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HOW TO EXPORT E MAIL FROM SEA MONKEY TO MY DESKTOP

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 9:34 am

Anyone know how I can EXPORT all of my e mail from my SEA MONKEY to my desktop? I see where I can IMPORT it but not EXPORT it.

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 11:14 am

How is the account set up in SeaMonkey, as POP or IMAP?

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 11:27 am

POP, Dan. I see where I can IMPORT but can't find how to EXPORT!!

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 12:12 pm

There is no export function. The import is there to enable users to migrate from a previous email client to SeaMonkey. If it is necessary to migrate to still another client, the import function of that program would be used.

What's your purpose in seeking to export messages? To save them for archival purposes purposes or something else?

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 1:01 pm

I am thinking about importing the SEA MONKEY e mails (IN BOX, SENT etc) into my Mac MAIL account if possible. That's why I want to know how to do this if possible. Thanks

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 1:24 pm


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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 3:14 pm

Thanks but it says this:

NOTE: Eudora Mailbox Cleaner is a PowerPC application and requires Rosetta to run on Intel machines. This means that Eudora Mailbox Cleaner will not run on systems with MacOS X 10.7 (Lion) or higher

Any other ideas?

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Post Posted September 30th, 2016, 5:54 pm

Actually I see when I['m in Mac Mail I can go to IMPORT but the problem is that I have no idea where to find MAIL in SM. I DID find some mail there but not the SENT and others I was looking for. Anyone know where these are located!!

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 4:06 am

This article identifies the default location of the SeaMonkey profile folder -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_SeaMonkey
The files will have the names of the folders in Thunderbird (e.g. Sent) with no file name extension.

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 6:43 am

Thanks a lot Dan. I will work n this later as I have to go out now. Thanks for your help!

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 1:58 pm

Dan. Well here's the latest. Thanks to you I did find where my mail is on my computer ( ~/Library/Application Support/SeaMonkey/Profiles/********.<Profile name> ) but when I go to Apple MAIL and click IMPORT I can't get to the LIBRARY.

I have talked to APPLE and my server and they haven't been able to help. If only SEA MONKEY had an EXPORT function then that would be great but they don't as they only have IMPORT.

Do you have any other suggestions?

Many thanks.

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 3:27 pm

wwe wrote: when I go to Apple MAIL and click IMPORT I can't get to the LIBRARY.

Two ways around that -
1) Completely quit SeaMonkey; then, in Finder, copy the folders from the profile folder to someplace not hidden.
*or*
2) There should be a keystroke for MacOS to show hidden files. Use it when in the file picker, and Library should become visible.
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 3:51 pm

OK, I did that and have copied the folders but where should I place them now so that when I click IMPORT in Apple Mail they will be found?

Thanks again.

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 4:38 pm

Anywhere that you can access in the file picker will do. From there, you get to choose.
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!

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Post Posted October 1st, 2016, 10:45 pm

Thanks.

What I've come up with are these but I don't think a lot of them are what I want are they? I mean what does the msf, sbd , etc mean?

Drafts.msf
Inbox
Inbox.msf
MORE OLD COMCAST E MAILS
MORE OLD COMCAST E MAILS.msf
MORE OLD COMCAST E MAILS.sbd
msgFilterRules.dat
NEW paul@
NEW paul@.msf
OLD COMCAST E MAILS
OLD COMCAST E MAILS.msf
OLD COMCAST E MAILS.sbd
OLD COMCAST SENT E MAILS
OLD COMCAST SENT E MAILS.msf
OLD COMCAST SENT E MAILS.sbd
Sent
Sent.msf
Templates
Templates.msf
Trash
Trash.msf
Trash.sbd
Unsent Messages
Unsent Messages.msf

And I am still not sure how to get whatever ones I need say on my desktop!

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