why oh why? this is dumb



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why oh why? this is dumb

Postby bGVz » Sun, 21 Nov 2004 03:49:03 GMT

why does outlook have to be the "default" e-mail program to print and 
envelope from Word in Office 2003

Re: why oh why? this is dumb

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Sun, 21 Nov 2004 08:41:53 GMT

AFAIK, it doesn't. But you do need access to the Outlook address book if you
want to insert addresses from it.

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Words into Type
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Re: why oh why? this is dumb

Postby bGVz » Sun, 21 Nov 2004 09:03:13 GMT

It pops up a box that tells me I HAVE to make outlook my default to use that 
feature. I have used that feature for years up until yesterday when I thought 
I would try 2003 (was using 2000) basically, if I do not open outlook it will 
not let me use the address from my address book, I can see them and click on 
them but they will not work.

Here is exactly what I get:

"Either there is no default mail client (there is - I use Eudora) or the 
current client cannot fulfill the messaging request. Please run Microsoft 
Office Outlook and set it as the default mail client"

I do not want to have to do this.  Looks like I stick with 2000 as it workd 
flawlessly and insert addresses from outlook into the box.

Re: why oh why? this is dumb

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Sun, 21 Nov 2004 12:27:57 GMT

Hmm. I'm getting the same message. I used to be able to use Insert | Address
but no longer can. <sigh>

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Words into Type
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