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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Inside Out by Doug Sheresh, Beth Sheresh, Jim Boyce

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Using Distribution Lists

If you often send messages to groups of people, adding all their addresses to a message one at a time can be a real chore, particularly if you’re sending the message to many recipients. Distribution lists in Outlook 2007 help simplify the process, enabling you to send a message to a single address and have it broadcast to all recipients in the group. Instead of addressing a message to each individual user in the sales department, for example, you could address it to the sales distribution group. Outlook 2007 (or Exchange Server) takes care of sending the message to all the members of the group.

You can create distribution lists in the OAB. You can’t create distribution lists in the GAL or other Exchange Server address lists—only ...

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