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Start Address Book from command line

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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).

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