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This article describes how you can set your Microsoft Outlook 97 Microsoft Fax service to dial telephone numbers within your area code as if they are long-distance.
When you set up the Microsoft Fax service within Windows, you specify your dialing location. By default, the Microsoft Fax service dials any telephone number within your area code as a local telephone number and any telephone number outside of your area code as a long-distance telephone number.
In some areas of the country your telephone service may require you to dial certain numbers within your area code as long-distance telephone numbers, including 1+(area code) prior to the last seven digits. You can use several methods to set up your Microsoft Fax service to dial certain telephone numbers within your area code as long-distance telephone numbers.
OutlookTo use the Microsoft Fax add-in menus in Outlook to specify which local telephone numbers to dial as long-distance, follow these steps:
Windows Control PanelYou can also access the above settings by viewing the properties of your Microsoft Fax service from within your profile. To use the Windows Control Panel to specify which local telephone numbers to dial as long-distance, follow these steps:
For more information about installing Microsoft Fax, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152196For more information about other ways to dial local numbers as long- distance, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152196/EN-US/ )How to Install and Use Microsoft Fax
129049For more information about Outlook add-ins, type "add-in" in the Office Assistant, click Search, and then click to view "About add-ins supplied with Outlook."
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/129049/EN-US/ )How to Perform 10-Digit Dialing in Windows 95
Article ID: 163380 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 1.1
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