Re: [SLE] Kmail files
From: Leendert Meyer (leen.meyer_at_home.nl)
To: email@example.com Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 01:18:11 +0200
On Sunday 31 October 2004 00:21, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On Friday 29 October 2004 3:48 am, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> > And the Kmail FAQ is part of the Kmail handbook.
> > This is also the case with the location of the Kaddressbook data: It is
> > in the KAddressbook handbook.
> > But who reads manuals or handbooks, or even FAQ's?
> <Alt>-<F2> http://kmail.kde.org/
> well, I looked there and under knail-HELP-HANDBOOK.
> I'm looking for info on email groups. I pulled in my addressbook from my
> windows email program, ( CSV file) and it did bring in my groups, but I'm
> not sure I understand how to modify these groups. They seem to have these
> "\" slash characters imbedded in the names.. ah, I see now that
> kaddressbook has it's OWN handbook, I didn't think to look under the
> addressbook for a handbook, I figured it was part of Kmail... yet I still
> don't see anything about groups.
Sorry, I can't help you with this. I can't remember the last time when I used
Windows, let alone Outlook or its addressbook...
BTW, if the CSV format is not the right one for you, try another format.
Perhaps you need to be a bit creative, and take one or more intermediate
steps (e.g. use another program to convert to format X, and use KAddressBook
to import format X...).
Try importing as VCard. I see a 'CATEGORIES:'-field in my addressbook list,
and I have several categories in my addressbook. Now the question is how to
get to that format... ;)
> > Nobody.
This was meant ironical. ;) Of course there are people who read FAQ's and
manuals (I am one of them), but sometimes I get the feeling of somebody s?he
doesn't (please don't take this personal).
> > That's why the same questions come up over and over again.
Well, I hope that by mentioning 'FAQ' and 'manual', and that one can actually
find some answers in those things, people will look there first to find an
But it can help to ask better questions.
> isn't that why this group is here? if you only answered questions ONCE, the
> group would have died years ago.
New software -> new problems -> new questions
And newbies do not always know where to look, or where to look first, or how
to search. It's like moving into a new city: over time one gets to know his
> It was the same on the TB list ( TheBat!)
> email list I'm on, except now I answer the same questions I was asking 2
> years ago ;)
Hmm... sounds familiar... ;)
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