[Users] Claws-Mail Address Book problem

Ken Parkes ken_11 at btinternet.com
Mon Jul 20 20:59:50 CEST 2015

On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:41:17 +0530
"Abhay S. Kushwaha" <kushwaha at netsolutionsindia.com> wrote:

> Excerpts from Ken's mail of Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:41:34 +0100:
> > the address book couldn't be read.
> > but the address book was empty.

>> No idea what caused this. But here is how you could fix it. There
>> are maybe other ways of doing it.
>> 1. Exit Claws-Mail.
>> 2. Open addrbook--index.xml from your .claws-mail folder in text
>>    editor. It is in this format:

Sorry for the delay in responding Abhay.   Your advice was clarity
itself and I've restored all the address groups and sub-files.  A
great relief!

Many thanks,


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