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Outlook does not import meeting attendees from certain file types


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Symptoms

When you import meeting appointments from a file that is in Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel tab-separated values, comma-separated values (CSV) format, iCalendar format (*.ics), or vCalendar format (*.vcs), some versions of Microsoft Outlook may not import the list of optional and required attendees for each meeting. 

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More Information

Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010

When you import meetings from Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel tab-separated values, comma-separated values (CSV) format, or vCalendar format (*.vcs), the list of attendees is not imported.

Note Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 successfully import both required and optional attendees when using iCalendar format (*.ics).

Outlook 2002 and Outlook 2003

When you import meetings from Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel tab-separated values, comma-separated values (CSV) format, iCalendar format (*.ics), or vCalendar format (*.vcs), the list of attendees is not imported.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article Info
Article ID : 289962
Revision : 3
Created on : 5/20/2019
Published on : 5/20/2019
Exists online : False
Views : 416