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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ?
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Importing statements into Quickbooks

How do I import the following statements into Quickbooks Pro? Bank of America American Express
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Preserve existing tags in Anki CSV import/batch-add tags

I have downloaded the complete 2012 HSK vocabulary from here, where it is available as an excel file. I have then converted it to .CSV and changed it to this form: 爱;HSK:1 … 做主;HSK:6 The first ...
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How to recover music albums as a whole after iTunes split them

I imported my CDs into my iTunes library but it was not able to understand that the CDs were to be imported each as a whole. So now, I have many split albums, for various causes: duets, errors in ...
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Homebrew brew exports

Looking for a way to export my Homebrew and Homebrew Cask installations (everything from brew list and brew cask list) I'd like to be able to export them to a file that I can then put on any new ...
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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 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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Prevent Excel from converting values to dates when opening HTML files

I have some HTML files that contain tables, which I need to perform some analysis on. I can open them in Excel, and it preserves all the table formatting and layout (which is what I want). The ...
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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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Excel imported data #value error

I am trying to manipulate data imported to Excel by websites. I imported data from: https://finance.yahoo.com/q/hp?a=&b=&c=&d=8&e=5&f=2015&g=d&s=msft&ql=1 to Excel, ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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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 ...