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Import the address book from the Public Beta System
My address book in 1.0 doesn't include all the names I setup running the beta. I tried using the "import" option but without success. Anyone done this ?

[Editor's note: See the comments for the easiest way to do this -- renaming one file!]
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Import the address book from the beta?
Authored by: bgg on Mar 26, '01 09:32:44PM

The MOSX Mail.app (really Address Book.app) keeps the address book in directories under ~/Library/Addresses/. The MOSXPB version kept them in a directory there called Favorites.addressBook; MOSX keeps them in Addresses.addressBook.

After some investigation, I found that the files used have the same format. When I moved my Favorites.addressBook to Addresses.addressBook, all my old aliases reappeared in the MOSX Mail.app. You should be able to do this using the Finder. It's probably a good idea to not be running Mail.app or Address Book.app while you make this change.

Ben.



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