Using ACT-To-Outlook Professional
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You can run ACT-To-Outlook Professional from 2 places:
1.The Start menu in the windows toolbar  
2.The icon in the ACT! toolbar.  
 
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Converting Contacts
ACT-To-Outlook Professional allows you to convert contacts in two modes:
·Selective Conversion. This is where you select contacts or groups to convert .  
·Convert All. Click on a button and all contacts are converted.  

When a duplicate contact is found, only contacts that have been updated are transferred.

Selective Conversion

When you first open selective conversion, all the contacts in the database are listed. You can select one or a range of contacts using the mouse and the Ctrl or Shift button. Pressing Convert will convert the selected contacts. Selective conversion operates in two modes:

All the options set on the main screen are inherited into this screen. By clicking on the header, the names will sort themselves ascending or descending order.  
 
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In this mode, all the contacts that exist in the database are displayed. By clicking on the column headers, you are able to sort the records alphabetically in descending and ascending order.  
All the options set on the main screen are inherited into this screen. By clicking on the header, the names will sort themselves ascending or descending order.  

A2O Group Mode Selective Conversion  
 
In Group mode selective conversion, you can select groups that exist in ACT! and display these groups for conversion. By clicking on the Select Group button, the Existent ACT groups that exist in the database are displayed as shown below. The numbers in parenthesis are the number of members in each group.
 

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When a group is selected only the first and last name of the contact is displayed. To return to normal display, exit the selective contacts conversion and restart it again.
 
 
A2O Lookup Mode Selective Conversion  
In this mode, all the records are selected according to the lookup criteria in ACT-To-Outlook Professional.  
 
Active Lookup Conversion  
In the Active Lookup Conversion, the contacts that are displayed in the current lookup in ACT! are converted. ACT-To-Outlook Professional will first go through the lookup and then it starts to convert the data.  
 
Active Contact Conversion  
In the Active Contact Conversion, the contact that is currently being displayed in ACT! is converted into Outlook.  
 
Convert All
Clicking this options allows you to convert all the contacts in the database.

Interrupting a conversion
   To interrupt a conversion, click on the stop button on the front form of ACT-To-Outlook Professional and the conversion will stop. Remember, the stop button only comes visible when a conversion is in progress.