Prevent copying shared contacts

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oliv-

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Outlook 2010 32 bit
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Exchange Server
Hi,
Is there a way, programmaticaly or not to prevent (mass ) copying contacts from a shared contact folder ?
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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Office 365 Exchange
No, I can't think of any way - if they have permission to view the contacts, they can do anything they want with the data they see. Some ways might be faster (copy the contact vrs retyping the contact data) but you can't prevent it.
 

oliv-

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Outlook version
Outlook 2010 32 bit
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Exchange Server
I'am testing, to check when contact is open if parent folder is my good shared folder and if not, i could delete the item . If it's ok i'll be back with the code. Thank you
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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Office 365 Exchange
That should work on your desktop, but it won't prevent others from copying unless the macro is also running on their computer. That's what I thought you were trying to prevent.
 

oliv-

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Outlook 2010 32 bit
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Exchange Server
Effectively, i need to install my com-addin on each computer of my company. This is just to limited copies, it is essentially for dissuasion
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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Office 365 Exchange
Correct, you'll need to use an addin on all computers where you want to keep users from copying the contacts. Smart users who really wanted to make a copy still could though.
 
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