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Mail.app - What sets sort order when adding To addresses by typing Group name?

Using Mail.app in Mac OS X (10.6.3) I'm seeing apparently random sort order when sending a email to a group. Not a major issue but you'd think it be alphabetical?!? To reproduce: Compose New ...
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How to share address book data between MacOS X and Windows/Linux?

We're using a PC and a MacBook at home which are connected via a local network. We'd like to have a "master" address book for both computer, so that when contact information is changed on one of the ...
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How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?

How can I use my Gmail contacts within Alpine/pine?
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Send an email to a group excluding a member in Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird on my MacBook-Pro and sync my contacts from gmail to Mac OS X's address book, then I make some groups of friends in my address book, in Thunderbird I can use this group in send field ...
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Import contacts from MS exchange to Address Book

Does anyone know how to import contacts from MS exchange to OSX Leopard Address book? I am able to get auto-complete in Mail for the email address stored in Exchange but I cannot import the contacts ...
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How to search Outlook Exchange Global Address List with Wildcards?

Our exchange GAL contains many group addresses, and it's hard to find a certain group contains for example "ABC". In the Contacts tab in outlook there is no option to search for a name that contains ...
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Import into Address book all email addresses from emails sent of a Mail backup

I would like to import all email addresses from all the emails sent (fields TO:, CC: and BCC:) in Mail (Mac OS X) and add them to Address book in OS X Lion, is it possible?
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Easy way to share a changing email group listing?

I have a group of friends and acquaintances that participate in a periodic activity during lunch hours at work (for example getting together to play cards, or a game of soccer, etc). The problem is ...
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Sync Android phone with Linux PC

How can I sync my Android mobile phone's contacts and calendar with my Linux Desktop without having a Google server as 'man in the middle'?
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Outlook 2007 - How to save Address book entries as Contacts?

In Outlook 2007, what is the way to save Address book entries as Contacts? The "Add to contacts" option under Address book's file menu is grayed out.
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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What are good alternatives to Mac Address Book for Windows?

I used Address Book on Mac and I really liked the software. It's simple, easy and it has all the things I needed in an address book. Now, I recently switched to Windows 7 and I am looking for a ...
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Synchronize iPhone contacts with Windows 7 PC, without using iTunes

I want to copy my iPhone 3G contacts to my Windows 7 PC without going through iTunes. When this is completed, I'll purchase an iPhone 4s that I would then like to synchronise with my PC contacts. ...
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How to sync Apple Address Book with Windows Live Contacts?

It seems so easy to sync my contacts in my Apple Address Book with my Google Account, how about with my Windows Live account? I don't have Outlook, most solutions I've seen require Outlook.
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How to sync Apple Address Book with WP7 Phone?

I'm on a Mac, how do I sync my Apple Address Book contacts with the contacts on my Windows Phone 7 phone?
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VNC Address Book - Window Invisible? Working as intended?

I have VNC Server and VNC Viewer on the same PC with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is VNC Address Book supposed to have a main application window? I can't tell if this is bugged or working as intended. ...
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Mac OS X Mail.app - how to prevent addresses being automatically added to Address Book

Is there any way to disable the feature where Mail.app on OS X 10.6 will automatically add addresses into the address book when replying to an email from someone not in your address book already? I ...
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Syncing contact groups between Google and Address Book

I just turned on Google syncing in my Snow Leopard (Mac OS X) Address Book, but I'm not seeing my Address Book groups in Gmail or Google Voice. Is this supposed to be the case? Is there a way to get ...
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Address book software that knows people share addresses

I'm a bit frustrated with Outlook and Google contacts, as neither understand that people share addresses, or that one address can represent several people. So you either have crappy custom fields like ...
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Syncing a CardDav Adressbook with Thunderbird SOGo Connector

I'm using thunderbird/lighting for several mail accounts and calenders under Ubuntu in the Gnome3 Desktop. I also want to sync my CardDav adress book. Right now I am doing that with Inverse SOGo ...
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Best solution for a shared addressbook with family?

I'm looking for a good solution for keeping a shared addressbook for my wife and me. Rather than each of us having our own copy of family and friends' contacts, I'd like us both to be accessing a ...
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Changing order of Thunderbird email address autocomplete?

I recently did a system wipe and installed Thunderbird 3.0, and imported all of my email setup from a previous Thunderbird 2.0 installation. Almost everything is working fine, but I'm having a ...
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Diagnose Mac OS X Address Book LDAP problems

I've configured a LDAP server in my Address Book preferences on Snow Leopard. I determined the base DN from a helpful recipe on the web using ldapsearch. I never get any search results. Has anyone ...
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Automatically add LDAP directory to Outlook?

Is it possible to add a new LDAP-directory to the outlook addressbook with a script? I haven't found an appropriate registry key. I would prefer a .reg file. A .msp file created with Office setup ...
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how can I extract/harvest/export all sender addresses from outlook 2003? [duplicate]

I'd like to build a list of all the people who email me but can't figure out a way of doing it. Tools such as Xobni offer a list, but it is not possible to select the data from the 'analytics'. How ...
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Exporting Outlook 'previously emailed' contacts who aren't in the address book

When sending an email to someone in Outlook it remembers their address, so if you try and send another email to them it'll prompt you with it - even if you haven't added them to the address book. Is ...
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Copy e-mail address from contact's properties in Outlook

I'm in an Active Directory environment (Exchange 2003). I'm using Outlook 2007. I want to copy a contact's e-mail address to another application. The display names in our organization are "Lastname, ...
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How can I batch change the types of phone numbers in my Address Book?

I have a large Address Book (on Mac 10.5) that has 80% of the phone numbers listed as "other". When I sync the address book with my server, the "other" numbers aren't included. Is there a way to ...
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How do you efficently copy recipients from old email to create a new mail/conversation in Thunderbird?

I am specially interested in a solutions for Thunderbird. Currently I don't know of any efficient way to copy the recipients from an old mail to start a new conversation. As there are currently many ...
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Use Outlook 2010 Global Address List for Autocomplete?

Outlook 2010 has a very nice autocomplete feature, assuming the person I'm contacting is a "recent contact." However, I would like the autocomplete list to pull from the "Global Address List" instead ...
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Recoving Contacts from a Mac Time Machine into a PC

I recently had my Mac break down on me and it was way to expensive to fix. I decided to take an inexpensive HP/windows 7 for the time being. I have a ton of contacts in my address book of the Mac but ...
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Compare and take some contacts from Address Book Archive

I've got an Address Book Archive (.abbu) file that I backed up a while ago. For some reason some of my contacts got deleted, and I know they're in this backup. I have also changed and added some ...
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What address book / CRM for Windows do you use?

I wish to have an address book where I can also record information about people and my interaction with them. What services/software do you find useful for this task? How and Why?
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Suggested approach to import Palm phone/Palm Desktop address book into my Mac/iTunes/iPhone?

I have an address book/calendar from my old Palm-based smart phone stored in Palm Desktop on my Windows box. Does anybody have suggestions about how I could go about getting the data onto my ...
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How to get Thunderbird to collect addresses from all messages?

I've created a new TBird account to 'look at' an IMAP account on some mail server. I have all the headers now, not all the bodies, and have read a couple of messages. Unfortunately, Thunderbird's ...
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How to create an Outlook contact group from a list of mail recipients?

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 ...
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Thunderbird Address Book - Merging Duplicates

I have an address book in Thunderbird that has a ton of duplicates. I reied using the add on at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/53145/ but that ended up losing data during the ...
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How can I make Mac OS X Address Book display a person’s home address from an LDAP server?

(I've posted this question on Stack Overflow first, but someone told me it belonged here.) I have a custom LDAP server, which I can customize to generate whichever object class and attributes I need. ...
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Mail.app doesn't detect sender in Address Book

I don't understand, how does 'smart addresses' in Mail.app work. Recently I mentioned, that for some emails I don't see person's full name in 'From' column. I started to dig into this behavior and ...
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Outlook auto-complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses

I have MS Outlook 2010, but the Auto-Complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses. It remembers them for the first time before I close and open Outlook again. When I open Outlook it seems ...
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Create AddressBook group without creating individual contacts

Is there a way to create a mailing list for AddressBook.app and/or Mail.app without individually creating contacts for each person on the list? Specifically, I have an e-mail addressed to each ...
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Is there an application or way to sync address book, Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail contacts?

I'm looking for a Mac application or an Web application to sync all my Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail contacts and Mac OS X address book contacts in one place. At the same time, it would be great if it ...
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Import just phone numbers from previous Address Book backup

I have an Address Book backup from a previous Snow Leopard installation. It contains 3000 entries, mostly email addresses but I would like to be able to just import phone numbers (around 100), how ...
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Is there a way to automatically add photos to Address Book contacts?

I'm looking for a way to automatically add photos to my Address Book contacts, from sources such as Google (as auto-fetched to e.g. Adium contacts), Gravatars, Facebook photos, etc. Especially ...
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Global Address List in Outlook 2011 for Mac

We manage our employee contact info inside the Exchange 2007 global address list (addresses, phone numbers, etc) and are looking for how to access that info in Outlook 2011 on OS X. I can't seem to ...
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desktop mailing list management [closed]

can you advise mailing list management software. my criteria are as follows: cross platform (mac & windows) address book segmentation (send to groups of people) personalisation (dear %name%) ...
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How to make Thunderbird suggest favorite contacts first when sending mails?

My Thunderbird client is connected to the rather large LDAP directory of our company. When I start typing in the "To:" field, it lists all matching LDAP entries alphabetically. This list is very long ...
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Syncing options for iPhone/iPod Touch besides Google and Outlook

I want to sync my iPod Touch address book to something other than MS Outlook (don't want to pay for it) and Google (don't trust them to protect my personal data) on a Windows machine. Do I have any ...
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How can I synchronize my Outlook address book with web based email accounts?

I've been using Outlook 2007 and recently I've tried to export my address book to a file in order to load it to Hotmail and Yahoo email accounts. When I try to export my contacts, there seems to be 2 ...
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How do I read data from my Address Book card from the command line?

From a Mac OS command line, I'm looking for a command that will read my address book card and print my email address to stdout. Doing it via an osascript command would be fine.