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How do I get to show a middle name in the "To:" field? Even though I specify a middle name in the address book, it doesn't appear.

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How did you specify the middle name?

  1. Edit contact
  2. menubar -> card -> add field -> middle name

enter image description here add the initial/name to enter image description here

It works for me:

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It works now! I don't know how I added it before... Very odd... – Lorin Hochstein Jan 5 '12 at 20:59

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