[Libreoffice] Address Books

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 13:48:12 PST 2011

On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 3:05 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 10/21/2010 12:32 AM, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
>> On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 09:20:15 +0200, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
>>> I just compiled current LibO on Linux and I also see the THunderbird
>>> address book connection. I select it and what I get when trying to save
>>> the database is a dialog box saying:
>>>   "The connection to the data source "new database" could not be
>>>   established. No Mozilla/Seamonkey Address Book exists."
>> Actually one correction. I get the above dialog when selecting "File -> New
>> Database" and in the database wizard select "Connect to
>> existing database":"Mozilla address book".
>> When going through "File->Wizards->Address data source", I get a slightly
>> different selection of address book sources, among them
>> "Mozilla/Netscape" and "Thunderbird".
>> When selecting Mozilla/Netscape, I get the same error as above ("no
>> Mozilla/Seamonkey address book exists"). when I select Thunderbird, I
>> get to see my Thunderbird address books. So that would work in
>> principle.
>> But there are various things and inconsistencies: What is a
>> Mozilla/Netscape address book? Browser bookmarks? And how does a
>> "Mozilla" address book differ from a "Thunderbird" address book?
>> And why did I see "Mozilla address book" but not "Thunderbird" address
>> book in the new database wizard?
>> Overall the whole thing is very puzzling and unintuitive.
>> Sebastian
> The issue with SeaMonkey address books has been fixed in OOo m97. See:
> http://development.openoffice.org/releases/DEV300m97_snapshot.html
> http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=107809
> It would be great if this fix could be added to LO.

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