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 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 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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How to transfer saved Firefox passwords into Google Chrome

I want to use Google Chrome more often but all my saved passwords are in Firefox. What's the easiest way to get them into Google Chrome?
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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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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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How to change photo import settings in Windows 8

In Windows 7, you get a fair bit of control over how pictures are imported (e.g. when you connect a camera or SD card). Specifically, it lets you choose the folder structure that you'd like. For ...
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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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importing a outlook.pst file into thunderbird

trying to import my outlook.pst into thunderbird, but it seems my computer has to have outlook running on the computer to do this import. I have the outlook.pst file, can't I just point thunderbird ...
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Export/Import Windows XP wireless configs

About to rebuild my XP install and figured I'd see if there was a file or interface for collecting the configs for the built in Windows XP wireless manager. I've looked under the "advance settings" ...
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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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How to import an Image for VirtualBox

I have VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 64. I have a few Images I need to import into my Virtual Box. What I got is a file with *.ovf and a file with *.vmdk What am I suppose to do with those files?
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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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Import from List - Batch file

Ok here is the scenario. I am trying to figure out a way to copy users' docs and settings (Favorites, My Documents and Desktop) to a network location as a backup for decommissioned drives. My problem ...
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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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Is there a way to import emails in Microsoft format MSG into newly installed Outlook 2007?

I have 3500 emails from old Outlook in one folder. All the emails are in file format: MSG . They were somehow downloaded / exported from the old laptop when the user was using Outlook and knew that he ...
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Import MKV, AVI, etc. video files to iTunes 11 without conversion

Recently I had the idea that it would be good to organize all of my movies and TV shows into one central application (kind of an inventory), and from the research I have conducted, I was able to ...
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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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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 ...