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Windows 7: Is there a way to simplify the email addressing procedure in WLM

17 Jan 2012   #1
MuffinHat

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Is there a way to simplify the email addressing procedure in WLM

When addressing an email, I begin by clicking on "to". Then the list of contacts appears and I have to click on the contact's name, select from "to/Cc/Bcc" and then click on the 'okay'. This seems to me to be a rather laborious procedure. ... Is there a way to modify WLM to simplify the addressing procedure. For example, after selecting (to/cc/bcc), a single click on the contact adds the addressee without having to move the cursor over to the far end to hit "OK"?

A small item, but I'm all for simplifying things if possible.


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17 Jan 2012   #2
Roderunner

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I store my contacts in my Hotmail account, use it to sign-in to WLM, add my other accounts & delete the Hotmail account. Now I'll never lose my contacts & only have to click first letter of person I'm sending mail to then highlight it to select it if their are others with same first initial letter.
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17 Jan 2012   #3
MuffinHat

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Thanks for the response. Unfortunately I don't have a Hotmail account. I'm trying to simplify my life.

Don.
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17 Jan 2012   #4
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MuffinHat View Post
When addressing an email, I begin by clicking on "to". Then the list of contacts appears and I have to click on the contact's name, select from "to/Cc/Bcc" and then click on the 'okay'. This seems to me to be a rather laborious procedure. ... Is there a way to modify WLM to simplify the addressing procedure. For example, after selecting (to/cc/bcc), a single click on the contact adds the addressee without having to move the cursor over to the far end to hit "OK"?

A small item, but I'm all for simplifying things if possible.
I use WLM 2011 version. See if this works for you .....
In the To field, type the first alphabet of the recipient's name, a list of names will show up to be picked. Click the name you want and the address will be entered in the To field automatically.
Note : I enter my contact list by Last Name first. So, if I want John Marko address, I type " m", not " j ".

P.S. If there is more than one recipient, make sure you have a semi-colon in between names.
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17 Jan 2012   #5
MuffinHat

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Excellent! Just the sort of shortcut I was looking for. Thanks Guru Seven.
Don.
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17 Jan 2012   #6
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MuffinHat View Post
Excellent! Just the sort of shortcut I was looking for. Thanks Guru Seven.
Don.
Assuming you are responding to my reply..... You are welcome.
Not a shortcut. It's the right way that I know of.

Please post back the result after you give it a try.

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