Contacts is usually used as a list of specific characteristics of users, such as names linked to emails, webpage, telephony number, etc.

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How to make Outlook show contact names as Firstname Lastname?

I use Outlook 2010 on Windows 7. Out the box, it shows contact names as "Lastname, Firstname" eg. "Dylan, Bob". I would rather it show "Firstname Lastname" eg. "Bob Dylan" Recently when someone ...
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OSX 10.6 Sync with Google Contacts, Address Book or Itunes?

Should I use the sync functionality of Address Book or iTunes to sync Google Contacts? Pros and Cons?
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E-mail client with contact info in message list?

Neither "Thunderbird" nor "The Bat!" offer to show sender info or contact details like "organization" in the message list. Is there an e-mail client that does this?
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Office 2010 professional plus Business contact manager?

Does Office 2010 Professional plus come with Business contact manager? If so how do I enable?
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Blocking a contact in Windows Live Messenger 2011

Is it possible to block a contact in the new version of Windows Live Messenger? I am not seeing the option anywhere.
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How do I create and save a group of contacts in Skype?

How can I create and save a group of contacts in Skype?
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Synchronise Windows Live contacts

How can I set my wife's laptop to synchronise with the same contacts list as mine? We have separate Windows live accounts.
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How can I merge duplicate contacts in Outlook?

I wanted to improve my address book and got a Memotoo account, which takes in contact info from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Android and Outlook (and several others). You can imagine that I ...
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Why doesn't the People Pane in Outlook 2010 show appointments for individual contacts?

Outlook 2010 will not show appointments in the people pane. Under the activities tab if I go to All Items then eventually the appointments will show, but this takes a seriously long time. If I then ...
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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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Microsoft Outlook Express 6: how to create a distribution list?

Microsoft Outlook Express 6: How can I create an email distribution list? Also, what is the difference between a contact group and a distribution list?
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Best way to archive old contacts in Outlook

I store my contacts in Outlook (Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2003). I have lots of contacts that are old and I don't use anymore, but I do not want to delete. What is the best way to archive these old ...
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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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How to store my iphone contact to new computer without erasing them

Hey,guys!!!i have one quick question about my iphone contact backup ... I have an iphone that has all my contacts stored in it.... (phone numbers, email, addresses, etc...) and I recently bought an ...
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Windows Contacts in Outlook 2010

How do I make Outlook 2010 use my Windows Contacts? I don't want to import my Windows Contacts into Outlook 2010, I just want Outlook to use the contacts directly as an addressbook.
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How do I easily combine multiple cells from Excel into a single cell?

If I have a couple thousand contact records in excel with columns with values of "First Name", "Last Name", and "Title" how could I combine those values into a column called "Contact" in the same row? ...
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How can I export my Outlook 2010 contacts and calendar to the iPhone without having iTunes on the PC?

I've upgraded to Windows 7 x64 and iTunes is giving me all sorts of problems (hanging, crashing) so I've decided to run it from my Mac mini. However, I need to get my Outlook 2010 contacts and ...
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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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iPhone 3GS Contacts 'Sometimes' Won't Sync Back to Exchange [closed]

I don't know if anyone else has experienced this so just thought I'd find out if it's a known issue or if it's just happening to me. since I first got my 3GS, I've had it synced with Micorsoft ...
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Windows Mobile deletes my Contacts when deleting a partnership

Sometimes when I reinstall my PC get a new Work PC or buy a new home PC ,ActiveSync, now the Device Center asks me to delete an existing partnership to setup a partnership with the new PC, since only ...
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Set All Contacts as Receiving Mail in Thunderbird 3.0

In TB 3.0, I know you can set properties for a contact to indicate that e-mail should be sent as html. Rather than opening every window/contact is there some way I can set this as a default and also ...
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Backup iPhone contacts to a readable format

is there a way to backup or extract the contacts from an iPhone to a more "open source" like format on windows? i cant use this iTunes encrypted backup.
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Email correspondence history viewer: Solution for a local politician

A local (Good!) politician in my city handles nearly 200 citizens' emails each day. She has two paid assistants, but they can't handle the pressure altogether, so they've recruited volunteers to sort ...
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Add all senders from Entourage to Address Book

I am trying to migrate from Entourage to Mail, and the only thing that keeps me using Entourage is email autocompletion. Entourage connects to the corporate Exchange address book, while Mail can't. ...
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Can Thunderbird read the addresses from all received mail into the Address book?

I formatted the HDD on my work PC this weekend, and I only made a backup of the non-hidden folders in my home folder. I didn't think I'd lost anything important, but... I only noticed when I tried to ...
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Contacts in Outlook 2003/2007, some questions

If I create a distribution list and then select members, can I see different fields than the default ones? In 2007 there are radio buttons for 'name only' and 'more columns', but the latter does seem ...
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How do I add categories from another user in outllook 2003 to my list of categories in 2007?

I'm sharing a contact list with another user on the network, but I'm using outlook 2007 and the other user is using outlook 2003. The other user has assigned many different categories, but I do not ...
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Keep outlook and Gmail contacts in Sync [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you sync your Outlook contacts with Gmail? What free (or better, open source) applications do you know of to keep outlook and Gmail contacts in sync? I need my ...
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merge two distribution list in outlook 2007

I have two distribution list in outlook contacts. I would like to make it one. Is this at all possible?
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How to reorder Empathy IM Client Contact List Groups?

Does anyone know how to manually rearrange the default contact list groups so they aren't in alphabetical order? I'm using Empathy 2.30.0.1 Ubuntu 10.04.
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Migrate Exchange 2007 Mailbox between Servers

I am using Outlook 2007 and Exchange 2007. I will need to migrate my Exchange mailbox from one server to another (different organizations), including all email, contacts, and calendar. I have read ...
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Tool for managing Outlook 2007 contacts

I have to manage my boss' Outlook contacts, but I don't have an Outlook license (or rather, I don't really need it). Now I wondered whether there is a good and fully functional tool which allows me ...
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Standardize Outlook Contacts Format

I have Outlook syncing with my cell phone (WinMo 6.1) and vice versa. Everything works fine, but my numbers are all in different formats. I have some contacts with numbers of 5555551234, some are ...
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Why do I have 2 entries for many names in my OUTLOOK 2003 contacts?

XP SP3 I recently had to have Microsoft Office 2003 re-installed on my computer. Suddenly I have duplicate contacts, while some contacts that were even more recently added are not accessible through ...
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What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with MagicJack contacts?

What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with MagicJack contacts? Is this even possible?
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What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts?

What is the best way to import and/or sync Gmail-Google contacts with Skype contacts? Is this even possible?
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What mail application is closest to Outlook functionnalities besides default Mail?

I am looking for a application under Mac OS X that would have most of Outlook (Windows) functionnalities, mainly mail (including rules and tagging), calendar, contacts and Echange 2007+ integration ...
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Consolidating Contacts from Multiple Services

I'm looking for a good way to consolidate my many email/messenger contacts through my different accounts and services. I'd like to have all my contacts in one place, or have them sync between all my ...
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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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Sync contacts on Outlook 2007 with Android 2.0 via usb

My boss got a new HTC something from Verizon. He wants to sync his Outlook contacts with the handset. He doesn't need to do it that often, maybe once every month or so but everything I see is for ...
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Sync a specific folder of contacts to iPhone

Is there a simple way to organize contacts in Outlook/Entourage and only have a subset of them synchronize with the iPhone over Exchange ActiveSync? Our CEO has thousands of contacts in his mailbox, ...
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Samsung Star 2G GT-S5233S Contact Sync error

I recently got my Samsung star system software upgraded by the authorized Samsung service center. Since then, whenever I try to sync my contacts via Outlook onto my phone, I get a timeout period ...
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Deduplication of two sets of contacts

One of our users has two sets of contacts in his email: 7000 or so from and old mail system, and even more in his current Apple Address Book. What we're trying to do is get the two sets of contacts ...
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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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Contact Management from various instant messengers and websites

I have Facebook, various websites, Windows Live Messenger, Adium, Pidgin, etc etc etc I need a way of corralling all the information I have on people so rather than looking at 20 different websites ...
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Recover Exchange contacts from iPhone without Exchange access

Problem: I am trying to copy ~300 contacts from my iPhone (in a Microsoft Exchange mail account that I now don't have the password for) to my computer / GMail account. Background. I have been using ...
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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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How can I use Vista backed up contacts elsewhere? BUT they were not exported first

Here is what happened: Backed up everything, and then did a clean install of Windows 7. Discover there is no email app in Windows 7. So use something else... BUT although all of the contacts are ...
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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 ...