[jp] Evolution and Jpilot

Adam Richard g4c9z at unb.ca
Sun Jan 30 20:53:30 EST 2005


Quoting Olaf Schulz <jpilot at village.in-berlin.de>:

> Hallo Luke,
> am Fri, 21.01.2005 um  1:02 h -0500 schriebst Du:
> > Hello everyone,
> > 	Can anyone tell me how to get my address book out of evolution (ver 2)
> > and into jpilot?  Thanks
> 
> Jpilot can both import and export CVS (comma separated values) files. To find
> out the correct format (columns etc) you might put a new address entry into
> Jpilot and export it to CVS.
> 
> If evolution exports a different CVS format you could reformat that file
> either by piping it through 
>   awk -F , -v OFS=',' '{print $2,$1,$4,$3,$4}'
> ($1,$2,.. being the input fields in ascending order, and the output order in
> the print statement}
> 
> or by using a spreadsheet program (any program should do as long as it can
> re-order coulmns).
> 
> Olaf

Actually, what about just syncing Evolution with your Palm to get it out, and syncing
with J-Pilot to get it in?  Unless you're just using the programs as address book, etc.
and don't have a Palm.



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