From: Brady, Padraig (Padraig.Brady at domain compaq.com)
Date: Wed 02 Feb 2000 - 16:48:37 GMT
Use a well known intermediate format,
or more specifically one that MS exports
and NS imports. CSV is the obvious one
that comes to mind (I'm not sure if MS
can export its address book in CVS).
If you can get a text version of the MS
address book, then it should be quite
easy to make a correct CVS file from it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ray at domain phbrink.ie [mailto:ray at domain phbrink.ie]
> Sent: 02 February 2000 16:43
> To: ilug at domain linux.ie
> Subject: [ILUG] Converting Address books
> Hi ..
> Quick question
> I've convinced my MD here to take a Linux box as his desktop
> (hurray). There are no problems setting him up to access all the stuff
> which he would normally use such as attached word docs, Mail
> netaccess &
> NT file services etc etc.
> The only thing which I'm not aware of is a nice "simple" solution to
> exporting his Microsoft internet Mail address book to something which
> Netscape under Linux will like. I can select the entire
> address book out &
> paste it into a text file & then manually update the Netscape
> address book
> but I'd rather not have to do it this way.
> Suggestions are welcome from anybody who's done this before
> Ray ...
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