Address Book path location?

By Billh
Jul 29, 2009
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  1. Trying to locate the "Path" to my contacts address book! I've managed to create contacts using Excel but...I'll be damned if I can locate my contacts using every technique that I could find!
    Of course, I'm trying to Export to Outlook 2007...Guess I'm just overtired!

    Thanks,
    bill
  2. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,274

    If you createwd your address book with Excel, by default, it should be in your 'my documents' folder.
    If for some reason you don't see it, just do a search for 'xls' files.
    Also, if you open MS Excel, the last few files you worked on should be at the bottom of the list in the 'file' menu. :)
  3. Billh

    Billh Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Thanks Strategic...However, even though I do see the Excel Contacts in My Doc's...how then do I get it into Outlook 2007? I keep trying via the File menu within Outlook but...I don't seem to be getting anywhere? I'm obviously missing something!!!
    Too much cafe & No Rack-Time!
  4. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,274

    Aah, now that changes things a bit, I have Office 2003, so it should be similar (I had a similar problem once, I imported into Outlook Express, then imported from there).
    Try this:
    You should have under the 'file' menu a button that says 'import and export' or similar.
    click it >>>"import from another program or file">>>select either (comma separated values [windows]) OR (Microsoft Excel). You may need to organize it a bit since it might import different depending on the column preferences, but at least you'll have names/email addresses to work with.:)
  5. Billh

    Billh Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Have simply created address book by manually inputting contact info...

    Thanks for taking the time!
    billh
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