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Old May 18th 19, 09:24 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
Roger Hayter[_2_] Roger Hayter[_2_] is offline
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tim... wrote:

"Steve Walker" wrote in message
On 16/05/2019 16:12, Roger Hayter wrote:
Dave Plowman (News) wrote:

, all large PABXs sold this century
could present the extension number or any other chosen number, by a
simple series of pre-dialling codes, or as a policy unless cancelled.
Informing users how to do this and convincing departments that they
should was were it fell down, in the NHS at least.

Presumably it can be set centrally? If so, simply set it up so some
selected extensions send their direct numbers, others send the number of
their department reception and the rest send the central reception number.

But they don't like doing that, because people ring back and ask "why did
you call me" and the central reception don't have Scooby


This is exactly the sort of problem one would expect computers to solve.


Roger Hayter