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When someone replies to me, the return note displays my email address in the To field. I'd like it to show my name there (for example, Bugs Bunny). I did this once, but forgot how. Can anyone tell me how to change it? Thanks!!! :tazz:

Edited by Keith, 18 October 2005 - 09:03 AM.

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are you using plain outlook...or outlook express?
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I'm using Outlook 2003.
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http://office.micros...1507601033.aspx i found this...but it's just for internet mail accounts....you may need to change it in your exchange settings...because..that should be controlled by exchange not outlook
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I already tried that. It didn't work. Right now, it shows my email address. In the User Information field under Email Accounts, I have my name. I've been fighting this all morning, and I'm drawing a blank on it for some reason.
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in the active directory users and computers you can change your exchange properties under the exchange advanced tab...for simple display name.. that may do it
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Good idea, but we don't use exchange (yeah, I know, it's hard to believe that there are people out there who use Outlook and don't use exchange, but we're one of the "lucky" ones - and I say that sarcastically). In any case, I think it's something simpler. I went into the contacts list on a hunch, and entered a contact name for myself with a long address format (e.g. Bugs Bunny <bbunny@carrot.edu>. Then i sent a note to myelf, addressed it simply as Bugs Bunny. Before it always changed it to bbunny@carrot.edu (the address), which was not what I wanted. This time it kept the name (Bugs Bunny). So I think it might simply be a matter of how the sender is addressing it and how they have my name in their contact list that is determining whether my name is showing up in the reply or my email address. That certainly was the case in the test note I sent to myself. All the other options determine how the name is displayed (middle name, no middle name, etc).

Edited by WyldStallyyn, 19 October 2005 - 07:09 AM.

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i believe you are correct...(and sorry for all that exchange mallarky....i seem to have 2 threads confused...)
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