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 migrate from iPhoto to Windows Live Photo Gallery?

I'm moving back from Mac to Windows and I want to take all of my photos with me. I'm specifically concerned about keeping event names, I don't so much care about Faces or Places. Is there anything I ...
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How do I transfer .pst e-mails from Outlook to a Mac e-mail program?

New Macbook Pro came in yesterday with MS Office Outlook crashes consistently on importing from .pst after about 30 seconds. I see a EXC_BAD_ACCESS and something about CF get string length or the ...
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Importing mutliple contacts (with Birthday) from file into Outlook

I need to import mutliple contacts (over 1000) with birthday date into Outlook 2007/2010 (Exchange 2003 underneath) and then create an entry in calendar according to that birthday date. File from ...
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How to import bookmarks into Opera browser's bookmarks bar?

How to import bookmarks (stored in a HTML file) into Opera browser's bookmarks bar? Following http://blogs.howtogeek.com/mysticgeek/2008/06/12/import-firefox-bookmarks-into-opera-95/ I can only ...
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Import Firefox 3.x passwords into Firefox 4

How to import passwords from Firefox 3 to the new Firefox 4?
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Why can't the system import modules from the Python Standard Library in Ubuntu?

Boy have I had a long day today. Like most Linux days it started out fun but then turned funny. The whole day was more or less spent reinstalling a basic Gnome Ubuntu system. Everything went ...
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How to import photos/videos from USB stick to Windows Live Photo Gallery

When I pop in my camera, Windows Live Photo Gallery allows me to import the photos into a folder I predefined (on network storage) earlier. I have it setup to create a folder for each date that the ...
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Excel Help: Data Input Help

Everyday I download data from a site that will have rows each filled with individual data for clients. I'm able to input the data into excel as a whole but after that I'm having trouble figuring out ...
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How can I import a PST file to Gmail?

I'm in the process of moving my email to Gmail. I used to use Outlook and I have a massive amount of email stored in various PST files (about 7GB worth). Ultimately I'd like to store this all in Gmail ...
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download/export emails from webmail

I'm just switching my hosts and I want to move the emails from my accounts too. In order to have my current emails on the new host I want to download/export them and to import at the other host. In ...
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File not found error with mysqlimport

I'm setting up a local database for gene annotation following the instructions on this page. They provide an .sql file to create some MySQL table structures (step 4) and several data files to populate ...
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Windows Task Scheduler: Can I export (save) my tasks?

I've setup a dozens of tasks on the Windows Task Scheduler. Everything is working fine but now I am concerned about being able to re-create these tasks if the PC needs to be replaced. The problem is ...
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How can I import settings from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird?

I'm looking for a solution to import my Outlook 2007 mailbox settings into Mozilla Thunderbird. I have a few accounts installed in Outlook 2007, and I'd like to export all the settings to my Mozilla ...
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Export spreadsheet and import as table into mysql

What's the easiest way to export a table from either MS-Excel or OpenOffice calc and import it into a mysql database, where: The table will be imported as a table in Mysql The headers of the table ...
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Importing GnuCash data into Quicken

I've been looking and it seems like no one has ever moved from GnuCash to Quicken! I know that GnuCash can import .qif's but Quicken cannot import GnuCash's XML files and I can't see any way to ...
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How to efficiently merge a lot of vCard files for the same person?

I currently have contact information at several places: old PDA's address book mobile phone's phone book (primarily name, phone number) email client's address book (primarily name, email) web ...
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Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration

I've been reading a lot of things on the internet about this but can't get it to work. Also tried the Mozilla forums, did not get anything useful out of that. What I could do is importing the PST ...
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Importing photos on Mac OS X

I recently switched for a PC to a Mac. In Windows I used to download photos from my camera into folders I created in the pictures directory. When I started using iPhoto 09, I imported those folders ...
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final cut express: import you tube video

what is the safest and "virus free" way to import you tube video in final cut express? Is there a way to save "you tube video" as a local file and reuse it in final cut express?
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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 ...