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I would like to import all email addresses from all the emails sent (fields TO:, CC: and BCC:) in Mail (Mac OS X) and add them to Address book in OS X Lion, is it possible?

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sounds like a programming problem. I expect. You need a mail client that has a nice scripting interface. Some thing that will let you process all you emails and write to a file. I doubt it will be very long or difficult to create a script that make a .csv file which you could then use to import your emails. –  nelaar Sep 20 '11 at 7:45

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I'm not sure if this covers BCCed recipients, but this should do the trick for you:

  1. In Mail, from the Window menu, choose Previous Recipients.
  2. Notice that entries already in your Address Book are marked with an icon at the left.
  3. Click any item in the list, then type ⌘-A to Select All.
  4. Click the Add to Address Book button in the lower-right of the Previous Recipients window.
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this did the trick! –  flow Mar 5 '12 at 8:14

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