Address Book Search Weirdness

Cepe Indicum

macrumors regular
Original poster
Oct 11, 2006
Hi everyone

I've done a quick search for this, but come back with no results. I'm sure I must be missing something very obvious, but I'm not sure what it is! Here's the issue:

In Address Book (Leopard, for info) I have about 200 contacts; I have set up Smart Groups based on words I enter into the Note field - no problems, and everything works great.

Today, I did a search for one of my contacts - using their name - making sure I had selected "All" on the left-hand side. It came back that the contact wasn't there. I must have accidentally deleted the contact...?

No... I scrolled down and found the contact manually. I tried five more contacts, randomly, using the search... 2 out of 5 had the same issue.

Can anyone suggest what I might have missed, or, if there is a glitch of some kind, how I might fix it?!

Thanks in advance, and - just by-the-way - I'm loving everything about Leopard, and have had no other issues so far.

All the best,



macrumors newbie
Jan 28, 2008
I am having the same Address Book Weirdness

Hi Dave,

did you ever get the problem sorted?


macrumors newbie
Mar 11, 2008
address book wierdness


I too have the same problem - brand new i.mac and Leopard giving me fits with this problem. Used Power book G4 for years on OSX.3 with no problems.
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