WD97: How to Add the Insert Address Button to a Toolbar

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This article describes how to add the Insert Address button to an existingtoolbar.
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You can insert addresses into a Word document from your personal addressbook or from your electronic address book by clicking the Insert Addressbutton.

Adding the Insert Address Button

To add the Insert Address button, follow the steps:

  1. Open an existing document or create a new one.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  3. Click the Toolbars tab, and then click to select the Menu Bar checkbox.

    NOTE: This option is on by default in Word for Windows.
  4. Click to select the Commands tab.
  5. Under Categories, click to select Insert.
  6. Under Commands, click and drag Address Book to the toolbar location you want.
  7. Click Close to close the Customize dialog box.

Using the Insert Address Button

To use the Insert Address button, follow these steps:

  1. Click where you want to insert the address in your document.
  2. Click the Insert Address button.
  3. In the "Show names from the" box, click to select the address book you want to use.
  4. In the "Type name or select from list" box, type a name or click to select a name from the list of names, and then click OK.
NOTE: You can click the arrow next to the Insert Address button to displaynames you have used most recently. Any additions or changes you make inyour addresses while you're working in Word will be reflected in youraddress book through your other applications.
For more information about adding a toolbar button, click the OfficeAssistant, type "How do I add a toolbar button?" click Search, and thenclick to view "Add a button to a toolbar."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on theStandard toolbar. If Microsoft Help is not installed on your computer,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component

Article ID: 198366 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 14:13:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

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