Ability to Select an Address by First Name 
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: Notes Client / Mail
: Address, Outlook, Search, First Name
: Thomas Leriche1803 04 Mar 2009
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When creating a new email and you click on TO: field to address the message this dialogue box only allows searches by last name.  It would be nice to have a toggle to switch between last name and first name searches.
So if you don't recall the last name of person you can still find their name to send them an email. This would definitely help silence some of the Microsoft Outlook supporters.  Microsoft Outlook searches via first name.

1) Rishi Sahi1556 (05 Mar 2009)
Thomas, I assume this has been brought in R8 onwards , I am not able able attach my screen shot which I have tested. I have your contact in my local nsf with first and last name and just type your first name in my memo and your name appeared even no need to type your full first name, just few characters were enough. Let me know if you want to see the screen shot. Type ahead feature is implemented in R8 onwards.
2) David Hablewitz15116 (06 Mar 2009)
I believe this isn't about type-ahead. This is about clicking the TO to pick from a directory. The way I resolved this is to create a mobile directory catalog (or condensed directory) that has it sorted <first><space><last> and setup directory assistance on the server that includes this directory.

By doing this, you can use either the Domino directory, which is <last><space><comma><space><first> or the MDC, which is <first><space><last>.

Your request is valid, but also a solution is available.
3) Carlos Flores1106 (13 May 2009)
If you implement LDAP you can use your Notes client to search via first name. LDAP gives you more advanced options for searching your directory.


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