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 import .obj files in Google Sketchup?

I would like to import .obj files into Google SketchUp with its textures, currently SketchUp only imports .3ds format. The current work flow that I use is to import the .obj file into 3D Max and ...
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How to reset the image import process

In windows 7 (and probably also in Vista) there is a function to import images. I have tried that out but the result didn't satisfied me. So I deleted the importet images in the "Pictures" folder and ...
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How to transfer Firefox passwords to Opera

I'm trying to go from Firefox to Opera. I was able to transfer the bookmarks, but what about the saved passwords?
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Import Outlook 2007 messages to Outlook Express

Is it possible to import Outlook 2007 messages into Outlook Express? How?
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Access or import an Outlook 2003 .pst file without Outlook

I have a 450 meg .pst file (MS Outlook 2003 backup file) saved from a PC before it crashed. I would like to break it up into its components i.e. Save attachments to folders on my PC Paste ...
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Why does the Picture Import Settings dialog flash briefly?

I have foolishly set the picture import settings wrongly for when a camera card is put in my computer. It correctly asks me whether I would like to import the pictures using Windows picture import, ...
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Tasks Vs. Tâches - Outlook 2003

I am working in a french IT environment and I have a lawyer here that his Outlook and Windows XP SP3 is in french. I changed his old laptop (English) for a new one (French). In Outlook 2003 on his ...
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Google Chrome: Import/Export Passwords?

I recently migrated from Windows7 to Kubuntu 10.0.4. In many ways, I'm loving the change. (I never knew it could be such a seemless process to write/test scripts!) One of the few things that is ...
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How to restore Windows Live Writer settings?

I copied the contents of my hard drive (which had WinXP istalled) elsewhere, wiped it clean and installed Windows 7. One thing I forgot is the UserID/Passwords to all the blogs I've setup in ...
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Address book empty after migration from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2010

After a new Windows XP installation on a notebook I imported the old Outlook 2003 Outlook.pst file into Outlook 2010. All the old emails and folders showed up, but not so the addressbook which is ...
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Importing Thunderbird Email

I have two files retrieved from backup: Inbox and Inbox.msf. How do I import these into Thunderbird? I tried copy/pasting them into the C:\Documents and Settings\Application ...
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Add all senders from Entourage to Address Book

I am trying to migrate from Entourage to Mail, and the only thing that keeps me using Entourage is email autocompletion. Entourage connects to the corporate Exchange address book, while Mail can't. ...
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Make excel recognize foreign date format

I am trying to import a text file (tab-separated columns) into excel. The log file uses MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS,mmmm (where mmmm is milliseconds), which excel treats as string. How can I get excel to ...
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VirtualBox imported VM - VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED - VERR_CFGM_VALUE_NOT_FOUND

On VirtualBox, I've exported a Ubuntu Server VM (File \ Export Appliance) and tried to imported it on a different machine. every thing went well with export and import. But, when I start the imported ...
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Why does nothing happen after I press OK after selecting OneStep DVD in iDVD (with my Canon HV20 connected)?

I launch iDVD (7.0.4), connect my Canon HV20 camcorder (with a FireWire cable), and press the OneStep DVD button. I see the following dialog box: When I press OK, iDVD goes back to the startup ...
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How to transfer emails from Win XP to Vista or Windows 7?

I was using Windows XP computer for a long time, and Outlook Express as my email client. I have lots and lots of email I would like to keep and therefore I want to transfer them to my new computer ...
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How to keep original image dimensions for images in Microsoft Word 2007?

When I'm importing images into a Word document, if the image is a small image like 100x100px, then the image is imported as something like 300x300, thus making it hideously blurry. This necessitates ...
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Windows 7 will not install a root certificate

I have a web service that uses a self-signed certificate, so I need to install the certificate as a Trusted Root so that I can avoid all the security errors that having a self-signed certificate ...
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Is there a Mini DV tape to USB adapter?

I have Mini DV tapes, Hi8 or something lol. I have a camera that will not play them back, too choppy and cleaning has no effect. Is there a player, or adapter that can just read them into a computer? ...
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How do I import a video from an old Sony digital tape HandyCam?

Some friends gave me their old HandyCam and a bunch of tapes asking me to put them on a DVD. The model is Sony DCR-TVR103 and it records onto Hi8 digital tapes. It has a Firewire port also. I am ...
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Export Firefox Bookmarks to Mediawiki Wiki

Anybody know how I can convert my Firefox Bookmarks to a Mediawiki Wiki page? I've tried exporting the Firefox Bookmarks to HTML and then entering that HTML into the wiki page that markup isn't ...
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Quickbooks 2009 2010

I have configured my bank account within quickbooks to import bank statements. I have wxported the bank statement. Then used the convert process available within QB to convert. The file name shows ...
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Importing VMware drive into VirtualBox drive

I have VMware on my Mac and it crashed. I am unable to access the files used by the VMware. So I downloaded VirtualBox and when I try to add the .vmwarevm file to VirtualBox it says that its unable to ...
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Why can I not find my Contacts in Outlook when I try to import a prepared .csv file?

XP SP3, Outlook 2003. When I follow all the directions, I get to the import and export wizard. I follow it, selecting .csv import. However, when I get to the choice of folders to import into, my ...
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netsh wlan add profile not importing encrypted passphrase

I exported a wireless network connection profile from a Windows 7 machine correctly connected to a WiFi network with a WPA-TKIP passphrase. The exported xml file shows the correct settings and a ...
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Import Outlook emails into Thunderbird

I have stored my email from outlook as single messages, i.e., xxx.msg format. Is there any way to import those emails into Thunderbird? Do I just need to copy them into a specific folder? A bit ...
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How to import/export iPhone addressbook on Linux?

Is there any way, and if yes - how, to export addressbook from iphone to Linux, and then import it back (after some modification)? The iphone in question is not jailbroken, and this is not an option ...
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Set CSV import default to UTF-8 in Calc

Every time I open a CSV (comma separated values) document in OpenOffice.org Calc I get a dialog with CSV preferences. The current default character set is "Eastern Europe (ISO-8859-2)". I would ...
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Import exponetial fixed width format data into Excel

I've received a bunch of text data files consiting of Lots of records (>30K/file) of 3 fields each of 5-place numbers in exponential format: s0.nnnnnEsee (where s is +/-, n is a digit and ee is the ...
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import wab (outlook express address book) into Oultook 2007

How can I import all my contacts from that file? I do not have XP with outlook express anymore...
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How to import a certificate (pfx) with a private key in Windows XP

I tried the whole day just to import a certificate in Windows XP, but I always failed. I did following: Create the certificate with a private key (no password): makecert -sr LocalMachine -ss My -pe ...
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Indesign Import XML into Automatic Page generation, data merge

I've created some InDesign Pages that I want to use as templates. I've created an XML file with all the appropriate data. I want to merge the XML data with the InDesign page and have a few hundred ...
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Is there an easy way to keep iPhoto '09 from importing JPEGs that are duplicates of RAW photos?

I know, I should just bite the bullet and use Aperture. But short of that, when I connect my Canon G10 to my computer, iPhoto helpfully offers to import all my photos...which include the RAW files I ...
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How to transfer saved Firefox passwords into Google Chrome

I want to use Google Chrome more often but all my saved passwords are in Firefox. What's the easiest way to get them into Google Chrome?
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MS Project: How can I import tasks into a project that has already been started?

I am writing a feature to import tasks from an online bug tracking / project management tool into Microsoft Project, primarily for resource leveling. Currently I am importing all tasks in as Fixed ...
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Stylish: How to import styles?

This query is about the Stylish addon for Firefox. How do I import my Stylish styles on one account/computer to another?
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Picasa for Linux: doesn't it support video files?

I'm just switching from Windows to Linux. I'm glad to see that Picasa is also available (v3.0 beta), but doesn't Picasa on Linux support video files? This official help page doesn't mention Linux... ...
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Importing videos into an iPod touch

I have a brand new latest model of an iPod touch. Is there any way to import music videos or tv shows into it, that i've downloaded over the internet with/without iTunes? I can't figure out this ...
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phpmyadmin import database table from google spreadsheet

I'm managing a small website, which allows people to register as members. Previously I used a google form to manage member registration, but now as the number of users becomes quite big I am ...
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How to import an Image for VirtualBox

I have VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 64. I have a few Images I need to import into my Virtual Box. What I got is a file with *.ovf and a file with *.vmdk What am I suppose to do with those files?
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Transferring contacts from an old phone to the iPhone

Getting contacts off your old mobile phone and onto the iPhone may or may not be a straightforward process. If you already have your contacts stored neatly in Outlook (Windows), Address Book (Mac) or ...
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How do I import IE favorites to Google Chrome?

I need to import IE favorites to Google Chrome. How do I go about doing that?
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What's the simplest way to get .flac music files into iTunes?

I'm looking for a simple way to import .flac files into iTunes, so I can play them on my mac, and when I'm out, my iPhone, and I'm willing to be I'm not the first person to want to do this. What are ...
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How do I get Excel to import a CSV file with commas in some of the content fields?

How do I get Excel to import my CSV file? File I have a file claiming to be CSV. It contains 10 fields, all of which are surrounded by double quotes (yes, even the dates and numbers.) 2 or 3 of ...
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importing a outlook.pst file into thunderbird

trying to import my outlook.pst into thunderbird, but it seems my computer has to have outlook running on the computer to do this import. I have the outlook.pst file, can't I just point thunderbird ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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OneNote: Import data from other sources?

In MS OneNote, is it possible to import data from other sources? (Like Google notebook, Evernote, etc?) If so, what are the steps to do this?
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Does InDesign have an analogue to MIF or some other easily generated format with equivalent capability?

Let me explain what I am trying to achieve: I have done workflows with LaTeX and FrameMaker that include a section (such as a data dictionary or API reference) that is incorporated into a larger ...
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How can you make Excel 2007 stop formatting large numbers as scientific notation?

Kind of the inverse of this question. I frequently download CSVs from outside sources as part of my programming work. I like to examine their data in Excel because, let's face it, Excel is an ideal ...
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Cannot import video from a DV camcorder over FireWire

I have a JVC GR-D320 miniDV camcorder that has a FireWire interface. I recently upgraded to Windows 7 RTM (64 bit, fresh installation). When I connect my camcorder through FireWire, I can see it in ...