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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Error during export .pst file in outlook 2007

On my old PC I use Outlook 2007. On my new PC I use Outlook 2010. I want to move all my email folders and emails to my new computer. I think the only way to do this is by export my files to a .PST ...
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Batch import of eps inside Openoffice-Writer

I have a huge quantity of eps images, generated by another huge quantity of gnuplot scripts. Is there a way to import them inside an Openoffice Writer document (.odt) at once? I'm about to try the ...
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How to change photo import settings in Windows 8

In Windows 7, you get a fair bit of control over how pictures are imported (e.g. when you connect a camera or SD card). Specifically, it lets you choose the folder structure that you'd like. For ...
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methods to import outlook mail into thunderbird

I cannot import mail from Outlook 2012 into Thunderbird using Thunderbird's import wizard. I get this error "Either there is no default mail client or the current mail client cannot fulfill the ...
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Some problems adding data to ldap

I'm trying to add some data to the ldap directory, but i get the following error. sudo slapadd < ldapdata.txt slap_sasl_init: auxprop add plugin failed slapadd: slap_init failed! Where is the ...
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Import e-mail via IMAP into GMail?

I thought GMail had a way to import mail from an old account. Searching a little bit, I found this post from 2009 regarding importing mail into GMail. However, there is no longer an "Accounts and ...
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Importing first line of TXT files to a spreadsheet

I have 2000 txt files that I need to read the first line of (it should contain a person's name). Ideally I would have a spreadsheet/csv with FILENAME, FIRST LINE OF FILE
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Read email from an old Thunderbird backup but not importing it

In an external hard drive I have a backup of my email when I use Thunderbird (late 2009), it i around 12G. Now I need to find some old messages and using OS X Lion, I wonder how could I access and ...
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Importing an EPS vector file to Microsoft Word without losing quality

If I import an .eps picture to Microsoft Word as normal, the quality of the vector picture comes down (the image gets rasterised. In this case, the EPS was produced with the pgfplot package and ...
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How does QuickBooks handle IIF imports?

I've received a 'template' for an IIF file for Quickbooks transactions, and there's like seventy-bazillion fields in there, lots of which I never even user. It's a tab delimited file, with the ...
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Generating a pdf using data rows from excel and an image as the template with placeholders

I have lots of data rows in excel, each row has columns such as first name, last name, gender...etc. I also have an image as the template, I would like to define some placeholders on it. And then for ...
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How to make an excel file uneditable?

There is an Excel file which I import from a specific network path or local path, and that Excel file is exported from another vendor aplication. The problem is that the Excel file is editable. Is ...
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Export Passwords and Booksmarks from Chrome to Firefox

I want to move to Firefox from Chrome. Is there a simple way to export the saved passwords and booksmarks in Chrome and to import them into Firefox?
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Excel 2010 on importing Access datasource: Can I just dump the data into the worksheet without maintaining a connection to the Access table?

I am able to successfully import an Access .accdb table into my Excel 2010 worksheet. However, it still seems to maintain a connection to the data. This is an inconvenience for me because I have to ...
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Easy way to one-off import data with different decimal separator in Excel?

My OS's locale uses the comma as a decimal separator. However, once in a while I need to process data in Excel which is formatted with a point as decimal separator. Depending on the source of the ...
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How to export and import an user profile from one Quassel core to another?

I have been using Quassel as my bouncer for IRC for quite a long time now. We (a group of administrators of a small network) have set up a shared Quassel core with many users on the same core. But ...
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User Friendly CSV to MSSQL import with column match

Hi before I reinvent the wheel I'm trying find something to allow a user to take .csv files and graphically match the columns in the database table to the columns in the csv file. I know this can be ...
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Import cookies to Internet Explorer 9?

I have exported some cookies from Firefox (using the Cookies Manager+ add-on). How can import them into Internet Explorer 9?
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moving MS config settings to a new profile?

Since my profile for my main user is screwed up I created a new user and then did a copy and paste of the contents from the old user to the new user. How can I export all of these settings (boot, ...
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Importing external worksheet data into Excel 2010 workbook

Is there a way within an Excel 2010 workbook to link data stored in a specific tab of an external workbook, and have it update automatically in the same way as you can with data imported from CSV, ...
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Export/Import Windows XP wireless configs

About to rebuild my XP install and figured I'd see if there was a file or interface for collecting the configs for the built in Windows XP wireless manager. I've looked under the "advance settings" ...
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How to recover music albums as a whole after iTunes split them

I imported my CDs into my iTunes library but it was not able to understand that the CDs were to be imported each as a whole. So now, I have many split albums, for various causes: duets, errors in ...
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Salvage SVN repository from dead Windows Server 2003

I cannot start the server but I can access the file system (I connected the hard drive by SATA-to-USB to on my laptop) and I want to transfer the repository to new installation (I use win32svn server ...
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Can I import OpenOffice.org settings into LibreOffice?

I'm considering migrating from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice, and I want to make sure LibreOffice picks up all of the settings and customizations I've made. Will LibreOffice read the user profile ...
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importing favourites from a old computer

I have a bunch of favorites (bookmarks) from a old machine in folders. How can I import them in windows 7? I don't have a proper exported backup.
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Way to import rules from MS outlook to thunderbird

I recently installed Firefox thunderbird and I want to import all the rules that I created in Outlook into thunderbird. Is there any way to import these rules? I tried Import option in Tools menu. ...
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How do I import an existing project into Aptana 3.04.2?

I installed the Wordpress bundle in Aptana. I'm on a Mac running MAMP. My operating system is Leopard. My project is located at Sites->mysite. Unfortunately, I'm getting "No projects are found to ...
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Transform Fixed Width to CSV?

I have a whole bunch of data files with different content but identical layout. I need to convert them to CSV before importing them into a CRM application. I usually open the tab-delimited file in ...
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Can I import data from roboform 7 to lastpass without downgrade roboform to an earlier version?

According to LastPass's support : Roboform has changed their export function in version 7. For this reason, Roboform users who are interested in trying LastPass must downgrade to an earlier ...
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Is importing one Excel spreadsheet into another Excel spreadsheet possible?

Can I import an Excel spreadsheet into another spreadsheet (two separate files) by linking in certain cells from one to show in other cells in a different file? I'm not sure if I can do this or where ...
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How can I import Thunderbird mail folders into another instance of Thunderbird?

I have two Thunderbird (5.0) Portable instances on Windows 7: How can I import mail folders from one into the other?
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How to import/export VPN settings in Windows 7?

I have a VPN connection configured on my Windows 7 PC, and I'd like to export these settings to another computer. I could simply tell the other user which settings to use, but I don't want to share ...
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Importer or converter for ClarisWorks cwk format?

I have several ClarisWorks documents (*.CWK) that I'd like to import into a more modern format like Microsoft Word or Open Office. It seems Star Office can apparently open cwk files, but the product ...
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Example users list for import into windows server 2008

I am in a process of learning a microsoft course AD DS for win server 2008. In order to practice i need at least 1000 users to import into my server so i wander is there somewhere an example .csv list ...
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Get External Data with carriage returns

I am trying to find a way to properly import a text file into excel that contains a carriage return using the Get External Data option. The file has a text qualifier and is pipe delimited. Here is ...
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Import formatted text from Word into PowerPoint

I understand the basics of importing an Word outline into PowerPoint. I want to know how to import the text blocks into pre-styled text boxes that have been positioned on the slide to a specific ...
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Transfer history from firefox to chrome?

This might sound like a silly question but i'd like to transfer all my history (specifically links i clicked on) from firefox to chrome. Is there an easy way to do that?
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Trouble importing photos from camera

I have a SONY DSC-W50 camera and Windows 7. I am having trouble importing from the camera to my Systemax computer. Do you have any suggestions to help me?
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Excel 2007 save import steps on csv file?

I have a csv file that constantly needs opened into Excel and then have the data copied over to a separate workbook. I find the process of having to click through all of the dialogs, setting the text ...
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How to import library in gDesklets applets?

I want to use some math functions in a gDesklets applet, however, I can't import math in the script. I have googled but got nothing, except this similar post, yet unanswered. I've tried to import at ...
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importing iPhoto library to Lightroom (preserving rating and events if possible)

I'm trying to switch to Lightroom, currently using iPhoto, so I'd like to import all my existing libraries while keeping photo ratings, events and tags too. Is there a way to do that? Ratings are ...
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How to have a whole, refreshable MySQL database inside Excel

I have a MySQL database and have a lot of users that want to use Excel to process this data. I know how to do two things that I don't want: I know how to import a MySQL database into Excel. I know ...
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How do you change default delimiter in the Text Import in Excel?

I want to import a CSV file to Excel. The CSV file has comma separated data (go figure), but the delimiter in the Text Import Wizard is set to "Tab" by default. How can I change the default to "Comma" ...
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VM portability between VirtualBox versions (2.2.4/4.x)

I know that a VirtualBox VM can run on different hardware, but this doesn't help me because in my case the platform doesn't change (Linux). I'd rather like to upgrade VirtualBox from 2.2.4 to 4.x. ...
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How do I get a local copy of every email in my Gmail account?

Or maybe I should ask, what is the best way to get a local, indexed, readable copy of every email (sent and received) by my Gmail account?
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Importing pictures from my sony camera to my computer

My pc packard bell running XP has started freezing when I try and import pics from my sony cybershot digi camera.It works ok on my son's pc and has only just started to do this.Any theories?
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Import Java Trusted Certificate to JRE

I need to install a certificate from a Java app to a lot of people. I want to use a one click program or batch file to import it as a Trusted Certificate(in Control Panel->Security->Certificate). Then ...
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Import data into excel that doesn't use a line break as a row delimiter?

Is there any simple method that doesn't resort to macros whereby a plain text file or string can be imported into excel without using a line break as a row delimiter? Example ...
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Import passwords from lastpass to keepassx

I was wondering how if there were any current ways to import lastpass passwords to keepass/keepassx? I found the lastpass2keepass.py program, but it doesn't seem to work anymore (lastpass updated ...
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Import binary registry key

I exported a binary registry from my computer (IE setting). I need to re-import this into another computer (both Windows 7). When I try to import the registry file (same one that I exported), I get an ...