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I have a mail with a list of recipients I would like to create an address book contact group from, but the only way I can find is to copy and add each one individually. Surely there is a way to copy the whole recipient list into a contact group?

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This works in Outlook 2010; don't see why it wouldn't in Outlook 2013 as well:

  1. Right click on a recipient in the message header in the Reading Pane

  2. From the context menu that pops-up, choose Select All, then press Ctrl+C to copy them or right click on the selected addresses and choose Copy


  3. Open your Contact Group or create a new one via New Items / More Items / Contact Group (or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+L)

  4. Press the Add Members button and select From Address Book

  5. Place your cursor in the field next to the Members button and press Ctrl+V to paste the copied addresses

  6. Press OK and the addresses will be added to the Contact Group

You can repeat the steps above if multiple addresses have been added to both the To and CC fields.

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Thank you, this worked perfectly. – ProfK Jan 16 '13 at 9:40
sory, I meant to accept the answer but something distracted me. – ProfK Jan 17 '13 at 8:55

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