Importing and exporting contacts

Contacts can last a lifetime, but unfortunately sometimes our jobs don't! Many times we may want to either import our contacts into our current place of employment or export them if we are leaving. There are a few ways that this can be done within Lotus Notes.

Forwarding contacts as vCards

A vCard file has the extension VCF and contains one or more contact entries per file. Typical fields in a vCard file are Name, Title, Phone, Fax, Address, City, State, and Zip. When we import a vCard, we import the data from these fields into matching fields in a contact document.

We may have received an e-mail from a colleague or associate that contains their vCard. We can select a contact and click the Forward vCard button. This ...

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