Multiple E-mail Addresses for One Contact
Is it an emerging sign of affluence, or just a sign of the
times, that has folks collecting e-mail addresses as so many
do phone numbers? Like it or not, it's another piece of information
to keep track of. You never know when you just might need
THE e-mail account that is spared the Spam and actually read
by your contact.
does make possible the storage and management of the burgeoning
number of e-mail addresses we now must track. The trick is
not to just click into the e-mail field (that will only result
in automatically formatting a blank message), but to enter
the e-mail field with a right-click of the mouse. This action
produces a drop down menu arrow. Selecting the "Edit
" item at the bottom of the list
will produce the "E-mail Addresses" dialog box.
An alternative access method to this dialog box is to tab
into the e-mail field, and then hit the "F2" button
on your keyboard. Either way will allow you to add, edit or
delete e-mail addresses for the current contact. You will
also need to select a primary address for this contact by
clicking the radio button next to the appropriate address
in this dialog box. This is the address that will be the shown
in the "E-mail Address" data field of your contact.
is one limitation you should be aware of. ACT! only recognizes
one e-mail address at a time. The primary address is this
default address. ACT! can only send, mail merge, lookup, etc.
on that one primary address. However, once you have all your
contact's addresses in the e-mail field, you can choose which
address to be used by entering the field with a right click
of the mouse and selecting another address from the pull down
menu. The address selected now becomes the primary address
by default. So, be sure to change it back after you've sent
your message to this special alternative address.