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Mail does not offer auto fill addressees when first letter is selected

Q: Mail does not offer auto fill addressees when first letter is selected

I am helping a friend who has recently updated her Win 10 laptop and did the Win 10 upgrade to her Win 8.1 Surface Pro. She now finds that when using the "Mail" tile for email neither her Yahoo or gmail account provides the usual auto fill choices from her contact list for completing the name of the person for whom the email is intended. That function occurs just fine when accessing the accounts from Edge, but not from the Windows Mail tile. What have I missed in doing this setup? I use an identical HP laptop and have no such problem. Settings seem to be the same on both laptops. Suggestions appreciated.

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I just got a new computer with the Vista OS. The computer has Windows Mail. Does anyone know how I can turn on the "Send" auto-fill. Whenever I begin to type in the "To" box, the rest of the name is not completed like it was in Outlook Express. Thanks.

A:Windows Mail Auto-Fill

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Sorry the first post had the wrong Outlook version.

Up until last week the auto address fill worked in Outlook 2002. Since then I have checked the box for word as editor but when I click on "New" it says Word is Busy or is not available. I found a prior thread where someone had the same problem with 2003 the response was to add a .dll, I tried that and it did not work. Any ideas.
Also tried system restore to go back one week when the auto fill worked but the system restore does not work.


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My e-mail account at My Yahoo has recently started sending out spam emails to entries in my address book. The emails have no subject and contain a spam URL. They only send out to a few addressees each. I've scanned my computer with Malwarebytes and it didn't find anything. I also tried changing my password, but the emails keep going out. What should I do?

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This issue is so oddball that I don't even know how to characterize in a brief Title/Subject line.
Mail to/from two individuals who correspond frequently just stopped. That is, one minute everything was fine, next minute mail from/to either way does not arrive at the other end. The only redeeming thing about this is that it IS consistent.

These two folks need to email dozens of times a day, both ways. The messages themselves are unremarkable: no consistent attachments, no consistent links embedded, just plain text. They called the ISP [Grandecom] and the tech guy claims he saw the messages logged at the server, but neither received the messages.

i can't think of any reason for this other than some sort of filter suddenly finding fault with both users' addresses. however, mail from/to either of these poor souls, to other folks in the same network, same isp, same address domain are still working fine.

anyone seen this one before?

A:OE/XP/ISP Frequently-addressees not receiving mail?

Update with more detail: it seems there is a broader list of people in the same domain/office that are affected.
That makes me suspicious of the email scanning function in the Virus program: AVAST

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I have a nice little database that I set up to track donations of items to our organization. The primary table tracks the donor information: name, address, etc. (main form) and I have created a related table that tracks the date of donation and items donated utilizing a sub-form. Thanks to the fine help I received here I was able to relate these tables using a “Link_ID” field and it has worked nicely. (One donor could have multiple donations.)

Now, I’d like to enhance things a little bit. When I enter donor information into the main form and then go to the sub-form for the donation information, I’d like the business_name field to autofill as I start to type. Now, I know this can be done because most commercial databases have this function. Quicken is one that comes to mind. I know it has to pull this information from somewhere, I just need to know how to get it to work!

I have been unsuccessful finding any pertinent information on an “autofill” field in some sources. (I really don’t want a drop-down list box because this could potentially get too large.)


A:Auto complete or Auto Fill field in Access?

Yes, well, unfortunately, in Access, the drop-down list is the only type of control that uses auto-fill, unless you want to use a text box and code (there's an example of that in the developer's handbook, but it's complicated).

No matter how big your list is, if you sort the underlying query alphabetically on company name, it will still autofill, and you can even build a not-in-list response to add new customers...

Make sure the auto-expand property of the drop-down (or combo) control is set to Yes, and you'll see that you never even have to drop down the list...

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please help me find a web site that has info on: step-by-step creating an fill-in-blank letter template. i don't want to type the same letter over each time that i need it. thanks

A:Creating fill-in-blank letter templates

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Do you have Word?

Here's one site that a Google search turned up - there's plenty of others - just try a search.


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I'm running WinXP Pro w/ IE 6.0, SP1. I use the auto complete/auto fill-in for easy entry to common form submissions. I like it and use it a lot. What I would like to know is - What can I do about old submission? Every time I use the down arrow to select the proper entry, there's a whole bunch of older things that were entered in that frame from a lon time ago. (i.e for email, there's a listing for [email protected], that I used for a spoof). How can I remove JUST THE OLD ONES? I want to keep the cookies active and use what is my normal (80%ish) of the time entries. I looked in MS knowledgebase but it just talked about clearing history and cookies. I know that, I just want to clear SOME entries. Thanks in advance for your help on this matter.


A:IE 6.0 & auto-complete/auto fill-in


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Is there an addon to auto fill forms ect.???For Firefox 3.6

A:FF3.6 auto fill

Quote: Originally Posted by scouse6

Is there an addon to auto fill forms ect.???For Firefox 3.6

I use the one that comes as part of Google Toolbar. You can have multiple profiles, which is handy, though it sometimes get mixed up with things like UK post codes and US zip codes. On the whole, it's pretty useful

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I need to know how to complete/edit auto fill on google. I just installed firefox.

A:Auto Fill


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Auto Fill-In

How do I erase some items that show when I am filling out a sweeps form etc?

I have old zip codes I want to delete etc.

How do I delete ones with wrong spellings etc ?
Or do I need to delete all?

A:Auto Fill-In

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How do I disable auto-fill in Bing, Google and MSN.com? Thank you

A:Auto Fill

It would probably help if we knew what web browser you are using...

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How do I erase some items that pop-up when I am filling out a sweeps form etc?

I have old zip codes I want to delete etc.

A:Auto Fill-In ?

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I cant get the auto fill to work on my computer? I think I have all of the settings set but it wont work.(Moderator edit: thread moved to more appropriate forum. jgw)

A:Auto Fill

Is this problem with a browser autofill?

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I have Windows 7. I use yahoo and fire fox. I had auto complete...auto-fill...but now it's gone. How do I get it back?

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How can I activate the setting for auto fill in on Windows 2000?
I could also ask that question foe Windows XP.


A:Auto Fill - How to Turn It On?

do you mean autocomplete ? If so then open internet explorer and click /tools / options / content / autocomplete

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Folks just put outlook on the boss' laptop, he was using Outlook express, he's also not very technical.

So naturally he still prefers express. Primarily because when you type in the "To" field express auto fills the name as you type.

Whereas is Outlook you press the icon and it gives you a list to choose from.

Anyone know how to get an auto fill working on Outlook like it does in Express?

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My old WIN98 PC auto-fills the fields on certain web sites when I enter the first character of the string (except for passwords). I can't remember whether or how I made it do that. I would like to set up my new WIN XP PC to do it but so far can't determine how. I think it's asking whether I want it to save passwords but I don't. Searches for auto-fill and autofill in the MS knowledge bases produce no results.

A:Windows Auto-Fill

Go to "Control Panel"> Internet Options>Content> Auto Complete
and check what you want it to do. Have a good day.

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I am using mocrosoft internet explorer 7 and i want to change some information in the auto fill or auto complete function

A:Auto fill feature

Tools/ internet options/ content tab/ auto complete

You can erase all auto completes by unchecking , and deleting history in the
general tab.

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Hi there,
I'm looking for some help (actually a lot) in form letters auto fill in word, here is what I need to achieve.

I have a standard letter that I send out, It's not a mailing list but rather a lot of clients most one off's.
I have seen macros where when loading a document, pop-up windows comes up and asks for details (name, address, or whatever) when the steps are finished it would load the standard letter template, fill in the blanks with the details entered in the pop-up screens and be ready to be printed or e-mailed.
Is there a tutorial somewhere that cover this or if someone could help I would really appreciate.

( Using Word 2007 )


A:Help with form auto fill

Just google "Microsoft Word Form Fields" and you should get plenty of hits. Here is a VBA solution that I provided to someone previously in the forums that sounds like it is similar to what you want. Take a look and see if this is similar to what you want and I can modify the code to suit your needs.


You may also want to search the net for how to do a mail merge since this sounds similar to what you want as well.


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I need help with some code for an e-commerce site, this is what I am after:
the buyer goes through the shopping cart stage, he/she has paid for the service, as soon as the payment has been received, I want the upload page to appear, which has been set out like a form to be already filled in with the customers details and the only thing he/she has to do is to upload the photos.
Hope this is the right forum for this question


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You know how you type in searches and ie automatically saves your entry so that you don't have to type same thing next time? Well, my drop down is very long. Is there a way to clear out everything and start over? Thanks.

A:clearing auto fill

From IE help

To delete Autocomplete entries from the Address bar list

The AutoComplete feature saves previous entries you've made for Web addresses, forms, and passwords. To delete entries from the Address bar, you must clear your History folder. You cannot clear individual entries from the list of saved entries.

On the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, click Internet Options.
Click the General tab.
Under History, click Clear History. Click to expand...

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Is there supposed to be an Auto Fill button in Internet Explorer 7. I see the chevron arrows but no button like there is in Mozilla Firefox. Attachments.

A:Auto Fill button

there is no internet explorer 7.1 and no autofill button

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Hello, I am attempting to fill a range with a formula based upon formula in a spreadsheet. I think that the 'range' function will be useful, but I am at a loss as to how to declare the range and use it in code. I able to select the last month, but I do not know how to write the code to fill in the formula to the end of the data. I have attached a test srpeadsheet. The added month numbers are used to update a chart on another tab of the workbook, using countifs...

Any help would be appreciated.
Range("k55000").End(xlUp).Select ' select last month number
End Sub


A:Auto fill certain range


See if this code helps you.

Sub Fill_Down()
Dim Dlrow As Long, Mlrow As Long
''' get new data last row
Dlrow = Sheets("sel last date - fiill range").Range("A65536").End(xlUp).Row
''' get Month last row
Mlrow = Sheets("sel last date - fiill range").Range("G65536").End(xlUp).Row
''' now fill down ''
Range("G" & Mlrow & ":G" & Dlrow).FillDown
End Sub

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Win XP, iE 6.0. You know that white drop down list that comes up when you have a field to be filled (like in the search field on eBay)? I was wondering if there was a way to either edit that list or completely clear it.

I tried deleting my history, deleting my cookies, clearing the cash and none of that effects these lists. But this info must be stored somewhere.

Any help is always appreciated. I know you guys won't let me down, you haven't yet!


A:Auto Fill Editable???

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I have win 7 with Firefox as my browser. When I go to yahoo Mail and type in my email address it list all my pervious email that I have went to. (I have several)
how can I delete them from auto filling where they are stored or save to

A:How to delete auto fill

That's controlled through the browser's own settings. In the menu bar>Tools>Options open up the Privacy tab and simply change the "remember history" item to the "never remember history" alternate from the dropdown list of choices. That should remedy that for you.

Note how that looks in the image here.

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Hey, can anyone tell me where the "file(s)" for the auto fill option are located? I'm running 2000.

A:Auto line fill

They are in the registry, Why

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By auto-fill I am referring to the pop-up box that asks "Do you want IE to remember this user name and password?".
It's a great feature but it only appears once in a while and never when I want it.
Is there a way to call up this device? On demand?

A:Auto-fill question

This is related to the 'cookies' dropped on your hard drive when you are visiting sites. 'Tools' 'Options' 'Security' in Firefox is where you set it to 'Remember passwords for sites'. Other browser have the same tool.

Thing is though that some web sites, mainly those where the address starts with 'https' delete their cookies when you exit the site. So those usernames and passwords aren't saved. Sites like your broker or your bank and other secure institutions.

Are those types of sites where it's not filling in the blanks for you? Or is it more general?

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I want to use something other than Robo form. Any free download suggestions?

A:Best Auto fill for free

LastPass: https://lastpass.com/

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Good Day,

I am creating a template to be used in our operating procedures. I currently use the Autofill to about 200 rows to ensure that I capture all the fluctuation in the amount of data which are entered daily. Is there a macro I can write that will auto fill to the last row which has data? Instead of me updating the Range each time or putting in excess rows, etc. eg.


Selection.AutoFill Destination:=Range("H6:H200")


A:Solved: Auto fill to last row with value

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Hi. I am a lawyer and often fill out the same forms for various clients. Is there a system where I can put in a name or use a shortcut to input all the details for my individual clients into these forms.

For Example...

If there is a form where I need to put the case number, client name, address, and phone number in each time I complete it for a new client, I want to be able to open the document, somehow indicate which client it is for (from some sort of database that has all the info), and then all the information is then automatically filled into the correct areas. Is there anyway I can do that? Any software or program? Please help!


Operating System: Windows Vista

A:Auto-Fill Documents

Hi LaLey, welcome to TSG.

What format are the forms in? Is it Microsoft Word? If so, you can use a mail merge to autofill the information. What version of Word are you using?

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can you provide me a link to download good auto fill software free

A:Auto fill software

Ummmmmm, for what?

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How do you make changes in auto-fill in windows = if you have misspelled a name & want to delete it?

A:How make changes in auto-fill in windows

Double click on a box where the incorrect entry shows. That will open the drop-down list with all the entries on it. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to select the entry (entries) you want to delete and the delete key on the keyboard to delete it (them).

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Access newbie using Access 2007 with Windows XP. I have a table that contains the following columns.
Author LN

I want users to select title from a drop down list in the title field which will auto populate the two author name fields. Users will enter data in remaining fields.
1. Title field has scroll arrows but only shows first title?
2. How do I get the AuthorFN and Author LN to auto-fill based on title selected?

Can't find a solution that a newbie can understand.

Forgot to add that users will create multiple "info cards" because only 1 comment for each record.

A:Access 2007 Auto-Fill

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My sister and her husband work for the same company. My sister is listed in my email list with her work address. One time she sent an email from her husband's work computer. Now when I put in her name, her husband's work email address fills in. I have tried searching for the email from his address, but it is already deleted. I tried deleting her contact detail and reentering it, but his still shows up.
Hope someone can help me. Thanks

A:Yahoo auto fill problem

In Internet Explorer, Tools - Internet Options - General - Clear History
See if that helps?

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Hey everyone,

A friend of mine posed a problem to me that she is having. Her friend has Windows Vista Home Premium Edition and her friend insists that there is a way to have Vista auto fill everything (all the way from Internet Explorer to programs, to searches, or whatnot). My friend has searched the net and cannot find an auto fill all option on Vista, and I doubt there is one, but I could be wrong.

I know you can auto fill things in Internet Explorer as well as Office (only certain things in Office, but you can create special instances), anyway, if anyone knows of this auto fill in Vista, please let me know.

I am assuming that if it is an option, it will most likely be a registry value (changing the settings from a 0 to 1 or something).

Thank you!

A:Solved: Auto-fill in Vista

I do not know of any others than the ones you listed.

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Please could somebody help me. I am opening a biz where I receive hundreds of profiles in Excel format and fill them out in online forms. Is there any software to save/scan profiles from Excel so I can auto fill them in forms.Thank You very much any suggestion is appreciated.

A:In Search of Auto Fill Software

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Are there free reliable and safe programs I can use to fill in online forms quickly and easily? Roboform is only free for 30 days and has a learning curve to learn how to use it. don't want to put a lot of time into something and only use it for 30 days. Thanks

A:Free auto fill software

Welcome to TSF,

Depending what browser you are using, you can do it for free within your browser settings. For instance with FF:Open FF
Security tab
Please post back with details of your system so we can assist you further if need be.

Best regards,

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I can find the two little arrows for Auto Fill in Internet Explorer 7 but the Auto Fill button is not up there. Any clues how to put it up there?

A:Solved: Auto fill button

I uninstalled google toolbar and reinstalled it and up came the autofill button

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yes ,im looking for a job and have been constantly filing apps ,it's driving me crazy and killing my eye balls and i need a faster and easier way of doing this. I know this software is out there but don't know where to find it at a trusted site ,i don't care if it's a trial ,shareware or even better freeware ,just as long as it works im cool with it.


A:software that can auto fill job applications?

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I have a table in an Access database. This table has three columns in it, and I want to add a fourth column. I want the value of this fourth column to be "Primary" for every record.

What's the easiest way to accomplish this? I'm an Access newbie.

-- Richard

A:Auto-fill access fields?

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I have an excel sheet that tracks my Umpiring schedule and pay rate. I have created drop down lists for populating cells for Umpire position and for division of play. I have the list of the pay rates for each division and each umpire position (Plate, Base and rookie House League, PeeWee etc) What I want to do is automatically populate the Pay Rate column based on the information in the Umpire Position and Division columns. Should this be done using a macro, conditional statement or what? i am not very well versed in Excel so I would appreciate any help offered.

A:Excel Auto Fill Cells

I would use the VLOOKUP function to populate those results. To do this, you would need to create a list of the the position names, with their coresponding rates and a list of the divisions with their rates. I assume these are added together to get the total pay for a position and division. The lists will each need to be sorted Ascending. They can be anywhere in your spreadsheet and hidden or on another worksheet in the workbook.. which can also be hidden.

For Example if the following was typed into A1:B11:
position p_rate
base 1.2
plate 1.1
rookie 1.3
third 1.4

division d_rate
1 2.1
2 2.2
3 2.3
4 2.4
(assume the position and divison names and the following numbers above are in separate columns.. they do not paste well here in the forum.)

Assuming A14 is where you populate the position and B14 is where the division is populated. Then using VLOOKUP, you can write a formula to look up the values. In C14, I would type the following:
=VLOOKUP(A14, $A$2:$B$5,2,)+VLOOKUP(B14,$A$8:$B$11,2,)

In the above example, if you populated "base" in A14 and "1" in B14, the result in C14 would be 3.3.

If you have your lists named as an array, you could interchange the range (i.e. $A$2:$B$5 )with the array name in your formula.


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is there a way to autofill user id and password when you log into a site

A:google toolbar auto fill

davecapirchio said:

is there a way to autofill user id and password when you log into a siteClick to expand...
hello there should be an option to remember you ..user name and password

.. any particular site or just generally

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I am used to typing in just the main part of a URL, then click ctrl-shift-enter together after highlight the address bar. IE will automatically fill http://www and .com.

Recently, however, after downloading a software from a Chinese site, the aforementioned operation will only bring up the Chjinese search engine, Baidu.com.

e.g., gype google, then either perform the aforementioned steps or simply hit the enter key, that is what I will get:


Any suggestions for getting rid of this bug?


A:web address auto fill hijacked

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Using Outlook 2007 (previously had 2003) and when I put certain words in an email, something automatically finished the line. In other words, if my name were Phil Forum, I would type Phil and when I hit the space bar, it automatically filled in Forum...I did this with addresses as well as it was a great time saver.

Can some kind soul tell me what to do to restore this great feature?

Thanks so much...

A:Outlook 2007 - Help In Auto Fill In - ..... PLEASE !

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hope somebody can help me get my auto line fill back. changed to a new computer[e-machines T2862] and added windows service pac 2, this appears to be when my auto line fill quite?? the box is checked to do auto line fill. seems i read it had something to do with security. thankyou, llittle

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