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Using the Outlook 2003 auto complete of email addresses and putting people I reply to in my address book?

I have been using Outlook for about a week now, I came from using Outlook Express for 5 years. I am wondering how to set Outlook to auto complete the email address when I start typing the to: I see that it does it for some of my contacts, but not all? Also, there does not seem to be a option for putting people that I reply to in my address book like OE? Does anyone know the problem? I imported my emails & address book from OE if that makes a difference. Running XP PRO with Office 2003 and P4 Toshiba Laptop.
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volk125Commented:
Outlook will autocomplete only those contacts that you have already sent emails to.  To get around this, just click on "To:" button and choose contacts you want to send to. Obviously over some time they will all be eligible for autocomplete. It's the way it's built by Microsoft.
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volk125Commented:
You can also Turn OFF or ON AutoComplete name suggesting  

1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
2. On the Preferences tab, click E-mail Options, and then click Advanced E-mail Options.
3. Clear the Suggest names while completing To, Cc, and Bcc fields check box.
 
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msaracenoCommented:
unfortunatelt you cannot add people automatically to your address book that you reply to unless you are running a 3rd party addon for outlook like this
http://www.webmasterfree.com/software/E-MailTools/OutlookAdd-ons/add_contacts.html
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TheC2Commented:
To activate the AutoComplete manuall, start typing a name in the To: field and press Ctrl+k.
To add a contact you reply to, click the person's address with the right moust button and you will have an option to add it to your contacts.

Hope this helps...
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