Import contacts

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Jul 18 14:25:12 CEST 2008

On Friday 18 July 2008, Markus Schlichting wrote:
> Am Freitag, 18. Juli 2008 07:14:13 schrieb Curtis Vaughan:
> > I use Thunderbird for Email. I want to export my contacts from the
> > Address Book and import them to FR. I don't see any instructions on how
> > to do that. In fact, the only solutions seem to be for me to import my
> > contacts into Evolution or (god forbid) Outlook and then export them from
> > there.
> > Is there no other solution?
> Is it possible to export Thunderbird Contacts as VCF files ? I don't use
> thunderbird regulary, but I think it is, so you can use
> http://http// to import your
> contacts. Used it to copy my contact from kontact :-)

Kontact is nice like that, but it helps that it uses vCard natively. 
Thunderbird doesn't - you can export to LDIF, CSV or tab-delimited. At 
present the solutions seem to be to use a roundabout route or write some 

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