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How do I get other PC's using Outlook 2002 to use my new customed Outlook Contact Form?

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I have created a new contact form in Outlook 2002, set it as my default, and all works well. But it's local to my machine. I want to use this new form as the default for Personal Contacts and All Contacts on all the other machines running Outlook 2002 on our LAN.  

How do I get each of the machines to see the new form, so I can set it as their new default?

I have it saved as .oft file. Can I drop it into a hidden file on each machine? Import it some how? For 'All Contacts' residing on the server (Windows Server2000/MS Exchange), where can I add it there?

Surely I don't have to develop a new form on each of the machines?????

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Hi IvanHowarth,
IF you have permissions, you can publish the form in the Organization forms library. That way, it will be used Organization wide.

Let me know if it works for you! ;o)
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When you refere to 'Organization', are you meaning our organization, i.e. have I got to create a seperate forms library, or is this a predifined library?
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You can create a library called Organization forms on the Exchange Server.

Look at this !
http://www.outlookcode.com/d/formpub.htm
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Kaur,

Success!!!!!!! Thanks very much!

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You are welcome! Glad that it worked for you! ;o)
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