enter all of them again in the address book
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by:slink9
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Try File-Import And Export-Import From Another File Type.  Database is a listed type here.  Maybe that will help.  If that is not the solution you may need to export from the dbf to a comma delimited file and import from there.
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there is no provision to import dbf files so how do i proceed now??
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What version of Outlook?  I show DBase as an option on my Outlook2k.  Without an import from dbf option you would need to open it in dbase and export the file to a comma-delimited type so you can import it.
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by:domperidone
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upgraded to 2k and got it. thanks
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