Context Menu should include Add Person to Contacts 
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: Notes Client / Mail
: mail, context menu, contacts
: Jeremiah Benjamin804 12 Jul 2010
: / Email
In 8.5.1, if you right-click on the sender's name in the header there is an option to Add Sender to Contacts.
However, this option is not available inside the email itself.  I use previews (so it's not as big a deal for me), but many old-school users don't use previews so they have to back out of an email or remember to look under the More menu.
This should also include any name in the CC or BCC list, and be changed to "Add Person to Contacts".
If you wanted to go crazy, there are even some users who want to add people from a Reply or Forward.  But I would consider that lot a bit suspect.  :-)

1) Bill Malchisky12192 (12 Jul 2010)
This would save a lot of time...particularly when starting new projects either internally for users, or externally as consultants and getting the new team in their Contacts database.
2) Bill Malchisky12192 (13 Jul 2010)
Just learned that you can add the sender of a message from the Inbox, right-click pop-up menu. So, that gets one half-way there. I tested this and it does work. Should be by name from within the message. But, in the short-run, this should help your user.

I would support an IBM enhancement request for this capability. The in message context menu is Sametime focused (which is great), but this one feature needs inclusion and adds value, imho.


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