Chris Leong

Disoriented views from the rosy lens of an optimistic realist.

Month: March, 2009

Import Gmail Contacts to Outlook 2007

My friend post a question to me about importing Gmail contacts to Outlook. It is actually quite simple to do it, here are some steps to do it.

1) In Gmail, click on contacts. Then select that contacts that you want to import.

Gmail Export

2) Click Export

Gmail Export Contacts

3) In the next screen, select Outlook CSV contacts

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4) Next go to Outlook 2007. Click on File –> Import and Export

5) Select “Import from another file”

6) Select “Comma Separated Value (DOS)”

7) Follow the instructions and you should see your Gmail contacts in Outlook

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The new look of Facebook

TechCrunch just showcase Facebook’s new look that will go live next week. Check it out here. Haven’t really gave much thoughts on whether i will like it. But I’m sure i will be hearing some feedbacks from the hardcore Facebook users.

But one interesting change that i find useful would be the friends limit. Facebook has just remove the maximum 5000 friends limit. (Not that i have 5000 friends in my account).

You can also check out for more information directly from Facebook

Facebook New Look

 

More screen shots here

Delete a project from Team Foundation Server

Deleting a project on Team Foundation Server is not that straight forward. Here’s how you can delete a team project

  1. Open the Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt window.
  2. Change to the C:Program FilesMicrosoft Visual Studio 9.0Common7IDE directory. For example: cd "C:Program FilesMicrosoft Visual Studio 9.0Common7IDE"
  3. Run the TFSDeleteProject utility using the following command line. “TFSDeleteProject /server:YourServerName YourTeamProjectName”
  4. To confirm the deletion press Y and then press ENTER.

TFSDeleteProject utility then deletes the team project that you’ve selected