Importing Contacts To Horde Webmail

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2018-07-16 5:14 am EST
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Hi I am having problems importing contacts from CSV to horde address book.

I click on the list and it asks me to pair from the headers in first column only if I untick the box saying "Does the first row contain the field names? If yes, check this box:". so I do this and then I pair the ones I want to import and it only imports whats in the first column??

How do I get it to import all contacts and associated fields into my address book without this happening?

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carlosd
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355 Points
2018-07-16 11:14 am EST
Hello!

Thanks for posting your question regarding importing contacts into the Horde Webmail application using a CSV formatted file. I was unable to locate any specifications or examples of the proper format for a CSV import using Horde.

I recommend manually creating an Address Book entry and then exporting that to a CSV file (using Horde of course) in order to know the proper formatting to import accordingly.

I hope this helps!
Sincerely,
Carlos D

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I am also having an issue importing contacts using CSV. When pairing importing fields and the available fields I only see a selection for one email. Some of my contacts have multiple email addresses.
RyanBrown
3 Points

2018-07-16 2:03 pm EST
Yes, it appears that the default configuration of Horde's Address Book entry is to only allow one (1) email address per contact.

I have not tested, but did find this post in cPanel's forums regarding a change to Horde's configuration and a script that can be run to increase the email count to three (3). If root access is required though it would not be possible to modify this on a Web Hosting Hub server.

Importing a CSV requires a very specific "pattern". I recommend exporting an example entry to familiarize yourself with this "pattern" and the fields that should appear in your CSV.
carlosd
355 Points
Staff
2018-07-16 2:24 pm EST
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