Microsoft Outlook - convert display names to email addresses

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How to convert Microsoft Outlook display names to email addresses

Microsoft sucks, and here's another example:


You get a set of email addresses in an email that you are viewing with Microsoft Outlook, and can't copy and paste them anywhere. When you do, Microsoft just pastes the "Display names", not the email addresses.

Probable reason:

Monopolistic scumbags want you to put everything into Outlook contacts so you can't ever migrate to anything else.


Send the email to a GMail account, and then view the emails from the web interface to Gmail, and you see the addresses in both forms, i.e. you can see

  • Display names
  • Email addresses

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