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<articleinfo id="importwizardinfo">

<title>The &i18n-importwizard; Handbook</title>

<authorgroup>
<author>
<personname>
<firstname>Laurent</firstname>
<surname>Montel</surname>
</personname>
<email>montel@kde.org</email>
</author>
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</authorgroup>

<copyright>
<year>2013</year>
<holder>Laurent Montel</holder>
</copyright>

<date>2016-07-27</date>
<releaseinfo>5.3.40 (Applications 16.08)</releaseinfo>

</articleinfo>

<sect1 id="introduction">
<title>Introduction</title>

<para>&i18n-importwizard; allows to import emails, settings, addressbook and calendar data detected in
your user account from the following mailers:</para>

<para>
<application>Trojit√°</application>, <application>Evolution 1.x - 3.x</application>,
<application>OS X Mail</application>, <application>Opera</application>,
<application>Sylpheed</application>, <application>Thunderbird/Mozilla</application>,
<application>The Bat!</application>, <application>Outlook Express</application>,
<application>Balsa</application>, <application>Pegasus-Mail</application>,
and <application>Claws Mail</application>
</para>

<para>Additionally you can use the manual import for <application>KMail Archive</application>,
<application>mbox (Unix, Evolution)</application>, &kmail; Maildirs, <application>Icedove</application>,
<application>Lotus Notes</application>, <application>Plain Text</application>
and <application>Mailman</application> Archives.
</para>

<para>
If no mail data are detected automatically then click on <guibutton>Manual Selection</guibutton>
in the start window and use the <link linkend="manual-import">Manual Import</link> features.
</para>

<para>You can start &i18n-importwizard; directly from the application launcher or from &kmail;
with <menuchoice><guimenu>Tools</guimenu><guimenuitem>Import Wizard</guimenuitem></menuchoice>
for automatic detection or from &kmail; with <menuchoice><guimenu>File</guimenu>
<guimenuitem>Import Messages</guimenuitem></menuchoice> for manual import.
</para>

<note>
<para>Close &kmail; before importing data. Some plugins will modify &kmail;'s configuration file.</para>
</note>

<para>For information about other utilities to import mails please read the
<ulink url="help:/pimsettingexporter">PIM Setting Exporter</ulink> handbook.</para>

<sect2 id="detected-mailers">
<title>Detected Mail Applications</title>

<para>At startup the import wizard will detect all supported email applications,
and list them for you in the window. Select the email application you want to import from,
and click the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button. The wizard will then ask if you want to import everything,
or give you options to select which types of materials you want to import.</para>

<screenshot>
<screeninfo>Import Selection</screeninfo>
  <mediaobject>
    <imageobject>
      <imagedata fileref="import-selection.png" format="PNG"/>
    </imageobject>
    <textobject>
      <phrase>Import Selection</phrase>
    </textobject>
    <caption>
      <para>Import Selection</para>
    </caption>
  </mediaobject>
</screenshot>

<para>Depending on your selections in the materials to import screen,
you will see one or more of the following screens:</para>

<itemizedlist>

<listitem><para>To import mail messages, you need to
select the folder you want your email messages to import into. 
Once selected, click the <guibutton>Import Mails</guibutton> button.
Once the progress bar reaches 100%, click the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button, 
or the <guibutton>Finish</guibutton> button, if this was your last material 
selection.</para></listitem>

<listitem><para>To import mail filters, click the <guibutton>Import
Filters</guibutton> button and it will import any filters it found, once finished click 
the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button, or the <guibutton>Finish</guibutton> button, 
if this was your last material selection.</para></listitem>

<listitem><para>To import settings, click the <guibutton>Import
Settings</guibutton> button. The wizard will ask you some questions &eg; which folder 
to use for account folders that do not exist. The wizard will also create your identity. 
Once complete, click the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button, or the <guibutton>Finish</guibutton> 
button, if this was your last material selection.</para></listitem>

<listitem><para>To import address books or calendars, click the <guibutton>Import
address book</guibutton> or <guibutton>Import Calendar</guibutton> button, and it
will import all address books or calendars it finds.
Once complete, click the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button.</para></listitem>
</itemizedlist>

<para>Click the <guibutton>Finish</guibutton> button to complete and exit the wizard. 
If at any time you wish to end the wizard, you can click the <guibutton>Cancel</guibutton> 
button.</para>

</sect2>

<sect2 id="manual-import">
<title>Manual Import</title>

<para>
<screenshot>
<screeninfo>Manual Import</screeninfo>
  <mediaobject>
    <imageobject>
      <imagedata fileref="manual-import.png" format="PNG" />
    </imageobject>
  </mediaobject>
</screenshot>
</para>

<note><para> Please make sure that you compact your folders in the other email client.</para></note>
<para>Select your previous email program from the drop down box. The center text area of the dialog will update
 with special instructions (if applicable), and the known location of email message storage for that application.
 Follow these instructions, then select the folder you wish to import your messages to.</para>
<para>If you want to remove duplicate messages, check <guilabel>Remove duplicate messages during import</guilabel>.
 A file select dialog will pop up and you need to select the file/folder noted in the instructions.
 Click the <guibutton>Next</guibutton> button to complete the import. When the import is finished you
 can click the <guibutton>Back</guibutton> button to import from another application or the <guibutton>Finish</guibutton> button to exit.
</para>
</sect2>

</sect1>

<sect1 id="credits">

<title>Credits and License</title>

<para>&i18n-importwizard;</para>
<para>
Program copyright 2013 Laurent Montel montel@kde.org
</para>
<para>Section Manual Import is a modified copy of the KMailCVT handbook</para>
<para>
Documentation Copyright &copy; 2013 Laurent Montel montel@kde.org
and Scarlett Clark scarlett@scarlettgatelyclark.com
</para>

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&underFDL;               <!-- FDL: do not remove -->
&underGPL;        	 <!-- GPL License -->
</sect1>

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