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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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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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: 'Insert Picture' directly: No EPS support. Inkscape -> EMF -> Insert Picture: ...
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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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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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Excel Text Import Wizard Default Delimiter

Within the Text import Wizard, the default delimiter is TAB. Is it possible to permanently modify this default to be a comma? Don't be tempted to think that this is a duplicate question. Neither this ...
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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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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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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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New .gnupg directory: Import old secret keys into new install

I've reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu 16.04) and have an old .gnupg directory containing: gpg-agent.conf gpg-agent-info-<hostname> gpg.conf private-keys-v1.d pubring.gpg secring.gpg S.gpg-...
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Automate bookmark import from file/URL in Firefox and Chrome

At my company, we have a lot of servers which more or less frequently change URLs which is bad for employees having them bookmarked. Until now, when somebody finds a dead link, he has to find out the ...
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Excel - Manage database to import to CRM

I have a database where each row contains a variety of company info (name, address, website, phone, etc. Each row also contains three contacts and their corresponding title. The headers are CEO Name,...
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How to download multiple images from .txt files

I got this documentation to download pictures from txt file but i have no idea how can i do this…Should i use a php script to get those pictures on my server ? The file photos.txt is framed as ...
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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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ERROR 1005 (HY000) at line 455: Can't create table 'bugzilla5.components' (errno: 150)

I ran into this problem while i was trying to import a dump file. I used the following command : #mysql -u bugzilla5 -p bugzilla5 < bugzilla.sql ERROR 1005 (HY000) at line 455: Can't create table '...
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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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Excel - copy text from url to cell

I've got an excelsheet containing url's like so: | column A | column B | --------------------------------------------------- | www.example.com/page1 | | www.example.com/...
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How do I stop Google Chrome from requesting to import Firefox settings on startup?

Every time I start a fresh instance of Google Chrome on my PC, I receive the following message: Sadly, your Mozilla Firefox settings are not available while that browser is running. To import ...
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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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Import IE Favorites to Win 10 Edge from a COPY of the IE Favorites FOLDER

I just did a fresh install of Win 10, following an irrecoverable crash of Win 7. Because of the crash, all of my IE Favorites were lost, so there is nothing in that location to "import." However, I ...
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Embedding an excel file on a website for further editing?

I have been provided with an excel sheet that has a tonne of calculations on it (an economics model) and have been asked to place it online. It would take days to debunk and code into a webpage, so ...
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How to import a list of phrases to PhraseExpress?

I'm using PhraseExpress v11 and I would like to import a list of 100+ phrases to a folder in the Local Phrase File. My phrases are currently in a .txt file, every word is in a new line. All phrases ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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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 to import from uTorrent to Torch Browser

How do I import the current active downloads and uploads in uTorrent to Torch browser? Clicking "Add Torrent" in the Torch torrent tab and choosing a .torrent file in my hard disk sets out to ...
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How to specify semi colon character ';' as a line ending character when importing CSV to Excel on Mac

(Using Microsoft Excel form Mac version 15.18) Can see delimiters for the columns in the import steps, but no-where is there an option for defining what the line ending character is. I need this so ...
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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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How to compile several .txt files in a single excel sheet?

I have several .txt files that I can import to (or just open as) separate excel files. In this case I want to import the data in all the .txt files to a single excel sheet, one below the other.
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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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Excel: Force “Get data from web” web scrapper to use the exact url

I am trying to use Microsoft Excels built-in web scrapper (Data ribbon > Get data from web) to get some data from the website which address looks like this: "website.com/data/456/" but the excel tries ...
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Import from TXT file but skip specific lines via VBA

I need to import from a TXT file into an XLSM file but skip specific lines. I have a text file that is being imported into an excel file but if the TXT file has more than 117 lines I need it to skip ...
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Microsoft PowerPoint: Text in imported image is blurry

I am using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. When I import an image that has text in it, it gets blurry on the import to PowerPoint. Any solution to this?
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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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Excel 2010 - Get CSV wizard to open by default

I'd like to set Excel 2010 to open the import wizard each time I double click on a CSV file rather than have Excel open the file without the wizard. Previous versions of Excel did this but 2010 ...
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Import from csv to Libreoffice Calc using 'two blank spaces' as delimiter

I want to import some data from a csv/text file to Calc. In the first column I'd like to have the 'Dummy text # i', and in the second column the numerical value. In the text file, 'Dummy text # i' ...
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windows 7 pro- import pictures and video wizard does not close after importing images

This is a problem I never had on this computer, until recently when it suddenly started (may have been after a windows update...not sure). After importing the images via USB cable from my camera, ...
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Outlook 2007 - Move EVERYTHING

I need to move everything about an instance of Outlook 2007 to another computer running Outlook 2007: Email account settings / config (not the data file) Outlook data files Macros Special menu ...
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upload directory seems empty (says phpmyadmin) — phpmyadmin, upload/save/import directories

I keep getting this error message from phpmyadmin when trying to import a file from the web server upload directory (defined in config.inc.php by $cfg['UploadDir']): "No files available on server for ...
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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 bookmarks from internet explorer to Firefox 3.5

This is a silly question, but the first Google result speaks of a 'bookmark manager' with an option to import favorites from IE, but I can only find 'organize bookmarks' with an option to import from ...
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How to automatically refresh MS Access tables in excel, without breaking formatting of other cells in worksheet

I have an inventory spreadsheet that contains a table of records imported from a Microsoft Access database. To the right of this table there is a field for workers to input the amount currently in ...
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Reversing Excel's Text Import Wizard for CSV Export

I have a CSV file that I want to import to excel, edit, and save back as CSV. The problem that I encounter is with Text Import Wizard: I open a new Excel file, then Data > From Text, and in The text ...
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Export PDF Bookmarks, Edit Find Replace and Import to Replace?

I'd like to do the following: Export PDF Bookmarks & its structure as structured data - Tree, XML, XLS or CSV Do a bunch of edits, find, replace etc. Primarily Text label changes No major ...
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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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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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Windows Photos is importing more than the pictures I took

I'm using the auto import feature of Windows 10 app Photos so that when I connect my Nexus 5 to my pc in PTP mode it starts importing. It works great, but I would love it if it could just import the ...
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Linking website data to Excel sheet

Not sure if what I am trying to accomplish is even possible but I figured I'd ask. I have a decent sized spreadsheet with specifications from hundreds of different smartphones that I am working on as ...
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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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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 import OpenPGP key given the key ID in GnuPG?

I'm having a heck of a time installing a Debian Chroot for PPC64. The problem is not debootstrap, rather, its getting GnuPG to locate and install the key I need. The man pages for gpg are fairly ...
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How to import MobaXterm sessions from inf file?

I have got "inf" file but not able to find option to import it ! So please let me know How to import MobaXterm sessions from inf file ?