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IN thunderbird how do I simply add a recipient to an address book

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I wish to add a lot of new recipients to my address book With other email programs I have used there is a simple button that says "add Sender to address book" without having type in the the name and email address How is this done in Thunderbird when I try I get a pane that requires me to type in each category

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Click the grey star next to the sender's address in the Header Pane to add it to Personal Address Book. Click it again to edit the details or add to a different address book (see picture). The star will turn yellow to indicate it's in an address book.

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I have a star next to the name in the 'from' field from an email that I received. That star is not blue (not filled), but when I click on it, nothing happens. Not added to the addressbook, not being made blue, nothing. Help?!

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