Address book in Mail OK, gone in system Address Book

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  1. Seedouble macrumors newbie

    Seedouble

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    May 11, 2005
    #1
    Hi,

    I can see my addresses when I create a new message and click the addresses button in Mail. However, if I open Address Book, there is nothing there. It seems a little strange that they show up in Mail, but not in Address book.
    I deleted one of my users a while ago, which may or may not be the problem. I'm running panther, by the way.

    Is there a way i can get them back from Mail? export them or something?

    - Seedouble
     
  2. Lixivial macrumors 6502a

    Lixivial

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    #2
    This may have changed with Tiger's Mail.app, but, I believe this should work...

    Right click the "All" item and click "Export Group vCard..."
    Import this into Address Book by going to
    File -> Import -> vCards (or pressing command-O) in AB.

    This should allow you to import them back into AB. Conversely, you can also right click each individual contact and export them that way.
     
  3. Seedouble thread starter macrumors newbie

    Seedouble

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