Import of data is the automated or semi-automated input 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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Import excel spreadsheet with photos

I am trying to import an excel spreadsheet with photos, It import without problems, except that it removes the photos. What am I doing wrong?
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How to import a library from Export-SPWeb outputs?

I am trying to understand how to restore an arbitrary library to an arbitrary site in an arbitary site collection - inspired by some future user announcing he accidentally deleted a document from the ...
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Import Summary Links Collection

I am trying to insert summary links into a custom content type. PublishingPage newPage = publishingWeb.GetPublishingPages().Add(filename, layout); newPage.Title = page.NewPage.Title; ...
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Importing a list from one visual studio project to another

I have sp project (say project a) in visual studio that is supposed to deploy the sp solution to my website (say that its running at http://localhost:xxxx/). My goal would be to add the list ...
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Can I import a csv file as metadata to a library?

Example scenario: I have a folder (on a file share) that contains 10 doc files. I also have a csv file that contains, in the first column, the names of each of those files. Proposed metadata is in ...
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How to import one single row of data from excel to one list item in a SharePoint 2010 list?

I have a problem where we want users to attach a file to a new item and the SharePoint list will automatically read on row or column of data (maybe 20 cells-worth of data) and populate some additional ...
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Edit Termset using CSV file

I understand that we can add termset by importing the terms created in CSV file, But i would like to know the possibility to edit(addition of terms) the same CSV file in the future and update the ...
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Getting Large External Data set into SharePoint list

I have a list of "Customers" in a SQL database table with some very basic data:Id, Name, DoB, Mobile, Email, CusotmerType. There are currently about 80,000 customers I wanted to use an External ...
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Need to convert text to lookup field

I am inputting a list in Sharepoint that has a lookup to it. For example I have all the client data in excel, I need to import this in Sharepoint and then convert the client association from a multi ...
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How to find out if a web template is missing from a site collection

Is there any utility out there that can tell me if there is any custom web template missing or faulty from a site collection, I keep getting error "WEB template #00000 not found" while importing a ...
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Importing a WSP template - Error, require feature {69cadbef-ac7d-494d-9d0a-39a26e008377}

I've made a back up of site to produce a template file (WSP) in SharePoint 2010 online. I have then tried to import into my development platform, which is also SP 2010 online but keep getting the ...
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how to find Imported web

I exported a web from a site collection and imported it to a newly created site collection but when I try to access it, I get 404. My new site collection is, https://2020.develop.com/custs/newsiteco ...
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Has anyone seen this error; $Resources:core,ImportErrorMessage;

In my local machine i deployed my web part and also i can use it but when i want to use this web part another sharepoint site importing web part shows this error: $Resources:core,ImportErrorMessage; ...
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Why are fields in Datasheet View read only?

I have four metadata columns into which I cannot paste data for a bulk upload. A diaglog box: "The selected cells are read only" appears when I try to paste. The cells are defined as "multiple lines ...
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Can anyone please tell me why I am getting parent does not exists

I am running following powershell to import a list into my own site collection so i can test some piece (like retain modified date from a export), etc. I keep getting The file Lists/Sales Status ...
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Working with data imported from Excel into a SharePoint List

I just imported an Excel spreadsheet into a SharePoint list, and all of my data was imported as single or multiple lines of text. While appropriate for some instances, in other cases, like a name ...
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Content Deployment and Migration API not importing no error thrown

The following http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2007/08/30/deep-dive-into-the-sharepoint-content-deployment-and-migration-api-part-4.aspx provides the follwoinf code to import and ...
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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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Importing/uploading files from file share to SP 2010 Doc Lib using CSV

Can someone please provide a good link (or if you already have a powershell working) that can import files from file share into SharePoint document library using a cvs flat file. I have about 20 ...
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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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Is it possible to import an Excel spreadsheet, including the comments and hyperlinks, into a List?

I would like to import a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet into a SharePoint 2007 List. The spreadsheet contains comments and hyperlinks. Could those also be imported in the List? Comments I know would ...
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How do I import posts into a SharePoint 2007 blog?

I had a blog on our 2010 installation but have replaced it with a blog on our 2007 instance (because it's public). I want to move some of the posts from the 2010 blog into the 2007 one but seem to be ...
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How do I import a spreadsheet on an already imported spreadsheet?

We have a daily requirement to import a spreadsheet on an already imported spreadsheet within sharepoint. This is to assist with daily and consistent updates, it would take too much time to add them ...
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How do you programmatically create a list using an excel spreadsheet?

I have an excel spreadsheet that I would like to use as data for a SharePoint 2010 list. I know how to do this without code, but for this particular task, I need a coded solution. Does anyone know ...
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Help with Bulk Metadata Updates

I'm having the following conundrum with a bulk update of Metadata. But first, some background... I have a library of about 2000 letters that currently live on a shared drive. We're migrating those to ...
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Using Import-SPweb -IncludeUserSecurity slow

I am quite often asked to move lists/document libraries etc. between Sharepoint sites and retain the Author, Modified by data and the like. Now I can do this fine using the -IncludeUserSecurity switch ...
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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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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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field type URL. how to prepare csv for this?

I am running a powershell to import csv into a list. There is one field "ProviderURL" in the list. In the csv I had http://www.contoso.com and it imported fine. Howerver, I would like it to be Contoso ...
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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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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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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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Excel -> SP List with correct column types?

Are there solutions available for importing an Excel to SharePoint with SharePoint column types? Or has someone tried this with the help of OpenXml (with a custom import web part with default values, ...
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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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bulk importing content from existing non-SP website?

I'm pretty new to the SharePoint world, apologies in advance. Our shop just lit up a new SP2010 farm, and we're in the planning stages for getting content from our existing not-SP intranet into SP. At ...
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Unable to Import MasterPage

I am trying to Import a master page to Master Page folder from SharePoint designer 2010. Unfortunately it is coming under page Layouts. Not sure what am I doing wrong here? I tried with the import ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 taxonomy import and export to csv

Currently I am working with taxonomies and multi language packs. So I want to import a csv with all terms in a term store in different languages. However I cannot find an example of how the csv ...
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Import-SPWeb with Overwrite always appends

I'm exporting a Custom List from one SharePoint instance and importing into another. The documentation says I should be able to use UpdateVersions with Overwrite to remove all items and then insert ...
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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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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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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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<xsl:import> not working in SP2010

I have been trying for days to understand why, following an upgrade to Sp2010, none of the statements used in my web part definitions are working. The work fine in SP Designer 2010 and render as ...
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Import Excel as List Fails

I have an Excel Spreadsheet that I want to import into SharePoint 2010 as a list but upon doing so I receive the following errors. As a work around I have saved the spreadsheet as csv and then ...
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Moving a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Server 2010

Is it possible to move a Site Collection from SharePoint 2010 Foundation to SharePoint Enterprise Server 2010. I tried import/export using PowerShell and get an "Access is Denied" error on import. ...
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Replicating database tables as SharePoint lists

We have a legacey application that is running with a SQL backend. We want to end of life the old application and use SharePoint 2010 instead. In my my mind we have a few options of what we could do. ...
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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 ...