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Export of data is the automated or semi-automated output of data sets between different software applications. It involves "translating" from the format used in one application into that used by the other.

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Move an Item between lists maintaining version history

I wish to move/cut a item from list in SharePoint to another list. I can copy the item across to a list and delete the original. Sadly version history is lost. I want a way to be able to copy an item ...
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update SPList using csv via Powershell

knowing that is possible in PS, exporting SPList items to PS objects(link1 link2) what is the best way, to go into the other way: Create/Update an SPList from an exported csv or format-table.
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Export people and groups from one sharepoint site to another

I have 5 groups with many users in Sharepoint site A. Using SP Content Deployment Wizard tool, I exported site B and imported in site A. Though it has taken all the lists and pages successfully, it ...
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Copy of same content database running on two web applications

I have a backup of content database (*.bak) file. I have one web application running it now. However I have restored it again under different name on my SQL Server. I would like to create another ...
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Can I export a list of columns?

I have about 125 custom columns that I want to use on a different SharePoint site. Is there a way to do that without re-entering all the column definitions? In a perfect world, I could do some sort of ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Excel - Extra fields in export xls

I have a view of about 80 fields (base from a list of about 200 fields) that I want to export into excel but the export shows up with extra fields (fields that are being used in some of the calculated ...
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Export a joined view

I have created a joined view (with a Data View Web Part in SharePoint Designer), how can I export it (ideally to Excel)?
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Automate exporting SharePoint list 2010 items to Excel 2010

I found this Import Sharepoint List into Excel Using VBA Only that people have been successfully using to automate the exporting SharePoint 2010 list items to Excel 2010. Currently I m also using web ...
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How to preserve created/modified/createdby/modifiedby information while copying a subsite / list / library under another site collection?

It seems that with oob tools or using explorer view the modified/created/modifiedby/createdby information gets lost or changed to the time of copying the listitems/documents to another site ...
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Export list with attachments

We have a legacy Sharepoint Services 2.0 server where users have been maintaining a few custom lists. There are items in these lists that have attachments (Word, Excel, PDF type documents). Over the ...
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Access denied when Importing a Sharepoint list

I have a serious problem when importing a Sharepoint List exported from a test server. During import, the log file encounter many problems of right access like Debug: Security check failed in ...
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Export Large Lists from SharePoint 2007 C#

I want to create a application to export Large Lists to csv in 2007 where the threshold is 2000 items. What is the best approach? i need to export 1.000.000 items in the end. I know when you delete ...
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How can I export to file the User Information List for a site collection?

I would like to export the User Information List to a file including the ID of each user. It doesn't matter if the solution is in C#/PowerShell/SharePoint UI.
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export and import document library from one site to a subsite using code?

This should be possible, I have find some examples but with list items, or entire sites, not with only a document library. Id be happy if somebody can provide working code!!
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Exporting Workflow (and not to Visio)

Have you ever designed a workflow in SharePoint Designer? If so, then you'll know what they look like in SharePoint Designer. I am looking for a way to export my worflow. Not to Visio either. I ...
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How to export List settings

I have several lists in my SharePoint 2010 and I'm seeking how to export the list settings - mainly the columns name and type (e.g. Name which is single line of text). How can I do this? (this ...
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Duplicate userame in site collection after list import form classic to claims authenticated server

I had an list on SharePoint server 2010 enterprise with classic authentication. on the list there was field with usernames After I migrated (import/export statements below) this list to new server ...
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Export to pdf in SharePoint 2010

I need samples to implement export to pdf in SharePoint 2010. I searched but i can found only samples for asp.net. It will be more helpful if there is reference link or coding for this.
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Is there a way to detect if a content deployment is ready?

I need to detect if a content deployment between two different sharepoint 2010 farms is finished. Is there a way to achieve this programmatically? I've been looking around for some days now but ...
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Physical to Virtual Migration of SharePoint Machine

We are about to conduct a full virtual migration. Among the physical machines to be migrated is our SharePoint server, which hosts two SP sites. I know very little about SharePoint and I've only ...
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Export-SPWeb temporary folder

Anyone knows the location of temporary files that Export-SPWeb uses when exporting sites? One of our servers ran out of drive space when exporting the site and now I can't find the files created by ...
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Exporting Custom List view in Sharepoint 2010 to Excel

I am creating a custom list view programatically which hides some of the columns in the actual list. But while exporting to excel all the columns are visible. Any tips/help is appreciated.
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Can I export a list from SharePoint 2007 and then import to SharePoint 2010?

I have a user that has requested we copy her Shared Documents library from SharePoint 2007 team site to an existing SharePoint 2010 team site. Can this be accomplished with OOB STSADM export/import ...
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Import Sharepoint List into Excel Using VBA Only

In Excel 2007, I have a VBA script that consolidates various data sources into a single Excel file for monthly archiving and reporting purposes. How can I import data directly from a Sharepoint ...
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Sharepoint 2010 export groups and users from pre-production platform to production platform

what is the best approach or is it manageable to export Sharepoint users and groups from a platform (pre-production ) to another platform (production)?
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
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business continuity management keeping a site collection as readonly off site

We have an interanl SharePoint Farm. One of the site collection is for business continuity management. As parth of BCM we need to host a version of the site off site, on differnt hardware. Is it ...
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Generating a CSV file

I'm using a DVWP in MOSS 2007 to display some data and using a jQuery library called table2CSV to be able to allow users to export the data on a button click. This is all working fine, the data is ...
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Is it possible to export a site workflow?

If I have a Site Workflow on my development machine, what's the best way to deploy it onto the production system which is hosted on Microsoft SharePoint Online? I have found a way of doing it which ...
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Move documents from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

I have an old sharepoint site containing around 50 document libraries with subfolders and files. No these document libraries should be moved to a new SharePoint 2010 site. I've tried this using the ...
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Best way to migrate a site collection from Enterprise to Foundation?

I have a site collection on an Enterprise server that I need to migrate to a server that only has Foundation on it. I have disabled all Enterprise-only features, and attempted a backup and restore, ...
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Export Search Crawl errors for a particular content source?

We have a setup where SharePoint 2010 crawls several file share locations. After the crawls, we have ended up with thousands of errors. What I want to do is to export all these errors preferably to ...
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Migrate from 2007 to 2010 without access to database

one of our customers has a sharepoint 2007 environment in a shared environment. Now they want us to move there sharepoint to 2010 on another server in another domain. Because i'm not very ...
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How to export a site from SharePoint online?

I've got a publishing site (root site, with subsites) containing web pages and documents (as do the subsites). I'd like to export it and restore it to a local SharePoint instance - any ideas how to ...
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Powershell backup/restore or import/export to keep all document versions?

I need to move a test SharePoint 2010 site collection and database to a new server (and new database). I want to make sure that I keep user security and all document versions. Does backup/restore keep ...
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How long does it take to backup a Sharepoint site

I started a backup at 5pm yesterday evening and it is now 9.15am the following day and the backup is still running. That's over 16 hours! I don't believe the site to be too large, there are 10 sites ...
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Import throws “Could not load file or assembly”

We've exported a web site on SP2010 using this command: Export-SPWeb -Identity http://vmdev95/ -Path \\vmdev95\sp_backup\acm -NoFileCompression -HaltOnError -HaltOnWarning -IncludeUserSecurity Then ...
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Export Survey Results to Excel option not in Action Menu

I have a survey and all the needed results. I need to export the results to excel, though in the process of setting up the survey I changed or removed the Overview.aspx page/view. Now when I add a ...
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ArgumentException with Export-SPWeb Lists

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Export-SPWeb "http://win-oql2facn6h8/" -itemurl "List s/Disney" -path "c:\Backups\disney.cmp" Export-SPWeb : ...
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How to Export sharepoint 2010 SPGridView data to excel

How to Export sharepoint 2010 SPGridView data to excel. My data with tree strutured is avilable in spgridview. Note: if any of the column value contains multiple value then i need to convert into ...
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Using the Content Deployment API, how to delete items from destination?

Inside a custom developed timer job, we're doing a selective list migration between an internal and external farm based on list item attributes, e.g. only copy to external if "Is Public" is checked. ...
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Stsadm - Avoid subsites while exporting a site

I am exporting a site using stsadm command. It is automatically exporting the subsites too. I need to take the current site only, how can I restrict the subsites? For example I'm exporting the site, ...
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Export-spweb / Import-spweb leaves the lookup columns empty

The export / import operations seems to be working quite well except for lookup columns. The lookup columns and other columns associated with the lookup are all empty. Is this a limitation? Is there ...
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Imported site collection has “Revert to template”

I've imported a site collection via PowerShell and all the pages show the message: The current page has been customized from its template. [Revert to template]. The original site collection didn't ...
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Export list to Word

Is there a way to easily export a list to Microsoft Word 2010 from SharePoint 2010 via a button on the page? We'd like to have the data plugged into a Word template so the list values get ...
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Document Migration in a Single Farm from site collection to site collection

We currently have a single SharePoint 2010 farm with multiple site collections. We have Team sites and then the main portal site. The plan is to extend our web application into a new Zone for the ...
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Migrating Document libraries to new location (and new subsite) while retaining internal ID's

I'm currently using SPExportSettings and SPImportSettings to migrate some content from an old 2007 environment. The below code is all working fine, as designed, but not as I'd like. My document ...
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Importing site gives “Security check failed in OnFolderImport” error

I'm using the SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard (2.8 beta) and have successfully exported a site. Now I'm trying to import the site and it gives me the following messages in the log and isn't ...
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create button that export custom list to excel file

I'm using sharepoint 2007, custom list. from the datasheet view I can export the list into excel/access file. is it possible to create a button that proposes to export the list to excel. (in order to ...