Outlook Contact & Address Book Options

Microsoft Outlook stores Contact and Address book options in three different locations. These settings control which Contacts folders Outlook uses as address books, the order Outlook searches for addresses, and which address book is used as the default when you click the To button.

Database Sync Tools for Shared Address Books

Microsoft Exchange Server provides a foundation for shared address lists through the global address list; enter outside addresses as custom recipients. If everyone is using Microsoft Outlook, you can also create public folders for sharing contacts. If you don't have Exchange Server, beyond the tools listed below, you might consider using: An LDAP server —  

Other Tools for Sharing Address Books

Microsoft Exchange Server provides a foundation for shared address lists through the global address list; enter outside addresses as custom recipients. If everyone is using Microsoft Outlook, you can also create public folders for sharing contacts. If you don't have Exchange Server, beyond the tools listed below, you might consider using: An LDAP server —  

Printing Labels or Envelopes for Contacts

How to use Microsoft Word to print labels and envelopes in several different ways, including mail merge. A mail merge using Outlook and Word can handle not just built-in fields, but also custom fields added to Contact items.

How to Print Outlook Address Books

The following methods are marked to indicate whether they are appropriate for the Personal Address Book (PAB), Contacts folders in the Outlook Address Book (OAB) or Microsoft Exchange Server Global Address List (GAL). In many cases, the techniques used for printing can also be adapted to exporting.