Solved

Click on contact and email form opens

Posted on 2004-08-16
10
183 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
outlook 2003

When I try to add a new contact the email form opens.  It doesn't matter if I click on the New button or go through actions.

0
Comment
Question by:mjmccormick
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
10 Comments
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 11814706
Hi mjmccormick,
> When I try to add a new contact the email form opens.

You want a form open to input the contact data, dont you ?

where exactly is this happening and what is actually bothering ?

SR..
0
 

Author Comment

by:mjmccormick
ID: 11814730
Yes I want a contact form to open ipm.contact or a custom form.  When I try to add a contact Outlook opens the ipm.message email form.

weird
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:mark-wa
ID: 11816005
Try this, in outlook, right click on the contacts folder, click properties.

Then, where it says:

"When posting to this folder, use:"

chose "Contact".

Mark
0
PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

 

Author Comment

by:mjmccormick
ID: 11820236
It is already set to use ipm.contact
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 11820276
So do you have form set for email aswell.
Can you remove that form and just use only contact form  and see if that would work ?

SR
0
 

Author Comment

by:mjmccormick
ID: 11820386
ipm.contact is the name for the default contact form

ipm.post is the form used on the inbox.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mjmccormick
ID: 11824416
I was somehow able to re-save the form and it now works.

0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:sunray_2003
ID: 11824433
There is always a way to solve problems is it ?  Sometimes the simplest one is the ONLY solution

SR
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
modulo earned 0 total points
ID: 12463184
PAQed, with points refunded (250)

modulo
Community Support Moderator
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article describes how to import an Outlook PST file to Office 365 using a third party product to avoid Microsoft's Azure command line tool, saving you time.
This article describes how to import Lotus Notes Contacts into Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007 etc. with a few manual steps. You can easily export and migrate Lotus Notes contacts into Microsoft Outlook without having to use any third party tools.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

630 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