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Can't import MBOX files

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I installed Thunderbird specifically to import/read MBOX files downloded from Gmail. I installed the add-on (ImportExport Tools NG). When I navigate to Tools / ImportExport Tools NG / Import mbox file, nothing happens. According to other websites, Thunderbird should open another dialog box at that point with several options, but I get nothin'. Any suggestions?

I installed Thunderbird specifically to import/read MBOX files downloded from Gmail. I installed the add-on (ImportExport Tools NG). When I navigate to Tools / ImportExport Tools NG / Import mbox file, nothing happens. According to other websites, Thunderbird should open another dialog box at that point with several options, but I get nothin'. Any suggestions?

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If you first select Local Folders in the Folder Pane, then Tools / ImportExport Tools NG / Import mbox file, do you see the window as in the attached picture? This is working in TB 60.8/W10.

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If you first select Local Folders in the Folder Pane, then Tools / ImportExport Tools NG / Import mbox file, do you see the window as in the attached picture? This is working in TB 60.8/W10.

If you first select Local Folders in the Folder Pane, then Tools / ImportExport Tools NG / Import mbox file, do you see the window as in the attached picture? This is working in TB 60.8/W10.
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Somehow the Local Folders selection made the difference . . . I got the dialog box shown (wasn't getting it yesterday), and now I have a boatload of old messages dating back to '08! Thank you!

Somehow the Local Folders selection made the difference . . . I got the dialog box shown (wasn't getting it yesterday), and now I have a boatload of old messages dating back to '08! Thank you!
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