Creating custom field in Outlook and importing

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I'm importing 1000+ contacts in to Outlook and then will move them over to a public folder.

I need to create a custom field that I would like to display on the General tab (Outlook 2007) and I also need to import data in to the field. So far I can't find how to do this...

Any ideas?
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How are you importing?  CSV file? PST file?

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You can only display stuff on the General Tab by using pre-define field names set by Microsoft.  You simply make a new column with one of the pre-defined field names below in your CSV file.  Here are all the pre-define fileds that I know of: (If you still need something custom, you'll need Microsoft Dyanmics CRM software to create that filed and tied it into Outlook)
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Title, First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Suffix, Company, Department, Job Title, Business Street, Business Street 2, Business Street 3, Business City,      Business State, Business Postal Code, Business Country/Region, Home Street, Home Street 2, Home Street 3, Home City, Home State, Home Postal Code, Home Country/Region, Other Street, Other Street 2, Other Street 3, Other City, Other State, Other Postal Code, Other Country/Region, Assistant's Phone, Business Fax, Business Phone, Business Phone 2, Callback, Car Phone, Company Main Phone, Home Fax, Home Phone, Home Phone 2, ISDN, Mobile Phone, Other Fax, Other Phone, Pager, Primary Phone, Radio Phone, TTY/TDD Phone, Telex, Account, Anniversary, Assistant's Name, Billing Information, Birthday, Business Address PO Box, Categories, Children, Directory Server, E-mail Address, E-mail Type, E-mail Display Name, E-mail 2 Address, E-mail 2 Type, E-mail 2 Display Name, E-mail 3 Address, E-mail 3 Type, E-mail 3 Display Name, Gender, Government ID Number, Hobby, Home Address PO Box, Initials, Internet Free Busy, Keywords, Language, Location, Manager's Name, Mileage, Notes, Office Location, Organizational ID Number, Other Address PO Box, Priority, Private, Profession, Referred By, Sensitivity, Spouse, User 1, User 2, User 3, User 4, Web Page

Good luck, thanks.

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