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>> Importing & Exporting Address Books
|The address book in Openwebmail is v-Card
compliant. The address book is already stored on your computer, but you don't want to create all the entries within the Open Webmail address book. Click the Import toolbar button (
) You will be redirected to the address book importer. This importer is compatible with Outlook Express 5 (or higher), and Netscape Mail 4.x (where "x" is the sub-version).
Open your offline e-mail client, and export its address book using a CSV file (Comma Separated Values),
vCard v3.0 (vFile), vCard v2.1 (vFile), Tab delimited
File or a TXT file (ASCII Text File). These instructions are also given on the Address Book Importer.
Export your address book from your offline e-mail client in order to import it to the Open Webmail address book (Please consult the documentation for your offline e-mail client for instructions on exporting its address book). Once you have properly exported your address book in the appropriate file format, you can now import it into the Open Webmail address book. To do this, click "Browse", and open the CSV, vCard v3.0 (vFile), vCard v2.1(vFile),
Tab delimited File or TXT file from the location on your computer in which you saved it to, once you have selected the proper file, click "Open". Finally, click "Import", and your address book from your offline e-mail client will now be duplicated to the Open Webmail address book.
You can also perform the exact opposite procedure by exporting your Open Webmail address book to your offline e-mail client. To export an address, click the "Export Address Book" button ( ). The Export Addressbook Information page is displayed with the address book entries listed. Select the address you want to export. Select an export format and charset from the drop-down. Click the " Export Now " button. In the File Download dialog box, click the " Save " button. The vCard is exported to the specified destination.
Use File > Save As to save the address book. Select Text File (*.txt) for the Save as Type. You can now import these addresses to your offline e-mail client. see the documentation of your offline e-mail client for instructions on importing address books from text files.