I also decided to abandon BCM. I found it to be a complete waste of time
since I had to keep my contacts in 3 different places:
Outlook Contacts (so I can synch it with my blackberry)
BCM Contacts (so I can use it in BCM)
MS Accounting (so I can use it with my accounting)
Really too sad, could be a winner if someone bothered to think about
"Jan K" wrote:
> To be complete, it is possible to move contact from outlook to BCM (one can
> drag contacts from outlook to BCM). However, the contacts will not sync!
> They live in 2 different worlds. I myself have stopped using BCM for this
> and other reasons.
> "LeanDyn" <LeanDyn> schreef in bericht
> > Thank you Jan. That answers my question. What a HUGE mistake by
> > Microsoft. There have to be hundreds of thousands of potential BCM users
> > who will walk away because they can't move their contacts from Outlook.
> > My
> > guess is the majority of persons who look at BCM probably give up for this
> > reason. Too bad, it would be a great tool to use. Again, thanks for
> > the
> > answer.
> > "Jan K" wrote:
> >> "LeanDyn" <LeanDyn> schreef in bericht
> >> news:0E5D3124-4D51-492D-AFAF-613D99B227BC@microsoft.com...
> >> > Is there any way to link regular contacts from outlook with BCM
> >> > accounts.
> >> > I
> >> > am new to BCM and have thousands of outlook contacts with extensive
> >> > imbedded
> >> > llinks and onenote integration. I would like to use BCM but it is
> >> > impossible to move my contacts from regular outlook. I can't
> >> > believer
> >> > there is no way to simply link a regular contact wiith a BCM business
> >> > account. Am I missing something? Thanks!
> >> > Vail Brown
> >> No, you are right.
> >> BCM and outlook use different databases, ASAIK syncing between bcm and
> >> outlook is not possible