The From field difference in OL 2003 to 2010

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TAVatPCU

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Hello,

We are testing and getting ready to move from Outlook 2003 to 2010. We noticed in the 'Folder List' and the 'From' field on messages that our names are now displayed as '[EMAIL="'mmouse@company.org"]mmouse@company.org'[/EMAIL] in 2010 verses 'Mouse, Minnie' in 2003.

If possilbe is there a place to set this back to the 2003 style? And where does it pull from?

Just trying to be ready with an answer for the ultimate question. Thanks very much.
 

Diane Poremsky

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There is a convoluted way to change it in the folder list - but you need to add the account from control panel and make the change before you open outlook. I decided it was too much effort for me. :) You can't change it once outlook creates the data files.

You can change the display name above the To field on new messages - in account settings, double click on the account then More Settings. Change the account name.
 
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