In terms of computer data, import is the automated input of data from one system into another system that must be translated from one format to another via a machine process.

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How to create a contact list that can be imported into (almost) any device/program

My workplace has a lot of people coming and going and no-one keeps a central contact list. This leads to problems with getting in touch with people out-of-hours. Everyone uses different devices and ...
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How settings of a browser is imported to other?

Recently I installed Mozilla Firefox in my Windows system. After installation a window appeared asking to import settings from IE. How can a different browser like Firefox import the settings of IE ? ...
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phpmyadmin CSV files import and export

When I try to import CSV files in phpmyadmin, I get message in green that says "0 rows" but it is nevertheless a success message. I know my data is correct, as it importing fine on another computer. ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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Excel How to make Text Qualifier editable or add a new entry in the existing list?

I have a CSV file which is not properly formatted because one of the columns contains HTML code which use the same character as the Text Qualifier: the double quote. Example: "col1","col2","col3" ...
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Is it possible to specify the decimal separator on Excel refreshable web queries?

When you create an Excel Web Query that points to a text file located in a web server, Excel doesn't ask for the decimal separator as it commonly does when using the Import Text File or Text to ...
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Export an app from Google Chrome?

Long ago, I downloaded an extention from the Google Chrome Store. Currently, that extension is not available in the Google Chrome Store, but present and working fine in my computer. Anyhow, if I sync ...
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Reversing Excel's Text Import Wizard for CSV Export

I have a CSV file that I want to import to excel, edit, and save back as CSV. The problem that I encounter is with Text Import Wizard: I open a new Excel file, then Data > From Text, and in The text ...
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Microsoft PowerPoint: Text in imported image is blurry

I am using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. When I import an image that has text in it, it gets blurry on the import to PowerPoint. Any solution to this?
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Import HTML anchors into MS Word

I have a HTML document with lots of internal links. Something like this: <h1 id="anchor">A Heading</h1> A LOT OF TEXT <a href="#anchor">Click to return to the beginning</a>. ...
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Import Firefox passwords into KeePassX or KeePass2

I have an XML export of my Firefox Passwords in the form (I replaced real passwords with *): <xml> <entries ext="Password Exporter" extxmlversion="1.1" type="saved" encrypt="false"> ...
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Macro to Import CSV files into Excel

I have a bunch of CSV files in a folder. I'd like to import each file into Excel using the 'Import from Text' tool by typing the name of the file into a cell. I then need to format all of the data ...
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Excel 2010 won't remember password when importing data

After connecting an Excel workbook with an SQL server (within a company network, over a static IP address, using the data connection wizard within Excel), if I close the workbook and reopen it, it ...
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Import data from Word 2003 (Doc) file to Access?

Is there any way to import data from a table in Word 2003 (Doc) file to Access 2010?I tried External Data menu in Access 2010 but it has not an option for importing from Doc file. Really I did not ...
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Can I import my emails from Outlook 2010 to the Windows 8 mail app?

I'm getting ready to transfer everything to my new laptop which I am getting for Christmas. I am moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 and I would have liked to try and get the grips with the Mail app ...
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Use NTFS HDD with FreeNAS

I'm making my old pc into a FreeNAS server to share my files in my home network. I have the server already up and running ok but I bumped into a problem when I tried to add 2 HDDs. For some years I ...
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Importing Text in Excel 2010 - Overwrite previous imports

I created a macro, using the recorder, to add a specific .txt file in my Excel file, using a specific shortcut key, in a specific area of the open excel file. However, I've got this problem: when I ...
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Lightning: Importing “Tasks” from Outlook

The Problem: I am trying to migrate user from Outlook 2003 to Mozilla Thunderbird w/ Lighting extension. User kept important data stored as Tasks. While I can easily export Tasks from Outlook 2003 ...
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Convert a line graph into data [duplicate]

Am looking for a tool that will import a line graph (chart) image and convert the line into numerical data, either in a spreadsheet or a database. For example, given an image like this: It might ...
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Is there a way to import emails in Microsoft format MSG into newly installed Outlook 2007?

I have 3500 emails from old Outlook in one folder. All the emails are in file format: MSG . They were somehow downloaded / exported from the old laptop when the user was using Outlook and knew that he ...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from requesting to import Firefox settings on startup?

Every time I start a fresh instance of Google Chrome on my PC, I receive the following message: Sadly, your Mozilla Firefox settings are not available while that browser is running. To import ...
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FileMaker Pro 11: import data from customer copy

I'm starting to make some changes to a FileMaker Pro 11 database for a customer. It's my first job on a FileMaker db. I need to work on the copy I got and after the work is completed, I'll have to ...
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Import from List - Batch file

Ok here is the scenario. I am trying to figure out a way to copy users' docs and settings (Favorites, My Documents and Desktop) to a network location as a backup for decommissioned drives. My problem ...
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Import a certificate on Linux

I need help with importing a certificate on my Linux. here is the status : I have a linux Centos 6.4 server with Apache installed. On a windows server, i have BSF. This BSF is secured and in order to ...
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How to export Outlook 2010 contacts to Windows 8 (native) email client?

I have two laptops. an old Windows 7 laptop that has Outlook 2010 on it a new Windows 8 laptop, which does NOT have Outlook on it. On my new Windows 8 laptop, I would like to start using the ...
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Export Thunderbird filters to import them in gmail

is there a way to export message filters from Thunderbird and import them to gmail? I tried the "message filter import/export" add-on but gmail is not able to understand them.
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Recover Windows 7 Network Setting from old Hard Drive

I had my computer stop working and am using a different one now. I'd like to pull off my old network settings for one of the two Ethernet ports as I need to know the settings. I have full access to ...
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Import custom equalizer in iPod

After searching on Google if there's any way to import custom equalizers to an iPod, I found nothing. But since this is SU, maybe someone knows a little hack to get it working. If possible, I would ...
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Import MKV, AVI, etc. video files to iTunes 11 without conversion

Recently I had the idea that it would be good to organize all of my movies and TV shows into one central application (kind of an inventory), and from the research I have conducted, I was able to ...
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Using Windows 7 libraries without automatic import into Media Player

Is it possible to use Windows 7 libraries for Music, Videos, Pictures and Documents, but selectively prevent images in the Pictures library (for instance) from being imported into Windows Media ...
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Opera Bookmarks to Chrome Malfunction

I am attempting to move my Opera bookmarks to Chrome. I created an HTML file for the bookmarks while I was in Opera. I looked at the new file, and saw that the bookmarks are there, but they are not ...
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Excel CSV import treating quoted strings of numbers as numeric values, not strings

I've got a web application that is exporting its data to a CSV file. Here's one example row of the CSV file in question: 28,"65154",02/21/2013 00:00,"false","0316295","8316012,8315844","MALE" ...
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Filemaker import keeps un-matching fields

I'm trying to get Filemaker to always match the same fields during an import from an Excel spreadsheet. I've tried the custom order option and the last order option, but each time it puts the Excel ...
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Import-CSV with powershell using a variable path

I am trying to import a CSV file with powershell in a database, with the path defined in a variable. But it doesn't seem to work. $path = "C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\TestFolder\file.txt" Import-CSV ...
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ssh-add not permanent

I've setup some keys to connect one server to another (periodically importintg data from one to another via some crontab). My problem is that the passphrase is randomly asked by the system (I can ...
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How to import outlook emails into Thunderbird, both on different systems?

I have folder(Outlook Express) of emails from outlook of other system. I need to import these emails to my system in Thunderbird. My system doesn't have Outlook. I only have copied folder of outlook ...
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How to show MSN contacts in Skype?

MSN chat has been retired and Skype will be taking its place. What about my contacts on MSN? Should I see them in Skype now, or should I add them one by one? I remember that the Skype website asked ...
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Increase size limit of data import from csv into Excel

I have a load of data in a csv file that I'm importing into Excel, most of it is fine, but one of my columns contains up to 1000 characters of data. Unfortunately, Excel has taken it upon itself to ...
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Export and then Import VMs on Windows 8, missing config file

I have a VM that was exported from Server 2008. It uses the .VHD format, not .VHDX . The exported folder has a config.xml file in the root. I have imported this VM in Win8 just fine, tweaked it and ...
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How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player?

How can I import MP3 tracks/folders into Windows Media Player so that they appear in anything other than the 'Other' folder?
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Video import to Movie Maker broken

I'm trying to import a 1 hour long video to Windows Movie Maker, but when I import it it's only 7 seconds long and has nothing on it. It has an error sign on it, and tells me to "double click to fix", ...
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Windows 8 and windows 7 dual boot sharing application

I have just installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I now have both Win7 and Win8. What I would like to ask about is that if there is any way to "import" things from Win7 to be used in Win8 - Taskbar ...
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Win8 Delete Files on Device when Importing

Win8 has the native "Import Photos and Videos" app but also has a similar functionality in the WinRT environment in the Photos application. The native application has an option to delete files on ...
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Excel - including data from a remote (web) sheet?

As a part of providing dynamic dashboards / reports, I've been investigating having a static Excel workbook that would contain a raw data sheet periodically updated from a web source. I'm currently ...
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Stop excel from converting copy-pasted number/text values to date

I'm copy-pasting some data from html table into excel. But excel automatically converts some text or number values to date! When I change the format, the number is perversed, the number is something ...
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Import data in Excel that doesn't have a row delimiter, but number of columns is known

So i have this text file that looks something like this: Header1 Header2 Header3 Header4 A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 and so on. When imported, I'd want the data to format itself in 4 columns. I ...
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Ms Excel 2010 Importing Data in One ROW and getting sum particular CELL

I am importing data by using .txt file to MS Excel and whole data is imported in ONE ROW. I want to get SUM of those values which corresponds to a particular Month. For Example :- Name Month Total ...
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Exporting Thunderbird from Win7 32bit to Win7 64bit

I am trying to export my thunderbird mails and mail accounts from my old win7 32bit to a new win7 64 bit. Both have the same version (16.0.1). Earlier in this situation I just copy the Thunderbird ...
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Microsoft Excel maintain formatting when importing

I am using a CSV to import data. The column of data has different and sometimes multiple numbers in one field. For example... 2924,2925, 2926 in one field 2927,2928, 2929 in another field. I ...
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Importing long numerical identifiers into Excel

I have some data in a database that uses ids that have the form of 16 digit numbers. In some situations i need to export the data in such a way that it can be manipulated in excel. So i export the ...