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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SharePoint 2010: What is the difference between backing up a Site Collection and exporting a Site Collection?

Lectori salutem, I am reading into backup and restore operations in SharePoint 2010. I have noticed that in Central Administration > Backup and Restore > Granular Backup there is the possibility to ...
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Export-Spsite but exclude subsites

Is there are way to run the Export-SPSite command without exporting sub-sites? I just want to export the parent site from a web app, but there are about 120 sub-sites in the site collection that I ...
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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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Exporting SPList

I'm iterating SPWebs and SPLists. When those lists fulfil specific requirements, I would like to export the lists in code, and later import them to another SharePoint environment (using code). How ...
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How can I export a schema.xml file for a list from a SharePoint site?

I've been troubleshooting my schema.xml file for a list definition and getting more and more frustrated. So I thought, "Hey, I'll just get it to look right in the UI and then export that and compare ...
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export / import spweb problem with DataConnectionLibrary feature

I'm attempting to export a subsite from staging to production using powershell and export-spweb and import-spweb. This worked just fine from staging to development. When we try to run this on ...
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Exporting sites to a new content database

I have one site collection and it has grown to almost 500GB, i want to move one of our departments to a new site collection. It contains 5 sub-sites and in total about 200GB of content, so the end ...
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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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Export List in SharePoint 2007 to List in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2007 list that I want to copy over to an existing SharePoint 2010 list. Both of them have the exact same columns. What is the best way to do this? I tried opening both of them in ...
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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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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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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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Export all the columns from Sharepoint list via Powershell

While exporting the data from Sharepoint via Powershell into a txt/csv file, I started to think, is there a way to choose all of the columns than writing all of the columns down to the code? because ...
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Migrating a site from one SC to another - ContentType problems [closed]

Recently I took over a sharepoint 2010 consolidation project from another developer. The goal was to combine 6+ standalone Site Collection + Site stacks into one Site Collection. Apparantly 5 of the ...
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Sharepoint Powershell exporting document library items ID/info to excel for 2007 and 2010

As per recommendations of Max I am opening a new thread. The previous problem i had was to compare the integrity of data between sharepoint 2007 and sharepoint 2010. I have decided to go with the ...
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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 ...