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Elaine Lennon

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Outlook 2007
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Hi, I hope that someone can help. I'm sure I'm doing something wrong but I have imported a few distribution lists from colleagues and want the individuals to appear in my contacts list. I can't search for a person who I know is in a list as they do not appear. Is there an easy way to do this?

Thanks. I'm using outlook 2007
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook 2016 32 bit
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You would need either the actual contacts for the members of the DL or create contacts for the members.

I have a macro to create contacts for group members here - Create Individual Contacts from a Distribution List - but these will only have the name and email address. if you need other information, ask the person to send you the individual contacts too.

This VBA sample - Add a Category to Contacts in a Contact Group (DL) - adds a category to the contacts so you can easily see who is in which group.
 
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