Apostrophes in email contacts

Hi,

I am using Micrsoft Outlook 2016.
I was sent a group contacts list. All the contacts are enclosed by apostrophes which makes them invalid.
I cannot edit the contact to delete these either.

Would really appreciate your assistance

Thanks
Catherine MeyerAsked:
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Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology ProfessionalCommented:
Paste the list into Word or Excel, or even WordPad that comes with Windows.
Search and replace a single ' with a blank.
Then copy and paste the list into Outlook, or whatever you need to do with it.
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FOXActive Directory/Exchange EngineerCommented:
Catherine,
As Brian has stated -
1.Even open up Notepad on your workstation
2.Copy all the contacts to the notepad> Click Edit>Click Replace
3.Find what  " or '  whatever is on your list
4. Replace just put the cursor there and leave it blank
5. Click REPLACE ALL
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Bill PrewCommented:
What form is the list of contacts you were sent?


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