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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Excel spreadsheet imported as a list into SharePoint 2010, is creating extra HTML tags

I have several lists that I imported into a publishing site on SharePoint 2010. It appears that the import process created lists with problems. All the fields ended up with extra html tags (i.e. ...
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Need to use existing list to create doc library based on template

I have an existing list with many items. I have created a doc library with the same columns as the list and associated a template with the library. I created a workflow to pull items from the list and ...
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Error while importing to sharepoint 2013

I am importing a sitecollection from moss to sharepoint 2013. While importing a fatal error occurs and migration ends there. This is the stack trace of the exception: FatalError: Value does not fall ...
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How to import multiple excel columns into a single metadata column?

Consider: I work for an organization that has eight service territories. We have a series of procedural documents that can apply to one territory up to all eight territories, and I am attempting to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Bulk Upload List Data that contains Managed Metadata (Terms)

I have a list that contains a few columns of type Managed Metadata and want to upload a bunch of data (records) to the list. I understand that you can't do this within the Datasheet View of the list ...
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Error loading sitepage: cannot find the file specified. Exception 0x80070002

We have done a import from a .cmp and deployed several .wsp (webparts, usercontrols...) of our site in a new environment. We can access to back-end (_layouts/settings.aspx), but we cannot access to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Move Owner to Group

I am in process of migrating our WSS 3.0 installation to 2013 and I am at the point where I need to break the single site collection down into more manageable sizes and I have a script that ...
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How to import the data from a Google Public Data Explorer into SharePoint 2010 out-of-box charts

using the new Google PDE I was wondering if there was a way of importing the data into my nicely formatted Chart Web Parts in sharepoint 2010.
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Error while trying to Import Term Set using .CSV file

When i try to import a termset(in a Site collection) using the .CSV file,i get the below error, An error was encountered while attempting to import the term set at line 2 of the submitted file. ...
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Import-Spweb is changing the user id if the user does not exist in the organisation anymore

We had to restore a list (which has versionsing enabled) in our PROD enviornment SP 2010 August CU 2012. We used the following command metioned below: Import-SPWeb http://example.com/projects/myList -...
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Updating a Visual Studio project made from an imported WSP file?

I have a project in Visual Studio 2010 that was created by importing a WSP file. This file was generated by saving a site as a template. Now the original site has changed (new list definitions and ...
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How to export a list in SharePoint 2010 and import it into 2013

Is there a good free way of exporting a list in SharePoint 2010 and importing it into 2013. Need to keep structure, data, attachments and other data but revisions, permissions etc not necessary. I'...
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Trouble promoting subsite or moving it to a different site collection

My company is just starting to use sharepoint for some of our contractors. And I am now tasked with the administration. (yay) Development was done on a standalone server and they were planning on ...
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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 ...