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Importing addressbooks from other programs

You may have addressbooks from another programs which you would like to import into Ezian.  This is easily done using the Ezian Addressbook Import feature.  If you click Name, whether on the blank entry at the top of the Addressbook or on any name or group, one of the choices is Import.  The example following is what would be seen if you clicked Name when selecting a Group named Work. Importing any address list will always display what has been imported into the Ezian Addressbook as a new Group.  In the example here it would be a new Group inside the Group Work.

Clicking the import button shows this screen with its own on-screen instructions.  Choose which of the choices would be your source for the address book you wish to import.

Eudora allows you to import directly from their address book. Just navigate to the addressbook file in your Eudora directory and select it. 

Internet Explorer has an export feature which saves their address book to a file in a CSV (Comma Separated Values) format.  You first must do that following the Ezian on-screen instructions.  Once that file has been saved, then clicking Import will show you a file navigation panel so that you can select the file you named.

Netscape has an export feature which saves their address book as LDIF (LDAP Data Interchange Format).  You must do that first from inside Netscape following the on-screen instructions.  Then clicking Import in Ezian will show you a file navigation panel so that you can select the file you saved when in Netscape.  Other Email programs will also save in the LDIF format, so if you have one which does that, then choose the LDIF file selection and click Import.

No matter which of the sources you get your address book from, it will be brought into Ezian displayed in a new group.  Those addresses will now be available to you to use for sending mail.  The group is placed at the location of the cursor in the Ezian address book, and will be named according to your source.  For example, the LDIF import will say LDIF as the Ezian addressbook group name.  Just select that new group and click Name to rename it to whatever you prefer.