u...@domain.invalid schrieb:
> Martin Feitag wrote:
>> 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
>> there.
>> Martin
> Hi,
> Thanks again. As I said before, the "paste" is grayed out and won't
> respond, so I can copy but it won't paste.
> Mort

Can you copy any other file to that folder?
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