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The Microsoft Outlook 2010 import wizard cannot import contact information from an XLS or CSV file into the Hebrew language version of Outlook 2010.
The Outlook 2010 import wizard cannot match fields because of a "right to left" localization issue. The applicable sides of the "Map Custom Fields" dialog box are reversed from the English version.
A workaround exists to resolve this problem. It consists of editing the XLS or CSV file before you import it into Outlook 2010. To apply the workaround, follow these steps:
Here is a list of some fields and their Hebrew translation:
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This article also applies to any right-to-left languages, such as Arabic.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a known issue in the products that are listed in the "Applies To" section of this article. Please refer back to this article for updates on this issue.