Mailing lists reside in your
Personal Address Book. To exchange these lists with other people (without sharing
your whole personal address book) follow these steps:
(Note that this is the on-campus procedure. Dialup procedure follows.)
on the Communicator menu and select Address Book
2.In the Address Book window, Click on the File menu then on New Address Book.Give the new address
book a name and click OK
3.Go to your Personal Address Book and locate the name of the mailing list you wish to share
- You've now created an empty address book into which you can copy your mailing list
5.With the new address book selected, click on the File menu and select Export
- Click on your new address book and make sure it contains the name of the mailing list as well as all the names on the list
1.Click on the Communicator menu and select Address
2.Select your Personal Address Book*
3.Click on the File menu and select Import
4.Choose the type of file to be imported (.ldif) and click Next
5.Find the file (<filename>.ldif), select it and click open.
6.The list and it's names should be added to your Personal Address Book*
*If you wish to keep the list and the names on it separate from the existing entries in your Personal
Address Book, create a new Address Book first then import the .ldif file to the new book.
Oakton Dialup Users:
The import function may not work on your home computer from the menu.
After you have followed the steps above for exporting an address book and saving it to a floppy, you can follow these
steps to import an address book at home.
On your home computer, Netscape NOT running:
should start. If it doesn't, find the icon or menu item for it and manually start
the program. You may work
With Netscape running, go to the Communicator menu and select Address Book. You'll see a new book on the list
by the same name as the one on you floppy. If you click the name of the new address book, you will see all the names in it.
You can now select names from this list and drag them into a previously existing address book (if you'd prefer to combine
books) or you can use the new address book as is.
all else fails (or even if it doesn't), here's a simple way of copying all
or some of the addresses from your work computer's personal address book to your
home computer's personal address book.
|Part One (To be done at work)|
If it isn't, scroll down the list and check your Drafts folder under Local Mail. If you find it in Local Mail/Drafts, you need to copy it to Drafts under borg so you can access it easily from home. (See instructions for moving files between folders.)
|Part Two (To be done at Home)|
You can change the information on this card or accept it as-is.
If the information (including the name of the address book) is correct, click the OK button. The first New Card window will close and the next one will appear.