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Click on contact and email form opens

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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.

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Question by:mjmccormick
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by:sunray_2003
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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..
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by:mjmccormick
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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
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by:mark-wa
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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
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by:mjmccormick
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It is already set to use ipm.contact
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by:sunray_2003
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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
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by:mjmccormick
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ipm.contact is the name for the default contact form

ipm.post is the form used on the inbox.
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by:mjmccormick
ID: 11824416
I was somehow able to re-save the form and it now works.

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

SR
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