Re: Anyone having trouble with the linking to contacts?
From: Paul Berkowitz (berkowit_at_spoof_silcom.com)
Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2004 07:52:51 -0700
On 7/9/04 5:08 AM, in article
email@example.com, "Steve J"
> Am currently running Office 2004 under 10.3.4. Am having problems
> linking items to contacts.
> Creating a link from any Entourage item to a contact (Link button >
> Link to Existing Contact) gives me a small window with a list of all
> my Address Book contacts. First column is "Name", second is
> "Company", 3rd "Email". To create the link I have to locate the
> contact in this window.
> Interestingly the First column is an array with the names of my
> contacts but also contains company names if the Address Book entry is
> only a company (without a person's name). 1400 contacts in total.
> This first column is NOT sorted so there is no way of locating the
> contact. To be able to locate an entry by typing the first few letter
> of the surname, I have to click the header of the Names column, which
> sorts it in reverse order, then click it again to sort the in the
> correct order. Now I can type "smi" to locate the "Smiths" of this
> world. Otherwise I have to scroll down attempting to locate the
> correct entry. This is a lengthy process.
> Is this a bug? Is anyone else having this problem? Am I missing
> something? Is there any way of letting the MBU now about the bug?
It's a bug. You have to click Name twice to sort, yes. At least it sorts...
You could also request a little filter box for faster finding.
-- Paul Berkowitz MVP Entourage Entourage FAQ Page: <http://www.entourage.mvps.org/faq/index.html> AppleScripts for Entourage: <http://macscripter.net/scriptbuilders/> Please "Reply To Newsgroup" to reply to this message. Emails will be ignored. PLEASE always state which version of Entourage you are using - **2004**, X or 2001. It's often impossible to answer your questions otherwise.