Other Methods of Creating Contact Items

There are several methods of creating contact items other than those described on the previous pages. You can import contact items from Microsoft Word Mail Merge data files, import from Excel, Microsoft Access, vCards, comma-delimited or tab-delimited text files, and personal folders files.

→ For more information about importing and exporting information, seeExchanging Outlook Data with Other Applications,” p. 550.

Most of the methods to import and export contact items will be covered in detail in Chapter 23, “Importing, Exporting, and Backing Up Outlook Information.” In this chapter, you'll get a brief overview of two of the most common methods of importing contact items: creating a contact from a vCard ...

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