Outlook 2013 Change color of text in data fields of contacts in Outlook 2013?

JimBob

New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2013 32 bit
Email Account
POP3
I recently upgraded from Outlook 2010 to Outlook 2013
(32-bit / W10 Pro / local PST (not exchange server) / POP3 mail)

A change I don't appreciate from 2010 --> 2013 is that the data/text fields of contacts in "businesss card" view are now in light blue

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I went to View Settings --> Advanced Settings but the "Conditional Formatting" button is gray-ed out

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I tried the "Other Settings" button and while I can change font styles ...
there does not seem to be a way to change colors... :-(

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Resetting the current view did not help....

What the heck am I missing here? :-/

Thanks for any assist!
Jim
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
At least some of the text in business cards is actually set on the card itself in the contacts.

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Double click on the contact's business card to open the editor. I have a macro that can apply a format to all contacts, so you only need to do one.
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JimBob

New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2013 32 bit
Email Account
POP3
At least some of the text in business cards is actually set on the card itself in the contacts.

View attachment 2966

Double click on the contact's business card to open the editor. I have a macro that can apply a format to all contacts, so you only need to do one.
View attachment 2967
Diane ... I have been totally amazed by your talents for many years ... Thank you!

yes, it does appear that I can change and edit the color of the fields one at a time.
Apparently 2013 has a different default "global" setting for those data fields of blue....

I have many contacts ... around 4500 or so, a macro would be what I need....
If you already have one that would be awesome.

Can I make a contribution for your efforts?

Jim
 

JimBob

New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2013 32 bit
Email Account
POP3
This would be a VBA macro ... and would have to call out all the data fields that needed their properties changed individually?
Probably beyond my skill-level :-/
 
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