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Sending Email From Contact list(Custiom)

  Asked By: Malinda    Date: Mar 01    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 2741

I have created a custom list of contacts consisting of
Name,Phone NUmber and all the details.

Now in this list i want whenever a user clicks on the
name column it should open the client email
application to send mail to the selected name

Note:(I dont want Email field in the contact list



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Bhairavi Damle     Answered On: Mar 01

Are the names in the list  the SP users?
If not where are you storing the email  id?

Answer #2    Answered By: John Wood     Answered On: Nov 19

As I understand, you do not store email addresses in the SharePoint list?
You want client email application (Outlook) to retrieve email address from it's own contact list by recipient name? Then try to create calculated column in SharePoint, write formula to calculate values like this: mailto:Full Name. SharePoint will highlight the link. When you click it browser will pass recipient name to Outlook and Outlook will resolve contact by name.
If this solution does not fit your needs try some third-party emailing solutions for SharePoint like one described here: www.enovapoint.com/.../ .

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