contacts listed in wrong format in Outlook's "Select names" box.

I am running Outlook 2000 SP3 on Win XP Pro SP3 and create a new contact.

In the "File as:" field, the format

Companyname - Firstname Lastname

is not an option, so I manually type Companyname - Firstname Lastname in that field.  (See attachment c1.jpg.

When I compose a new email and click the "To" button I see the "Select Names" box.  However, contacts are listed as

Firstname Lastname (email address)

How do I get my contact to list as

Companyname - Firstname Lastname

in the "Select Names" box?
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brianp111Asked:
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apache09Commented:
File as Option in Outlook 2000 is for individual contacts.

Such File As orders in Outlook 2000 are quite simple.

However, there is a VBA that you could use:
http://www.slipstick.com/contacts/fileas.asp

Otherwise, upgrading to 2003, 2007 could also solve this issue for you.
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Vishal BreedProgram ManagerCommented:
According to me, you will not be able to change the design!!

The option of saving the contacts with Company Name - Lastname - Firstname; is used for filing only, so that you can view them when you click on outlook - contacts. This can be further enhanced by selecting View - Current View when you are viwing Outlook - contacts.

But when you compose emails, it will show you only First - Last Name or Last - First name as configued when you add outlook address book in Outlook Profile.





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