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somebody
15-10-2010, 05:43 PM
Does anyone know of a free plugin for Outlook 2007 which will parse an email signature and generate an appropriate Contact entry? I have found some (non-free) options by doing a quick search online, but am cheap and would prefer a free option if one is available.

Snorkbox
15-10-2010, 06:22 PM
Right click on the sender name from an open incoming message and add to contacts.

somebody
15-10-2010, 06:38 PM
Right click on the sender name from an open incoming message and add to contacts.

I want to capture things like phone numbers, company names etc. - not just their email address.

Snorkbox
15-10-2010, 06:57 PM
There is going to be a difficulty then as such things are not in a defined standard format or order unless the likes of Vcards are used.

somebody
15-10-2010, 07:15 PM
There is going to be a difficulty then as such things are not in a defined standard format or order unless the likes of Vcards are used.

The thing is most signatures are reasonably generic - most I come across look something close to:

Joe Bloggs
An Employee
ABC Company
Phone: +64 1 234 5697
DDI: +64 1 234 5697
Fax: +64 1 234 5647
Email: blahblah@blahblah.com
Postal: 122 Doesn't Exist Road, A City

Surely something to parse things like "Phone:" or "DDI:" would be easy enough?

e.g. something like : http://www.office-outlook.com/outlook-addins/signature2contacts-for-outlook.html but free, is what I'm after.

somebody
18-10-2010, 06:57 PM
Bump...

Snorkbox
18-10-2010, 10:19 PM
There are a few shareware ones here but no free ones I can see.

http://3d2f.com/tags/outlook/signature/grabber/

HTH