Install SP2 for Office 97. Open the properties of the OAB afterQuote:> I used to use the Personal Address Book with the Exchange client to add
> personal addresses to my mail software. Now that my organization has
> switched to Outlook 98, Contacts looked like a better option. I particularly
> like the feature that allows you to access the Contacts information
> remotely. HERE IS MY PROBLEM: when I am creating a message and I click the
> "To" button and choose Contact, the names are sorted by first name. I want
> them sorted by last name. Even if I set the contacts up so they are filed as
> last name, first name in the Contacts area, they still get soted by first
> name when I choose recipients for a message. My only fix is to input the
> names as last name first name in the Contacts area and modify the "files as"
> so that they are filed as last name, first name. I don't think this is the
> way that Microsoft intended people to use this feature. I am just curious if
> anyone else has run into this problem and if Microsoft has plans to fix this
> bug (as I see it).
installing. You'll have an option to display First Name Last Name, or
using File As name (which is usually Last Name, First Name).