Linking Outlook contacts


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Linking Outlook contacts

If you use your Access database with contacts who are in your Outlook, you can create a Link Table that will pull in your contacts. If you make any changes in Access, you can have them reflect in your Outlook as well. To do this, I will go to my External Data ribbon and in the Import & Link group, I will choose More and near the bottom there is Outlook Folder. I have two choices, if this is going to be a one time import, I will choose the first option, or if I would like to create a live link between the two, I will chose the third option. That's what I am going to do right now and I will click OK.

Now it asks me, where I want to get the data, and I will click the plus sign to the left of Outlook Address Book and then Contacts, then I will click Next. Now, it wants me to name my table. And just for clarity, I am going to tell it Outlook Contacts. I am going to leave that check mark alone and click Finish. It gives me a message telling me that it's succeeded so I will click O...

Linking Outlook contacts
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Linking Outlook contacts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Access 2010 Power Shortcuts

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Business
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