exporting csv contacts from gmail account to openoffice spreadsheet

Tapas Mishra mightydreams at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 05:42:35 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 9:41 AM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 10/08/2010 08:31 PM, Tapas Mishra wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 9:41 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> On 10/08/2010 12:01 AM, Tapas Mishra wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 2010-10-07 at 23:44 +0530, Tapas Mishra wrote:
>>>>>> Which line you did not understand let me know I will try to explain.
>>>>> The better answer would have been: <Insert Entire E-Mail Elaboration>
>>>> Here is a tutorial
>>>> http://www.labnol.org/software/mail-merge-with-gmail/13289/
>>>> which I am trying to work on my machine.
>>> And this has what to do with Ubuntu or this list?
>> What it does not have to do with Ubuntu list
>> if you read the  mail carefully I am facing problem with having
>> contacts being imported to OpenOffice.
>> The Spreadsheet program is not able to understand or clearly format them.
>> I am using Ubuntu so I am asking can there be an easy way in this situation.
>> You people just reply for the sake of replying.
>> One guy calls me Karl some one else gives some other funda without any
>> reason for some other thread can't you read the mails properly what
>> karma do you get be increasing your post count.
> Sorry... but you need to backup & regroup.
> OpenOffice.org (OOo) is an application package that is offered by
> Ubuntu. While you may get someone to assist with OOo on this list you
> are better served by going to the OOo lists directly, or by selecting
> Help|Get Help Online for Ubuntu specific help. That will lead you to:
> <https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/lucid/+source/openoffice.org/+gethelp>
> where you can ask specific questions for this application. You can also
> use the information that I provided in a recent reply to Detlef:
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/228845
> [OpenOffice.org Base 3.2.1 form > Record Search > wrong field identifier]
> Unless you have a bug, or Ubuntu specific issue with (U)OOo, this list
> isn't the proper place to ask for help on porting your gmail contacts to
> OOo.
>  The link that you are refering to is:
> Create a Mail Merge with Gmail and Google Docs
Let us first deal with other issues rather than technical issue.
I would like to know in detail what purpose does this lecture of yours serves.
> This isn't the Gmail or Google Docs support (or OOo) list.
I never asked you to tell me how to use gmail or google docs.
> This list is:
> ubuntu-users -- Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions
> OOo isn't *Ubuntu*. Nobody here (that I know of) minds answering an OOo
> question off the top of their head if they know it, but you need to
> realise that this list isn't for all things/applications that you can
Then what is this list for?
my question was never for using gmail.
> load/use with Ubuntu. So if you keep that in mind, and instead ask
> others: 1) ask a question properly with as much detail as you can,
The link which you are trying to tell me was useless and have given
this big lecture
can't ypu see that I gave as much detail as possible as what I am
trying to do with csv files and from where I am doing.
> 2) if
> they know how to solve a problem, and 3) if they do not where you can go
> to solve it, you'll do just fine. Also keep in mind that others may not
> have a Gmail account (I don't),
That  is not my problem if you do not have a gmail account you need
not to reply to the message.
> may not be familiar with OOo (I am - in
> detail) etc.
> And as a final note: Rashkae provided you with the answer.
What do you mean?

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