[kdepim-users] KAddress Book entries not showing up in KMail

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Thu Mar 25 18:06:45 GMT 2010

On Thursday 25 March 2010 17:40:10 John Aldrich wrote:
> Hello, all...
> I'm having some severe frustration because although KAddressBook still
> exists, KMail ignores it. Sure I can create a new email from KAB, but if I
> want to forward an existing email to a KAB contact, there's no way to do
> that currently, other than manually typing in the email address.
As you have already been told, advice on getting your addressbook recognised 
is on http://userbase.kde.org/KAddressBook

> I have come to the conclusion that the KDEPIM developers released the new
> KDEPIM/KMail before they had the ability to update the internal KMail
> address book. I'm wondering if there is some magical tool to get new VCF
> files imported into the address book, as just placing them in the contacts
> folder (~/.local/share/contacts) doesn't work. :-(
Hardly surprising.  Whatever gave you the idea that it would?

> Any idea when we'll have an interface between KAB and KMail again or a
> replacement for KAB?

And I have come to the conclusion that if you stuck with one thread, on one 
mailing list, and followed the advice given your problems might have been 
solved by now.

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