[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Contacts - Full Name vs. File As

Posted on 2004-09-24
3
Medium Priority
?
122 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
When I enter a contact name on one computer in the office, I can enter it as "John Smith" and File As will automatically format it as "Smith, John."
On another computer in the office, entering "John Smith" results in File As formatting it "John, Smith".

How is this controlled?  I need it standardized as "Smith, John"

Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:fuze44
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
sunray_2003 earned 500 total points
ID: 12148472
Are those both computers using the same version of outlook ?

In both the outlook , go to tools --> options ---> contact options and check if the settings are set exactly the same.

Also go to tools --> email accounts --> view or change existing directories and address book
Double-click on outlook address book and check the options

Is any new contact form being used or only inbuilt contact forms used ?

SR
0
 

Author Comment

by:fuze44
ID: 12149332
Both Outlooks are 2002.  The system that is having trouble putting the name into Last Name, First Name was running a custom form, but now is not.  The custom form, however, didn't modify the usage of the name fields -- at least intentionally.

I will check those settings. Thank you.
0
 

Author Comment

by:fuze44
ID: 12336325
This solved my problem.  Thank you.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In this article I discuss my selections of the Top Four free Outlook OST File Viewers available. Open, view and read even damaged OST files by using these tools. They all provide a clear preview of all data such as emails, notes, tasks, calendars, e…
This article will help to fix the below errors for MS Exchange Server 2016 I. Certificate error "name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" II. Out of Office not working III. Make Internal URLs and Externa…
Is your OST file inaccessible, Need to transfer OST file from one computer to another? Want to convert OST file to PST? If the answer to any of the above question is yes, then look no further. With the help of Stellar OST to PST Converter, you can e…
As many of you are aware about Scanpst.exe utility which is owned by Microsoft itself to repair inaccessible or damaged PST files, but the question is do you really think Scanpst.exe is capable to repair all sorts of PST related corruption issues?
Suggested Courses

834 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