[QtExtended] Delete all contacts on sim/export to sim/import from sim

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Fri Apr 24 21:39:24 CEST 2009

On 24/4/09 10:53 PM, Franky Van Liedekerke wrote:
> Hi all,
> it seems qtextended by default imports all contacts from SIM (wether
> or not you want it). If the contact was already in the addressbook
> (like in my case: I first imported my VCF file), it tries to merge the
> two, but this sometimes fails (mostly because the name is shorter on
> the sim than on the phone).
> End result: 2 contacts in the list with the same number, but one with
> a shorter name ...
> Even the logic for updating the SIM is flawed: I have 200 contacts on
> SIM (the maximum here), and these get imported. But when I try to edit
> a contact that's imported from SIM, I get a warning that the SIM is
> full and the contact can't be saved on the SIM, even though the
> contact is on the SIM (this can be a simple bug, though).
> So my question is: can I prevent this automatic import from SIM
> contacts (make it optional via a config file or so)? Or is there a way
> to delete all contacts on the SIM via the qtextended interface (I
> might have overlooked something)?
> Ideally, I would have 2 options: "export all to sim", "import all from
> sim". No intelligent logic when a contact gets updated, that the SIM
> needs updating as well ...
> I don't care about merging and stuff, and my current SonyEricsson P900
> does it like that as well :-)
I believe 4.2 used to be like that, with a menu entry for sim 
import/export, but someone thought that too convenient.

Please add to trak and I can look at reimplementing this, as it really 
bugs me too.

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