Basic Address Book problem: difficulty sending group e-mails

Discussion in 'macOS' started by d-lock, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. d-lock macrumors newbie

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    I am using OS.X and have just started trying to make more use of the Address Book function.

    I intend to set up a e-mail mailinglist with all my company's contacts, a few hundred, as well as a list to make address labels for snail mail. However, I have encountered difficulties at a very early stage:
    I set up a test group of 3 addresses and attempted a "mass-mail" to these by right clicking and choosing the command <send Email to "test group">. My Entourage client pops up with a new message where 'test group' is written in the To: field. These e-mails cannot be sent however as they contain no actual e-mail addresses. I have tried to find a place in preferences in Address Book where I can regulate the communication between my Address Book and the e-mail client, but unfortunately this is oh-so-simplified giving me little leverage as to get to grips with the problem.
     
  2. richard.mac macrumors 603

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    works fine with Mail for me. may be an Entourage issue. to use Mail it will have to be the default email reader which can be set in Mail's preferences.
     

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