Re: [Evolution] Refile all contacts as 'Firstname Lastname'

On Tue, 2016-11-08 at 21:03 -0500, Harshad Srinivasan wrote:
Hello all,

I use evolution with my University's Google apps, using gnome-online-
accounts and I am quite happy with the setup.

I would prefer to refile all my (synced) contacts as 'Firstname
Lastname' rather than 'Lastname, Firstname', which seems to be the

As I have over a 1000 contacts, I would like to automate this change.
It would also be nice if I could enforce 'Firstname Lastname' as the
default from now on.

I am perfectly willing to write a python script or even try to create
a plugin in C/Vala to acheive this if someone could get me started.

I am using evolution 3.22.2 on Arch linux.


Why would you fiddle with a script if you could change the address book view to "List view", add a "Full 
name" column, and sort by it (and probably do the same in other applications you sync with)?

I'm afraid I don't understand the problem.


Andre Klapper  |  ak-47 gmx net

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