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Language change, import messages and contacts from folders.

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Hello,

I had a reinstall of Windows 10. All my Thunderbird messages and contacts are stored on a data disc (not on the system disc).

1. I installed Thunderbird in the same location it was previously. It has been installed in Polish (I use English in Windows). How can I change the language? Download a language pack? (att 1)

2. I changed locations of e-mail folders, they have been imported successfully, but I cannot import contacts from the previous installation (where are they located?) 2a. I cannot import Outlook / Windows Mail Win Vista contacts stored in .contact files in a folder.

3. Can I append messages in .eml format from my 2012 PC to my email folder? 3a. How to convert Thunderbird compressed data in the message folders to single .eml messages?

Hello, I had a reinstall of Windows 10. All my Thunderbird messages and contacts are stored on a data disc (not on the system disc). 1. I installed Thunderbird in the same location it was previously. It has been installed in Polish (I use English in Windows). How can I change the language? Download a language pack? (att 1) 2. I changed locations of e-mail folders, they have been imported successfully, but I cannot import contacts from the previous installation (where are they located?) 2a. I cannot import Outlook / Windows Mail Win Vista contacts stored in .contact files in a folder. 3. Can I append messages in .eml format from my 2012 PC to my email folder? 3a. How to convert Thunderbird compressed data in the message folders to single .eml messages?

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Matt
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have a look at these two add-ons. The first imports and exports mail and second allows import and export of address books.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/importexporttools/

https://freeshell.de//~kaosmos/morecols-en.html

You get the language version you want here. (normally accessed from the system and languages link on the main download page) https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/

have a look at these two add-ons. The first imports and exports mail and second allows import and export of address books. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/importexporttools/ https://freeshell.de//~kaosmos/morecols-en.html You get the language version you want here. (normally accessed from the system and languages link on the main download page) https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/all/

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The first add-on does not work, because ThBird still wants to import contacts from a program, not from a folder. ...or I cannot find it in the menu.

The second one (more functions) is an .xpi file. Where should I put it? Into 'extensions' folder?

The first add-on does not work, because ThBird still wants to import contacts from a program, not from a folder. ...or I cannot find it in the menu. The second one (more functions) is an .xpi file. Where should I put it? Into 'extensions' folder?
Matt
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The first one import mail.... That is what I said.

Then I suggest you read https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-addon-thunderbird

The first one import mail.... That is what I said. Then I suggest you read https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-addon-thunderbird

Question owner

Ok, the add-on "more functions" is active. I imported all mail from folders, but nothing changed in contacts.

The add-on is active only in the main menu, not in address book menu.

I tried to import contacts simpler. I Changed the location of Windows 'Contacts' folder. Now the target is the proper folder with contacts. Thunderbird did not see the change. The address book is empty. Have I missed something? How to tell Thunderbird where are the contacts?

Ok, the add-on "more functions" is active. I imported all mail from folders, but nothing changed in contacts. The add-on is active only in the main menu, not in address book menu. I tried to import contacts simpler. I Changed the location of Windows 'Contacts' folder. Now the target is the proper folder with contacts. Thunderbird did not see the change. The address book is empty. Have I missed something? How to tell Thunderbird where are the contacts?