Evolution 2.22.1: Unable to see hidden fields when importing

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu May 8 00:17:10 UTC 2008

On 05/07/2008 04:25 PM, Anthony Gardner wrote:
> I have been following these instructions to get Outlook into Evolution with 100% 
> success importing in to Thunderbird, but no luck with Evolution on Hardy.
> http://www.howtoforge.com/importing_outlook_express_into_thunderbird_evolution_p3
> My girlfriend has Evolution 2.22.1 on Hardy and I have 2.12.1 on Gutsy. The 
> problem we have is, she can't see the .directories (hidden directories) when 
> trying to import despite setting 'Show Hidden Files' in the File Browser 
> preferences. I can see the hidden files with 2.12.1 and I can confirm that they 
> do not show up on Hardy coz my sister has it and I can see they are missing.
> The hidden files show up in the File Browser on Hardy, though.
> Does anyone know what might have changed or how I can complete the instructions 
> I've been following?

Works for me on Hardy + Evo Plus Ctrl-H turns off/on the
hidden files with no problem.

Did you complete the part about:

Open a file browser and go to Edit > Preferences. On the Views tab of
the File Management Preferences window that pops up, select Show hidden
and backup files:

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