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How to view additional fields in the global address list

Posted on 2007-12-04
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When opening the GAL from outlook and viewing the address book entries unless you view the properties of a user I am unable to see the fax # , mobile phone # etc in the defult view. i.e when you click on the address book tab and the address book opens. It displays name phone number etc but not fax # and some other details. they appear to be left out from the default view,perhaps not t o have it cluttered. How can make one of these fields visible in the default view?

Craig
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If you change the view to phone list:
 view-arrange by-current view-phone list
Then right-mouse click in the heading name and select field chooser you can add -remove or drag the fields aound to rearrange
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by:cfeeke
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The only option I have under view is toolbar when I open the address book. Using outlook 2003.
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The reference above is probably to the Contacts Folder, not the GAL. They are two different things. The GAL's display is limited. You could look in ESM, under Recipients, but I think the templates control what you see when you double click on an object - not what is displayed in the quick view.

Simon.
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My reference is to the GAL and not a contacts folder.  Problem is yes that it is limited to what you can see and as I have discovered you cannot modify the view by editing the templates so that implies that it cannot be changed by mere mortals which is a pity.

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Craig
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So Simon was correct and should get the points
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I will award him the point but he only confirmed something that I knew. I was hoping that someone would have the technical knowledge to edit view..
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