u...@domain.invalid schrieb:
> Ray_Net wrote:
>> u...@domain.invalid wrote:
>>> Martin Feitag wrote:
>>>> u...@domain.invalid schrieb:
>>>>> Daniel wrote:
>>>>>> Eric wrote:
>>>>>>> u...@domain.invalid wrote:
>>>>>>>> Martin Feitag wrote:
>>>>>>>>> u...@domain.invalid schrieb:
>>>>>>>>>> Martin Feitag wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>> Eric schrieb:
>>>>>>>>>>>> Martin Feitag wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> u...@domain.invalid schrieb:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >> abook.mab
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> See<http://seamonkey.ilias.ca/profilefaq/#transferring_addresses>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> This link/site says:
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> To restore that data in a new location, open the SeaMonkey
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> address
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> book window, so SeaMonkey creates it's own abook.mab
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> file. Close
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> SeaMonkey and replace the newly created abook.mab with your
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> saved
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> one.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> To restore additional address books, use the Import menu to
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> import
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> LDIF files you saved.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> regards
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hi Martin (and Chris),
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have the link, and tried hard to follow it, but I must
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> be doing
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> something wrong. I tried dragging, transferring, etc., but I
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> cannot
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> move
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> my abook. to my SeaMonkey address book. I tried copying,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> and then
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> pasting, but the "paste" is always grayed out and
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> non-functional.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I would be most grateful if either of you could walk me
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> through the
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> steps that I must take to get these hundreds of addresses
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> into my
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> SeaMonkey address book.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks again,
>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Mort
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Hello Mort,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> you need to open the Seamonkey addressbook-window just once
>>>>>>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>>>>>>> then
>>>>>>>>>>>>> close ALL seamonkey windows. It needs to be completely closed.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Afterwards you need to open the directory of your old
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Seamonkey-profile and copy the abook.mab file. Then paste it
>>>>>>>>>>>>> into the
>>>>>>>>>>>>> new profile-folder.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> All this is done within windows while Seamnkey is closed,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> not in
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Seaonkey itself and not while Seamonkey is open as the files
>>>>>>>>>>>>> would be
>>>>>>>>>>>>> in use then.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Good luck!
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>>>>>>>> Why don't you just google Mozilla Backup from Jasnapak? and
>>>>>>>>>>>> install it
>>>>>>>>>>>> on both computers. Then copy the backup file to a thumb drive,
>>>>>>>>>>>> CD, DVD
>>>>>>>>>>>> or however you want to get the backup file to another
>>>>>>>>>>>> computer the
>>>>>>>>>>>> restore it to the new computer?
>>>>>>>>>>>> Eric
>>>>>>>>>>> This involves copying anyway, so it doesn't really matter if he
>>>>>>>>>>> copies
>>>>>>>>>>> a backup or the abook directly ;-P
>>>>>>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>>>>>> Hi again,
>>>>>>>>>> I opened up and tried every "profile" on my hard drive, and
>>>>>>>>>> could not
>>>>>>>>>> move the abook.mab to my SeaMonkey address book. I tried
>>>>>>>>>> dragging,
>>>>>>>>>> to no
>>>>>>>>>> avail. I clicked on copy, but then paste was all grayed out. So
>>>>>>>>>> near and
>>>>>>>>>> yet so far. I have my e-mail set up so that as I send out a
>>>>>>>>>> message, its
>>>>>>>>>> address is automatically added to my SeaMonkey address book.
>>>>>>>>>> However, my
>>>>>>>>>> hundreds of important oldaddresses are still sitting there on my
>>>>>>>>>> h.d. in
>>>>>>>>>> narrative form.
>>>>>>>>> I'm repeating myself but just to make things clear: you are not
>>>>>>>>> supposed to drag it on your seamonkey addessbook. You are supposed
>>>>>>>>> to drag/copy it from a folder to another folder in windows itsself
>>>>>>>>> (from your old profile to your new profile).
>>>>>>>>> This is just normal copying of a file, it does _not_ involve a
>>>>>>>>> running seamonkey at that time. Have you done exactly that?
>>>>>>>>> regards
>>>>>>>>> Martin
>>>>>>>> Hi Martin,
>>>>>>>> I appreciate your help and patience. I did try to take your advice
>>>>>>>> re. old and new SeaMonkey profiles in Windows XP with SeaMonkey
>>>>>>>> closed. The closest I came is to find a "SeaMonkey Profile Manager"
>>>>>>>> which said:
>>>>>>>> Available Profiles:
>>>>>>>> default
>>>>>>>> Mort
>>>>>>>> Mort app
>>>>>>>> Mort app ff
>>>>>>>> Mort local ff
>>>>>>>> My usual user name is Mort. Right clicking gives nothing, and left
>>>>>>>> clicking on any of these just opens SeaMonkey. I simply cannot find
>>>>>>>> my profiles (old, new?) to copy the abook.mab to.As things are, the
>>>>>>>> old abook.mab file on my hard drive is in narrative form and
>>>>>>>> thereby
>>>>>>>> almost useless. The current SeaMonkey Address Book has only
>>>>>>>> about 30
>>>>>>>> recent addresses.
>>>>>>>> Thanks again.
>>>>>>>> Mort
>>>>>>>> P.S. For some reason, my laptop refuses to copy sent messages, to
>>>>>>>> this group only, to my sent folder, and gives my sender name as
>>>>>>>> invalid or similar. It works to all other recipients. Weird.
>>>>>>> Yes it involves copying, but the interface is usually cleaner.
>>>>>>> Mort,
>>>>>>> If you back up all the profiles and transfer them, then you you
>>>>>>> should have everything moved from one computer to the other.
>>>>>>> What you are looking for is a file folder with .slz file extension,
>>>>>>> however that changes from installation to installation, and for some
>>>>>>> unknown reason, I've seen through out many newsgroups, the files
>>>>>>> don't play well together.
>>>>>>> I wish you luck in your future attempts.
>>>>>>> Eric
>>>>>> and, of course, Mort, Eric meant the file extension to be .slt and
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> changes he talks about are that the file name maybe something like
>>>>>> fxgjht5j.slt in one case and something like dsf67kgh.slt in the other
>>>>>> installation. No great problem.
>>>>>> Daniel
>>>>> Hi Daniel and Eric,
>>>>> Thanks again for the further help. I'll pursue it as per your
>>>>> suggestions, and if not successful, I'll have to quit.
>>>>> Mort
>>>> Have a look here: http://seamonkey.ilias.ca/profilefaq/
>>>> It lists all common profile locations.
>>>> regards
>>>> Martin
>>> Hi Martin,
>>> Thanks. I've been to that site, but it did not help. I have an old
>>> address book sitting on my hard drive with abook.mab,in narrative
>>> form, not apparently in any folder or profile.I cannot drag it or
>>> copy and paste it into my current SeaMonkey Address Book. I've tried
>>> every imaginable method, with no success.
>>> Mort
>> Mine is here:
>> C:\Documents and Settings\RAY\Application
>> Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\gt6bfqi6.slt\abook.mab
> Hi Ray,
> I found my equivalent folder to yours, and it has lots of stuff in it,
> but 2 items are absent: SeaMonkey, and Address Book. So, once more, I
> have an old address book file in narrative form under abook.mab on my
> hard drive. I have a recent address book in SeaMonkey, in + and _ form,
> with only about 30 addresses in it. I have tried every way imaginable to
> move the old address book file abook.mab into the new address book in
> SeaMonkey, but it won't move; it won't drag, it won't paste after
> copying, and I'm stuck.
> Thanks again.
> Mort

Take your abook.mab from your harddrive and copy it.
Then open the directory of your new Seamoney profile and paste the file

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