by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 13, 2012)
When you are working in the Envelopes and Labels dialog box, there is a small icon located near the top of both the Envelopes and Labels tabs. This icon looks like a small, open book, and is called the Insert Address tool. It is used to insert an address from your Outlook address book into the fields of the dialog box. John is running into a problem because many of the addresses accessed through the tool are outdated, and they need to be deleted. He tried to delete them in both Word and in Outlook, but without success.
In order to fully delete an address from this tool, you need to follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Envelopes and Labels dialog box.
Figure 2. The Choose Profile dialog box.
Figure 3. The Select Name dialog box.
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