issues with labels when I have a couple with a different last name

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If anyone is really good with Outlook I need your help, I am desperate for an

answer to this problem.

I have all my contacts in outlook very organized. My issue is when I have a

married couple who has different last names. I try to enter it correctly but

no matter what I do when I try to print labels it comes out all funky. This

makes mailings very time consuming becasue I have to scan all the labels to

make sure they are correct.

I know I could export them to excell and fix them manually once and for all

but the problem is my contact list is constantly changing and being updated

so a master excel spreadsheet is not a good solution for me.

There must be some way to properly enter the contact in this situation but I

can't figure it out, and have tried every which way. I have spent years

trying to research an answer to this problem and have never found my answer.

If you know I would be extremely grateful!!!
 
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Roady [MVP]

#2
You forgot to mention your issue and configuration.

If you mean that you have issues with Outlook putting multiple last names in

the wrong field, press the "Full Name..." button when creating the contact

to verify that they are in the correct field.

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"davecookmortgage" <davecookmortgage> wrote in

message news:BBEB0AF3-5AC0-4D17-8D37-9B302C621575@microsoft.com...
> If anyone is really good with Outlook I need your help, I am desperate for
> an
> answer to this problem.

> I have all my contacts in outlook very organized. My issue is when I have
> a
> married couple who has different last names. I try to enter it correctly
> but
> no matter what I do when I try to print labels it comes out all funky.
> This
> makes mailings very time consuming becasue I have to scan all the labels
> to
> make sure they are correct.

> I know I could export them to excell and fix them manually once and for
> all
> but the problem is my contact list is constantly changing and being
> updated
> so a master excel spreadsheet is not a good solution for me.

> There must be some way to properly enter the contact in this situation but
> I
> can't figure it out, and have tried every which way. I have spent years
> trying to research an answer to this problem and have never found my
> answer.
> If you know I would be extremely grateful!!!
 
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ZGF2ZWNvb2ttb3J0Z2FnZQ

#3
Re: issues with labels when I have a couple with a different last

I have MS Outlook 2003. The issue is not how the names display in Outlook

when folks have different last names, its when I go to print the labels

through MS word. So for example lets say I have a couple named Jim Smith &

Mary Jones. I enter it in outlook and it reads fine. The issue is when I go

to print the label and it may read Jim Jones, or something like that. I need

to know how to properly enter a couple when they have different last names.

"Roady [MVP]" wrote:


> You forgot to mention your issue and configuration.
> If you mean that you have issues with Outlook putting multiple last names in
> the wrong field, press the "Full Name..." button when creating the contact
> to verify that they are in the correct field.

> >

> ---
> "davecookmortgage" <davecookmortgage> wrote in
> message news:BBEB0AF3-5AC0-4D17-8D37-9B302C621575@microsoft.com...
> > If anyone is really good with Outlook I need your help, I am desperate for
> > an
> > answer to this problem.
> > I have all my contacts in outlook very organized. My issue is when I have
> > a
> > married couple who has different last names. I try to enter it correctly
> > but
> > no matter what I do when I try to print labels it comes out all funky.
> > This
> > makes mailings very time consuming becasue I have to scan all the labels
> > to
> > make sure they are correct.
> > I know I could export them to excell and fix them manually once and for
> > all
> > but the problem is my contact list is constantly changing and being
> > updated
> > so a master excel spreadsheet is not a good solution for me.
> > There must be some way to properly enter the contact in this situation but
> > I
> > can't figure it out, and have tried every which way. I have spent years
> > trying to research an answer to this problem and have never found my
> > answer.
> > If you know I would be extremely grateful!!!


>
 
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Roady [MVP]

#4
Re: issues with labels when I have a couple with a different last

How have you entered the name in Outlook?

What shows when you press the Full Name... button?

For a contact point of view; these are 2 contacts so you'll create 2 contact

items in Outlook. But I can see you dilemma when printing address labels or

when they have only a single point of contact (sharing same email address,

sharing same mobile, etc...).

You can work around this by using Outlook's "File As" field to merge with

instead of the "Last Name" field.

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"davecookmortgage" <davecookmortgage> wrote in

message news:0C0CF5F1-3191-44B6-A24F-758BA56A8483@microsoft.com...
> I have MS Outlook 2003. The issue is not how the names display in Outlook
> when folks have different last names, its when I go to print the labels
> through MS word. So for example lets say I have a couple named Jim Smith
> &
> Mary Jones. I enter it in outlook and it reads fine. The issue is when I
> go
> to print the label and it may read Jim Jones, or something like that. I
> need
> to know how to properly enter a couple when they have different last
> names.

> "Roady [MVP]" wrote:
>
> > You forgot to mention your issue and configuration.
> > If you mean that you have issues with Outlook putting multiple last names
> > in
> > the wrong field, press the "Full Name..." button when creating the
> > contact
> > to verify that they are in the correct field.
>

>> > >

>

>
>
>
>
>
>
>> --->

>> "davecookmortgage" <davecookmortgage> wrote in
> > message news:BBEB0AF3-5AC0-4D17-8D37-9B302C621575@microsoft.com...
> > > If anyone is really good with Outlook I need your help, I am desperate
> > > for
> > > an
> > > answer to this problem.
> >> > I have all my contacts in outlook very organized. My issue is when I
> > > have
> > > a
> > > married couple who has different last names. I try to enter it
> > > correctly
> > > but
> > > no matter what I do when I try to print labels it comes out all funky.
> > > This
> > > makes mailings very time consuming becasue I have to scan all the
> > > labels
> > > to
> > > make sure they are correct.
> >> > I know I could export them to excell and fix them manually once and for
> > > all
> > > but the problem is my contact list is constantly changing and being
> > > updated
> > > so a master excel spreadsheet is not a good solution for me.
> >> > There must be some way to properly enter the contact in this situation
> > > but
> > > I
> > > can't figure it out, and have tried every which way. I have spent
> > > years
> > > trying to research an answer to this problem and have never found my
> > > answer.
> > > If you know I would be extremely grateful!!!

>

>>
 
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