This article was previously published under Q324533
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When you create a new Journal entry while you are viewing the contents of a contact, if the Contact has a title such as " Mr." in the Full Name box, the Contact may be listed two times in the Contact linking field for the new Journal entry.
Service Pack Information
This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 17-Sept-2002 04:06:28 2,121,536 Outlook.msp 17-Sept-2002 04:46:14 4,065,280 Outlook_Admin.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------------- 16-Aug-2002 15:05:16 10.0.4413.0 346,696 Exsec32.dll 08-Aug-2002 21:22:20 10.0.4406.0 137,800 Impmail.dll 08-Aug-2002 21:22:24 10.0.4406.0 539,208 Outlcm.dll 12-Sept-2002 21:52:38 10.0.4510.0 6,310,472 Outllib.dll 12-Sept-2002 21:52:40 10.0.4510.0 92,744 Outlmime.dll 08-Aug-2002 21:22:30 10.0.4406.0 121,416 Outlph.dll
This fix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330537 OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.
This problem only occurs when you create a new journal entry by using the menu item Actions | New Journal Entry for Contact. This problem does not occur if you right-click Contact in the Contacts folder, and then click New Journal Entry for Contact from the Context menu which was one of the workarounds that was originally provided. The original problem resulted in two contact links, one with the title and one without the title.
For more information about the contact, including the title, see "References."
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
326347 OL2002: Journal Entry for a Contact Includes the Contact's Title