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I've created a custom list in sharepoint 2007.  I used the people picker option by selecting (Person or Group) for the type of information in this column.  In the additional column settings there is a show field drop down that contains various information you can display for the user.  Problem 1 : I select a person from the people picker on the form page, the result would display Last Name, First Name even though I selected Work Email in the show field drop down while creating the column.  However it displays properly on the custom list after saving the form.  Is there a way to change the display on the edit page? Problem 2:  I would like to auto populate fields.  Is there a way I could auto populate the list or edit form based off an employee ID such as department local etc.  All this information is in outlook but it doesn't seem to be accessable through sharepoint OTB. I created the list through sharepoint OTB on a team site and I'm using SharePoint Designer to create work flows. Thanks for the help!

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