Sharing contacts which are stored in sub-folders in outlook

I have one user who has all his contacts organized in sub folders. Now he want to share these contact with other users.
The otrher users even though they have the necessary permissions cannot see the contact in the sub folders.
Am I missing something? Please help
mabaigAsked:
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SeanConnollyCommented:
mabaig

Can other users see a contact if it is the root folder?
mabaigAuthor Commented:
Yes they can see the contacts in the root folder
sirbountyCommented:
Depending on your version (Ol2k or less?) - you can use NetFolder: http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/netfolders.htm
or http://www.programurl.com/contacts4outlook.htm

However, I believe that Outlook natively doesn't allow sub-folder access like you're wanting...I'm not 100% certain of this, but I seem to recall a question or two here that dealt with the same issue...
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SeanConnollyCommented:
mabaig

Can the other users see the subfolders?
mabaigAuthor Commented:
the other users cannot see the sub folders
SeanConnollyCommented:
mabaig

This could just be Outlook working by design!

Could this user employ Categories instead of keeping the contracts in different subfolders?  By creating different views they will be able to see what is in effect different sub groups of their contacts?  I know it's not a fix and just a workaround but it may be acceptable.
sirbountyCommented:
Shouldn't this be reviewed?  All the first comment shows is another question... : \
sirbountyCommented:
I'm quite certain that this isn't possible using Outlook alone.  I gave some alternatives, but if Karen disagrees that it provides a beneficial solution as presented, I am fine with a delete/paq...
Computer101Commented:
PAQed with no points refunded (of 125)



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