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Old 06-13-2006, 10:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I searched and couldn't find anything, hope I posted this in the right place. This is my first BB (7100i) and I notice that my contact list only displays the first 11 characters of the name. Is this normal or can it be changed to display the entire name? I also have a couple more questions, do I just start a new thread? Thanks in advance.
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I searched and couldn't find anything, hope I posted this in the right place. This is my first BB (7100i) and I notice that my contact list only displays the first 11 characters of the name. Is this normal or can it be changed to display the entire name? I also have a couple more questions, do I just start a new thread? Thanks in advance.
My 7100i displays more than 11. Depends on the question. If it falls in a different category, it needs to be placed accordingly.
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I don't know if this will help, but I noticed when viewing my call log list, it will display "Unknown Number" (14 characters) but a name that is stored in my contact list will only show the first 11 characters (in the call log as well).
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options>screen/keyboard>font

mine is set at 8 and it looks fine. when i bump it up to 11-12 i cant read the entire name
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Thanks for the suggestion, but my font is already set to 8. Also like I mentioned earlier, it will display 14 characters like "Unknown Number" in the call log, but a contact that is displayed in the log and is stored in my address book, will only display the first 11 characters. Could it have something to do that I copied the contacts to the BB from my SIM card?
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i did a sim copy to get my contacts and they are all fine. what type of phone did you come from?
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I came from an i836, and needless to say I am a bit lost with the BB. There are some other quirks with the phone, but I don't know if it's just how the BB's operate. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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