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I have a contact list with attached images to each contact person in the list. All of the contact list items are synced with Outlook and it gets all the information from there.

Is there a way to create a view of that list where the attachments shows a thumbnails instead of an icon? (If someone knows another way around this, I am interested.) I would really like to avoid using links to the images if at all possible. Not all of our contacts have photos yet.

Basically what I am looking for is a way to attach a photo to a contact without it having to be a link. The persons who will be updating contact information in the outlook aren't very tech savvy. I'm trying to make it as easy as possible for them.

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It appears that this may not be possible due to the way that Outlook stores the contact pictures. I have been searching for an answer for hours without any luck.

See: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sharepoint/en-US/78ac45e1-ae15-434d-bac5-70881416d672/contact-list-picture-and-outlook-2010-contact-sync

For a tool to help debug and troubleshoot how outlook is working, check out: http://www.dimastr.com/outspy/home.htm

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