Hotsync your Mac Eudora Address BookDocument ID: 2293HQ
How can I synchronize my Eudora Address Book with my Palm handheld?
Make sure you download the appropriate Conduit below:
Requirements (OS X):
Requirements (OS 9):
Note: The Eudora Address Book Conduit is designed to replace the Address Conduit included with the PalmSync software. Due to limitations in the Palm Conduit APIs, there is no supported way to synchronize both your Palm Desktop Software and the Eudora Address Book.
Configure the conduit
In most cases, you can simply launch the instance of Eudora you would like the conduit to sync with, and press the HotSync button on your cradle. The conduit will automatically configure itself to sync with the running copy of Eudora and start. If you need to change which copy of Eudora the conduit should sync your Palm with, or change any of the sync options, you can access the conduit settings screen from the Conduit Settings item in the Palm Desktop Software menu. When you double-click the Eudora Address Book Conduit in the Palm Desktop's Conduit Settings dialog, the following settings dialog is displayed:
The radio buttons may be used to determine what kind of synchronization will be done the next time a HotSync is performed:
Synchronize the files will synchronize contacts on your Mac and Handheld device.
Macintosh overwrites handheld will cause all of the contacts on the handheld to be replaced with the contacts in Eudora.
Handheld overwrites Macintosh will replace all of your contacts in Eudora with data from your Handheld.
Do Nothing disables the conduit completely.
The Make Default button makes the currently selected HotSync action the default action. That is, it causes whatever action is selected to be performed each time you do a HotSync.
The settings file selection button allows you to locate a certain Eudora settings file you would like the conduit to synchronize with. This button is useful if you need to change which instance of Eudora the conduit syncs with.
Checking the Synchronize all address book files checkbox will tell the conduit to synchronize all of your address books files in Eudora, and not just the Eudora Nickname files. By default, only your Eudora Nicknames file is synchronized. When synchronizing all Address Book files, all contacts are saved to the Palm. New contacts added from the Palm are synced to your main Eudora Nicknames file.
Hit the More Settings buttons to access some of the more esoteric conduit settings:
Checking the Do Nothing if Eudora isn't already running checkbox will prevent the conduit from synchronizing the address book during a HotSync operation unless Eudora is already open and running. This is useful if you'd like to limit address book synchronization to those times where Eudora is already up and running.
The radio buttons can be used to tell the conduit where to store the Eudora Nickname field when copying contacts from Eudora to the handheld. The Address database on the Palm does not include a nickname field. By default, the conduit will store the Eudora nickname in the first available custom field in a new palm record, or use the note field if all customs are filled. You can tell the conduit to attempt to place the Eudora Nickname in a specific custom field Ð this is useful if you've renamed one of the custom fields and reserved it for this purpose. You may also choose to have the conduit place the Eudora Nickname in the note field. This is wise if you've set up your custom fields, and are using them for other things.
Perform a HotSync operation:
Press the HotSync button on your cradle. The contacts in your Eudora Address Books will be added to the address database on your Palm device, and the contacts on your Palm will be added to your Eudora Nickname file. You may want to go through and remove duplicate entries that appear after this initial sync.
Configurations in Eudora Address Book
You can configure your address book to not have specific addresses sync.
KEYWORDS: EPMAC, PALM, ADDRESS BOOK, CONDUIT
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