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Windows 7: Windows Live Mail contacts

29 Apr 2013   #1
Shiron

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows Live Mail contacts

When I select to send a contact, their name shows last name first on the to: line.
I want to show it as John Doe instead of Doe, John.
Any ideas. Thanks Shiron


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29 Apr 2013   #2
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Shiron, welcome to Seven Forums.

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30 Apr 2013   #3
Marshalhubs

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
Hi Shiron, welcome to Seven Forums.

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Open WLMail, open Contacts (Ctrl + 3), Sort by, choose First name
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30 Apr 2013   #4
Shiron

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows Live Mail contacts

I am sorry. I meant to say when I go to the contacts and select "mail" no matter how I sort the contacts the name come out last name first such as Doe,John instead of John Doe. I have tried putting the first names as last name in the contact list but that is much too complicated. I want the people I write to to see their names as you would write anyone..... John Doe, or Sally Smith not the last names first.
Thanks for the post.
Shiron


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30 Apr 2013   #5
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Maybe a repair will fix this. Go to control panel>programs and features>select Windows Live Essentials and choose the repair option in the window that presents itself.
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30 Apr 2013   #6
Shiron

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows Live Mail contacts

Thanks but there is no showing of Windows Live Essentials in my control panel features.
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30 Apr 2013   #7
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

So when you click on the programs and features in the control panel, Windows Live Essentials is not showing in the list of installed programs?
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30 Apr 2013   #8
Marshalhubs

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shiron View Post
I am sorry. I meant to say when I go to the contacts and select "mail" no matter how I sort the contacts the name come out last name first such as Doe,John instead of John Doe. I have tried putting the first names as last name in the contact list but that is much too complicated. I want the people I write to to see their names as you would write anyone..... John Doe, or Sally Smith not the last names first.
Thanks for the post.
Shiron
Hi Shiron,

Have you tried?
Open WLMail, open Contacts (Ctrl + 3), Sort by, choose First name
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01 May 2013   #9
Shiron

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I am talking about the name that shows on my message such as John Doe instead of Doe,John.
I fully understand about the contact list sorting.
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01 May 2013   #10
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Go to Options
Email accounts
Highlight the email account and click on
Properties
General


In there you can put the name as John Doe ( you can fix it there)
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