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 to import Dates from Excel into Access with text in some cells?

I am attempting to import a date column from Excel into Access. The problem is that over the years, users of the Excel spreadsheet sporadically inserted text notes into this date column a few ...
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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?
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Import data in Excel that doesn't have a row delimiter, but number of columns is known

So i have this text file that looks something like this: Header1 Header2 Header3 Header4 A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 and so on. When imported, I'd want the data to format itself in 4 columns. I ...
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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 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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Export Thunderbird filters to import them in gmail

is there a way to export message filters from Thunderbird and import them to gmail? I tried the "message filter import/export" add-on but gmail is not able to understand them.
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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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Import exponetial fixed width format data into Excel

I've received a bunch of text data files consiting of Lots of records (>30K/file) of 3 fields each of 5-place numbers in exponential format: s0.nnnnnEsee (where s is +/-, n is a digit and ee is the ...
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Macro to Import CSV files into Excel

I have a bunch of CSV files in a folder. I'd like to import each file into Excel using the 'Import from Text' tool by typing the name of the file into a cell. I then need to format all of the data ...
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Lightning: Importing “Tasks” from Outlook

The Problem: I am trying to migrate user from Outlook 2003 to Mozilla Thunderbird w/ Lighting extension. User kept important data stored as Tasks. While I can easily export Tasks from Outlook 2003 ...
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FileMaker Pro 11: import data from customer copy

I'm starting to make some changes to a FileMaker Pro 11 database for a customer. It's my first job on a FileMaker db. I need to work on the copy I got and after the work is completed, I'll have to ...
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Using Windows 7 libraries without automatic import into Media Player

Is it possible to use Windows 7 libraries for Music, Videos, Pictures and Documents, but selectively prevent images in the Pictures library (for instance) from being imported into Windows Media ...
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MS Project: How can I import tasks into a project that has already been started?

I am writing a feature to import tasks from an online bug tracking / project management tool into Microsoft Project, primarily for resource leveling. Currently I am importing all tasks in as Fixed ...
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I want execute in bacth via commandline REG IMPORT

When I try to execute this command: REG IMPORT myreg.reg I get access denied message, because I'm not administrator. However I don't want to open command line using run as administrator in visual ...
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Transfer Norton Identity Safe Data To Bitdefender Wallet?

Having had all my passwords in Norton Identity Safe, I exported them as a .csv form to import them into Bitdefender Wallet. After having uninstalled Norton 360, and installed Bitdefender, I saw that ...
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Opera 20 - bookmark importer option greyed out?

Does anyone know how to enable Opera 20's bookmark importer? It's in the main Opera dropdown, but it's greyed out. I have already enabled the bookmarks bar in Opera > Settings.
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Use NTFS HDD with FreeNAS

I'm making my old pc into a FreeNAS server to share my files in my home network. I have the server already up and running ok but I bumped into a problem when I tried to add 2 HDDs. For some years I ...
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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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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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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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Import Excel table in Visio 2013

I have an Excel that looks like this Shape1 Shape2 Connection_Description connection_color Shape1 Shape3 Connection_Description connection_color Shape2 Shape3 Connection_Description connection_color ...
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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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PowerPoint 2013 changes colors in imported PowerPoint 2010 presentation

I am helping someone out with an issue. They have Office/Powerpoint 2010 on their desktop. They will be out of town and have a company issued laptop with Office/Powerpoint 2013 on it. When we ...
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Import Firefox passwords into KeePassX or KeePass2

I have an XML export of my Firefox Passwords in the form (I replaced real passwords with *): <xml> <entries ext="Password Exporter" extxmlversion="1.1" type="saved" encrypt="false"> ...
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Excel 2010 won't remember password when importing data

After connecting an Excel workbook with an SQL server (within a company network, over a static IP address, using the data connection wizard within Excel), if I close the workbook and reopen it, it ...
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Opera Bookmarks to Chrome Malfunction

I am attempting to move my Opera bookmarks to Chrome. I created an HTML file for the bookmarks while I was in Opera. I looked at the new file, and saw that the bookmarks are there, but they are not ...
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Win8 Delete Files on Device when Importing

Win8 has the native "Import Photos and Videos" app but also has a similar functionality in the WinRT environment in the Photos application. The native application has an option to delete files on ...
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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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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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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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Tasks Vs. Tâches - Outlook 2003

I am working in a french IT environment and I have a lawyer here that his Outlook and Windows XP SP3 is in french. I changed his old laptop (English) for a new one (French). In Outlook 2003 on his ...
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How do I import a video from an old Sony digital tape HandyCam?

Some friends gave me their old HandyCam and a bunch of tapes asking me to put them on a DVD. The model is Sony DCR-TVR103 and it records onto Hi8 digital tapes. It has a Firewire port also. I am ...
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How to get openclipart support for inkscape?

There was a menu entry to import svg from openclipart.org in older Inkscape versions. But I can not find it in Inkscape 0.48.5 r10040 on a gentoo system. Is it required to install further ...
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How can I import an old set of quickmarks into vimperator? A manual copy that overwrites is set to default

C:\Users\me\vimperator\info\default\quickmarks is overwritten via the copy command with an older copy that has the quickmarks I want. I've verified this by looking at the older copy in a text ...
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SQL Server Error

I am getting the following error: Executing (Error) Messages Error 0xc02020a1: Data Flow Task 1: Data conversion failed. The data conversion for column "Base Unit of Measure " returned status value ...
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In Microsoft Access, can you refresh a table based on XML data?

I have an MS Access database. I have imported a table of data via XML URL. Periodically that XML data is updated and I'd like to replace all the data in the existing table with the new data. The ...
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Import Moodle in Aptana

I want to import Moodle in Patana, I go to local file system and right click on moodle folder (placed in xamp/htdocs) and select "Promote to Project". After that I set Connections of the added project ...
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Can I write a Macro to export data from Web?

I need to write a macro that can import data from the web (salesforce.com). Is it possible to pull data from the web through a macro? The data I will pull from salesforce.com, is a monthly task. Can a ...
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Importing an *offline* group of dynamic disks?

A modern ordinary Windows computer has a pair of simple mirrored dynamic disks (for example, 2 x 4TB disks with "create mirror" or "add mirror" used in the past). The disks were hot-unplugged by being ...
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Access to registry denied importing entries

I am trying to create a logon script for local users (there is no domain). So I have taken backups of the registries from baseline machines and I am trying to use them as the entries I want to apply. ...
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Importing files into iManage DeskSite

Is there a way for an Autonomy iManage user to mass import files into a workspace without having to click "save" for each file?
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Exchange 2007 import SMTP addresses to distribution group

Is there any way of importing SMTP addresses for a distribution group in exchange 2007? I have a list of email addresses (eg a@domain, b@domain...) in a csv which I want to add to the distribution ...
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Export-Import data in GnuCash

I'd like to take a huge number of transactions in an account, and copy them in another new set of accounts. I tried to export -> accounts and then in the new file import -> accounts and it ...
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Can I import my emails from Outlook 2010 to the Windows 8 mail app?

I'm getting ready to transfer everything to my new laptop which I am getting for Christmas. I am moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 and I would have liked to try and get the grips with the Mail app ...
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Cannot import ps file with the gimp

I'm trying to import a ps file into the gimp. It's a hand-written illustration that has been passed through ps2eps to add BoundingBox information. First sign of trouble is weird numbers in the ...
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How to bulk import Contacts to Google with thmbnails/avatars

I am importing multiple contacts (say 200 odd) into a Google account from a csv file. And this works perfectly with respect to email ids, phone numbers and addresses. My question is, is there a way to ...
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Windows certificate stores - what is registry store

I am trying to import a certificate in Windows Server 2008 using the Certificates snap-in of MMC. In the import wizard, while choosing the store to import the certificate, I checked the 'Show ...
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Import a certificate on Linux

I need help with importing a certificate on my Linux. here is the status : I have a linux Centos 6.4 server with Apache installed. On a windows server, i have BSF. This BSF is secured and in order to ...
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How to import outlook emails into Thunderbird, both on different systems?

I have folder(Outlook Express) of emails from outlook of other system. I need to import these emails to my system in Thunderbird. My system doesn't have Outlook. I only have copied folder of outlook ...
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Windows 8 and windows 7 dual boot sharing application

I have just installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I now have both Win7 and Win8. What I would like to ask about is that if there is any way to "import" things from Win7 to be used in Win8 - Taskbar ...