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You can bring up Mozilla's or Thunderbird's Address Book using the command-line switch "-addressbook" [http://www.mozilla.org/docs/command-line-args.html]. You can bring up Mozilla's or Thunderbird's Address Book using the command-line switch "-addressbook" [http://www.mozilla.org/docs/command-line-args.html].
-For example, on Windows:<br>+For example, on Windows:
-C:\Program Files\Mozilla\mozilla.exe -addressbook<br>+ C:\Program Files\Mozilla\mozilla.exe -addressbook<br>
-C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe -addressbook+ C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe -addressbook
-And on Mac OS X:<br>+And on Mac OS X:
-/Applications/Mozilla.app/Contents/MacOS/mozilla -ProfileManager<br>+ /Applications/Mozilla.app/Contents/MacOS/mozilla -ProfileManager<br>
-/Applications/Thunderbird.app/Contents/MacOS/thunderbird -ProfileManager+ /Applications/Thunderbird.app/Contents/MacOS/thunderbird -ProfileManager
-You can run these commands in whatever command line interface your have on your OS (Command Prompt on Windows, Terminal on Mac OS X, et cetera).+You can run these commands in whatever command-line interface your have on your OS (Command Prompt on Windows, Terminal on Mac OS X, et cetera).
===See also=== ===See also===
* [[Using a Command Line Switch]] * [[Using a Command Line Switch]]

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You can bring up Mozilla's or Thunderbird's Address Book using the command-line switch "-addressbook" [1].

For example, on Windows:

C:\Program Files\Mozilla\mozilla.exe -addressbook
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe -addressbook

And on Mac OS X:

/Applications/Mozilla.app/Contents/MacOS/mozilla -ProfileManager
/Applications/Thunderbird.app/Contents/MacOS/thunderbird -ProfileManager

You can run these commands in whatever command-line interface your have on your OS (Command Prompt on Windows, Terminal on Mac OS X, et cetera).

See also