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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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 11,12,13;21,22,23;31,32,...
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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 ...
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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 like....
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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 mailer'...
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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?