How to import a Distribution List sent you as an attachment

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Sharing distribution lists can be a great timesaver when multiple people need to continuously e-mail the same groups of individuals (for more details see Sharing Distribution Lists). You can easily import a distribution list that was e-mailed to you as an attachment.

Do the following:

   1.   Open the e-mail containing the distribution list.

   2.   In Outlook, open the Contacts view.

   3.   Drag the distribution list attachment from the e-mail message onto the desired Contacts folder. Outlook automatically creates the contact entries for you:

Drag and drop in Outlook 2003

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