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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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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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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Importing large Outlook Express mail to Outlook

I am in the process of moving all my Outlook Express email (over 5GB) to Outlook 2003. I will then move that .pst file to Outlok on a new Win 8 computer. My problem is my OE files are so large they ...
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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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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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Cannot import video from a DV camcorder over FireWire in Windows 7

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 ...
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In Excel 2013, Import Text Wizard, is there a way to have multiple “Other” values?

I am using Paste/Import Text Wizard to get some output from another program into a spreadsheet. There are several standard choices for delimiters such as space, comma, semicolon and tab. There is ...
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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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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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How do I import my reading list in Windows 10

I am a heavy Windows 8 reading list user and recently upgraded to 10. I was able to import my favorites into the Edge browser just fine, but can't seem to import or find my reading list? How do I ...
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How Do I import emails in outlook 2010?

I have converted all my Mac Thunderbird emails to .pst format using thunderbird to pst converter application which I got from here http://thunderbirdtopst.com/. I am completely confused with the ...
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Evernote skipping some of the attachment in OneNote during import

As title, I have created about 20 notes in OneNote that I want to import them to Evernote. Each OneNote note contains a pdf files, and some screen capture image. I used the Evernote import function ...
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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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How to import several worksheets from a single Excel file to Microsoft Word document as linked and updateable objects?

I have an Microsoft Excel file with several (about 10-20) worksheets. All sheets should be stored in one Excel file, because they are connected to each other (calculated values). Now I have to create ...
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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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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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Bypass Excel file selection confirmation for data connection with non-.txt text file

I have an Excel workbook that processes model output from another program. That program produces space-delimited plain-text output files with a ".plt" extension. I have a data connection in Excel to ...
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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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Is it possible to add code files to project folder immediately

I work on Visual Studio 2013. Normally we just new project, then add some head files and some source files to build our projects. Now I have a question: Is it possible to add code files to project ...
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Can not open REMnux after importing the .ova file in VirtualBox

I want to install REMnux. Therefore, I have installed the REMnux virtual appliance file from https://remnux.org/. But when I start REMnux (after creating the VM) then nothing happens. I see only a ...
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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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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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Import only DCIM from Android phone

I tried to import photos and videos captured with a Nexus mobile phone. The photos and videos are stored in the DCIM folder. I have many more images on the mobile phone, which I do not want to import, ...
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How can I 'align right' the results of Excel's “Text to Columns” feature?

If I am using the Text to Columns feature on the following data, using ";" as a delimiter: foo;bar;qux;baz;toast; quux;jam;beans; I'll end up with the results "left aligned" in the resulting ...
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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 can I view my mail backup?

I installed the getmail4 package and created a backup of my mails over POP3. Every mail is a seperate file containing its headers and content now. Is there any comfortable way to view these? Can I ...
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How can I import my Google Chrome history to Firefox?

I'm trying to import my Google Chrome browser history into Firefox. It doesn't seem to be working. I've tried the import option while selecting only cookies and history (deselected bookmarks) but even ...
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Converting MSSQL Dump to MySQL Dump on Ubuntu

I only have Ubuntu to work with, so Windows programs are not going to work for me. But basically I have both the .bak file and the .sql file from a MSSQL server and I need to import this data into a ...
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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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Anki fails to import from .csv file

I have created an custom note type containing 3 fields: Character, Pinyin and Definition. I have a .csv file containing a few entries. The fields are comma-delimited. Here's what I am presented when ...
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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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exported indesign file to pdf, then back to indesign, lost original files

I was directed here from Graphic Design Stack Exchange. The original indesign files were lost, all we have is the File>Save As>*.PDF file remaining. We would like to convert pdf back to indesign. The ...
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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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Revit DBLink fails to import from PostgreSQL ODBC driver

I am trying to export and import back a Revit 2014 model. I am also using PostgreSQL 9.3/9.4 as backend DBMS. I am able to export correctly the Revit model to a database in PostgreSQL but not the ...
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import Imap files and folders to gmail account on ubuntu

sorry if I am not clear enough, but I don't know all the terms because I am new to this field. And sorry for my English. As backup I have all emails from the old provider in form of many folders and ...
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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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Lightroom destroying RAWs during import

When I import raws (5D mark III and/or 6d) into Lightroom (5.5- 5.7) it sometimes does this to to actual file during import: The files on the card are normal and undamaged. Anybody got an idea how ...
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Import Thunderbird folders from one computer to another?

I use Mozilla Thunderbird. I have had to change computers and need to know if I can import all the mails and folders from my old work computer to my new one? When I set up Thunderbird on my ...
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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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Active Directory - Export an OU and sub objects

I would like to export a container and everything it contains with ldifde tool. How can I do that, especially if the container is in Namin Context : Configuration ? I want to export and then import ...
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Microsoft Excel 2013 Formatting When Importing Data

I am importing data from Quickbooks into an Excel 2013 spreadsheet and this will take place on a weekly basis with updated information being added to this report. The report is an Open Estimates ...
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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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Disable Dropbox Camera Upload for a particular device

Is there a way to disable the Dropbox auto-import for a particular device on OSX? I want it to automatically import pictures from my phone, but not from my camera. Thanks!
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Inserting Crackstation's Wordlist into a database table

I'm trying to insert Crackstation's 1.5 billion wordlist (15gig) into a database table. I've tried SQLite and Postgres both with no luck so far via the command line. Both get upset that the data ...
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Import registry keys from backed up version

I have backed up my full registry (local machine, current user,..). Now I want to recover around 10 or 15 keys from the current user branch, I don't want to import the entire registry. Is there a way ...
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How do I do some minor conversions while importing a chat log into Excel?

I exported a chat log as a comma delimited CSV. From that file, I'm trying to import and format it in Excel. The file has a field for Date and Time formatted mostly as YYYY.MM.DD HH:MM:SS with some ...
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How can I sanely import EPS images into Visio without losing their features?

I have this (relatively complex I believe) EPS image, which I want to use in an MS Visio 2013 sheet. I've tried: Direct Inset Picture: No EPS support. Inkscape -> EMF -> Inset Picture: ...
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Importing numbers with leading zeros as text strings in gnumeric

I have a csv file with numbers, some that start with zeros. Those zeros are somewhat important to me. All the entries in the file are encapsulated with double quotes. Gnumeric's import dialogue ...
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Where is VirtualBox's virtual hard disks repository?

A colleague shared a VirtualBox VM with me. When double clicking the VDI file, VirtualBox opens but I get a few errors (the errors were related to incorrect paths and UUIDs in the VBOX file). So I had ...
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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?