One of the meeting rooms at our new offices has a short email address (tv@ourdomain.com).

The calendar sharing function only works on a search for email addresses (I can't type in an address manually) but the search only starts after the 3rd character before the @ symbol (and stops after the @ symbol).

Is there any way around this? Or any way to add the address manually? On adding it manually it says that it can't be found (although sending an email in mac mail finds the address easily and allows sending).

I'm using Mac Mail and Calendar with Microsoft Exchange accounts.

Many thanks

  • Add the emailaddress as contact, does that help? – Rob Feb 25 '14 at 9:44
  • didn't work unfortunately – Thomas Clayson Feb 25 '14 at 9:48
  • You have Office 2011 by any chance? – Rob Feb 25 '14 at 9:49
  • try inserting global symbols before like ?tv, or space tv – Ruskes Feb 25 '14 at 9:52
  • @Buscar웃 that worked! I tried >tv (mistyped ?tv) which seemed to work fine and brought up the email address from the global contacts. Please add as an answer and I'll mark it. :) – Thomas Clayson Feb 25 '14 at 9:56

Sometimes using wild (global) characters in a search field to fill in the space helps.

Try using


or space tv

or !tv

or >tv

try any of those :)


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