Note : More recent versions of Pegasus can import tab-ascii directly, you only need to use this site for varients of tab-ascii below.
The input file is a tab or comma separated ascii file, which can be produced by a spreadsheet, database, and perhaps some mail programs. It contains a number of columns. Only the first is necessary. all other columns are optional, but must be there, even if empty, if a column to the right is being used.
Spry users, ignore all the instructions below, just point the Browse button to the "spry.als" file in the Spry directory and start the process.
Juno users. Use your ".nv" file as input.
.mailrc conversions. If you know what.mailrc is, you don't neet detailed instructions. Just be sure to ftp the file as ascii.
Compuserve recently made available a download address book add-on that enables the user to do a number of things with their address book files, including EXPORT them. Use GO:UKHF and look in the essentials for Win 3.1 file library for ABM_INST.exe . When the export option is chosen, the resulting dialogue box allows you to chose different delimiting options, including any keyboard characters or tabs. Use the tab option, and then use a spreadsheet to re-arrange the columns To help Compuserve users, addresses in the Compuserve format are converted to the correct Internet format.
Donald Lessau has posted
AddressBook 1.0 -- Win95 32-bit FREEware, (c) 1998 by Donald Lessau
AddressBook 1.0 is a small tool that converts your Compuserve address book into your Eudora address book.
from Eudora you can convert it to other formats using this site.
download here (sweet 11 KB): http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/xbeat/Download/AddressBook.zip
More ware here http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/xbeat/ware.htm
Two Examples:Using only column 1
In the following columns, as many as needed, put the names of any mailing lists (address list, distribution lists, etc.) that you want this address to be included in.
You can look at a sample input file to clarify the above instructions.
A note on mailing lists: Mailing lists can contain other lists. For example the list "extended family" may contain the lists "parents", "grandparents", "siblings", "aunts/uncles", etc. This input does not give you the opportunity to do this, you will have to do it after importing into Pegasus. You will automatically get a list with the alias "everybody" which has in it (as you guessed) everybody on the file.
Pegasus stores its addresses in multiple files. When you get output from this process, you will have to open a text editor, use copy and paste create and save files as instructed. The files should be saved to C:\Pmail\Mail for Windows users, and System Folder:Pegasus Mail vXXXX:Mail for Mac users.To import the address book file that you saved to a Pegasus addresses book
Important Because of the way that Pegasus saves the distribution files, only the first 8 characters of the Eudora group nickname can be used. This may cause a collision (i.e two lists with the same name). You will notice this when you are instructed to create two files with the same name. If this happens, you will have to go back to Eudora and change one of the group nicknames. Don't forget to change any references to that nickname.Now press the Start Process button.
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