When I send a new email how can I get the name to automatically appear in the To: box

Posted on 2004-11-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I used to be able to start typing a name in the To: box when sending an email and the name of the person or options for others would automatically appear.  I am not able to do this now.  Is there a setting that I can check to enable this option again?  Thank you for your help!
Question by:kclinton59
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    Hi kclinton59,

    what version of outlook ?
    try this
    open outlook
    go to tools > options > email options > advanced email options > and check
    suggest names while completing to , cc and bcc fields
    press OK and check now

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    Sunray 2003,

    Thanks for the suggestion.  I am running Outlook 2000 SP-3.  I tried looking for that option but it was not their.  What do you recommend next?
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    Sorry I donot have OL 2000 hence not sure.. Let me research and get back to you..

    Was it working fine and suddenly you were not able to type in TO field ..
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    Bug the snot out of the resident geek in your office and get them to install Outlook 2003 for you.  If you have an Exchange server and Client Access Licenses you should be licensed for Outlook 2003.

    Side Note:  Computer geeks respond really well to cookies and other baked goods!

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