On Thursday 25 March 2010 19:00:49 Anne Wilson wrote:
On Thursday 25 March 2010 17:50:25 Jan Simonson wrote:
> torsdag 25 mars 2010 skrev John Aldrich:
> > Is there ANY way to get KMail / KDEPIM to read KAddress Book? If not,
> > how the heck are we supposed to create new address entries for KMail?
> > I've followed the how-to in
> > http://userbase.kde.org/Akonadi_and_AddressBook
and I have everything
> > set up as indicated there, but whenever I create a new entry in
> > KAddress book, it never shows up in KMail when trying to browse for an
> > address. What are we supposed to do, go through each and every entry
> > in our KAddress Book and export them to VCF files and move them into
> > the new directory so that KDEPIM can magically find them?
That's what the migrator does - and if you have that directory and it has
vcf file there, it's done its work. Try
To get a clear picture of my contacts after the migration I:
1) removed all "recently used addresses" in KMail (Settings -> Configure
-> Composer -> Edit Recent Addresses ...)
2) Disable the 'old' Default Address book in KDE Resources (after adding the
3) Restart KMail to be sure no old addresses are left in memory.
4) (Re)moved all files in ~/.kde/share/apps/kabc
I'm not sure if it's necessary, but I like to clean up old, not used stuff :-)
Hope this helps.
> Check the messages in the thread "address book problems". Anne's
> there fixed the same problem for me.
Since then, in the light of what we found, I've updated the userbase pages.
Hopefully the new version is clearer.
And please, Jan, if you want people to help, mind your manners. Insulting
people never helps.