Icons in the Outlook Global Address List

The Global Address List in Outlook for PC uses icons to indicate what the entry you are looking at is.  This can be a quick way to tell whether you are emailing a mailbox, a Public Folder, or an external contact.

Entry in Address List                       Icon in Address List
User Mailbox or Shared Mailbox    One Person
External Contact     One Person Standing in Front of a Globe
Distribution Group/List      Two People Standing Next to Each Other
Room   A Door
Resource      A Projector Screen
Public Folder    A Folder


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