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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Entering and Editing Contact Information

To begin creating a new contact from scratch, use any of the following techniques:

  • Click the New Contact button.

  • Press Ctrl+Shift+C.

  • Select File, New, Contact.

Outlook's form for creating a new item in the Contacts folder includes a number of smart features that help you enter properly formatted information quickly and accurately. Start in the Full Name field and use the Tab key to jump from field to field. After you've entered all the information, click the Save and Close button at the top of the dialog box to store the new item. Figure 12.2 shows a filled-in Contact form.

Figure 12.2. Outlook automatically fills in some of the blanks when you create a new item in the Contacts folder, and it checks the ...

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