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 and export on SharePoint 2013

I created the new site collection. I had previously created a site collection in another server. I want to move my old site collection's content to new site collection. How can I this? I searched on ...
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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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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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Exporting document library and importing on another site collection messes up the tagged columns

I have several document libraries on a site. I have created a new site collection to host these libraries. so I export these libraries via Central Admin and then import them via Powershell and they ...
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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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Import-csv command to read a CSV from Document Library is giving error

I am trying to read a CSV file from a SharePoint 2013 Document Library. I am using following Powershell command for this. Import-csv "\\ServerName\sites\SiteName\MyDocumentLibrary\MyCSVFile.csv" ...
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Export a page and import using SP2013 designer. all webpart missed

I am using SP2013 Designer to export a page from site collection A and then import to site collection B. The page contain custom layout and two webparts (search result and refinement panel). Before ...
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why all documents are imported in check out

I've an issue with an import of documents in client object model. My import run correctly an imported my documents not check out and after 12h, every documents arrive check out. I changed nothing in ...
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Can I suppress Import-SPWeb log created message

Using the SharePoint Administrator PowerShell command Import-SPWeb, I loop through many backup files, each generates the output: Log file generated: C:\somepath\backup.cmp.import.log With the ...
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Save site template unavailable in SP 2013 Foundation subsite. Powershell commands to copy the site

Is there the option to save site as template in SP 2013 foundation? The option for me is unavailable even though I am a site collection admin. Currently the subsite needs to be copied over to ...
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Unable to import multiple .cmp files

I have run the command Export-SPWeb -Identity $url -ItemUrl $largeList -CompressionSize 15 -Path "c:\itemFolder\backup.cmp" This results in 3 files. c:\itemFolder\backup.cmp ...
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User Import problems

I have a problem that I can't resolve with many searches or impossible to understand. I am using the AD import with my SharePoint install 2013 sever. My problem is : The AD import is ok , I can ...
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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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Import Managed Metadata from Access

We have some data in Excel that we want to import into a product list (for cross-site publishing) in our site collection. We tried using the import excel app, but the fields are all the wrong name ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Importing and Exporting Navigation Terms

Is there a way under site settings in SharePoint 2013 to import and export Navigation terms? Do I need to download a separate app into SharePoint in order to complete this task? I do not know ...
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Export and Import the lookup relationship data in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 having a blog site with Posts and Comments list, these 2 lists having the lookup relation ship, I export and import from one site to another site but in comments list PostTitle ...
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Export document library from SharePoint 2010 with large chunk of data to SharePoint 2013

I am migrating my content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. The document libraries that I need to migrate has around 10 GB of data. I have tried to export it using the steps specified in this ...
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Import process running much slower when started inside timer job

We have implemented a CSV import fort some large CSV files. The process can be triggered by the user changing a drop down value of a file inside a sharepoint library to "pending". Our importer then ...
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Batch/bulk create Document Libraries (SharePoint Online 2013)

As part of a very large migration of data from an internal network to SharePoint 2013 (O365), I need to create a very large number of Document Libraries (several thousand). Each Document Library ...
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Importing into 2013 from 2010 export.cmp files

I have export.cmp files from a SharePoint 2010 environment outside my company. Is it possible to import them into a 2013 test environment I have setup? I have done a lot of fooling around with ...
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How to import large Term set CSV file?

I am importing a csv file with 1 term set and approximately 12,000 terms. When I begin the import, it says something like "Please wait while we import your terms", and about 5 minutes later the popup ...
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How to Import Sharepoint2013 site from the saved site template wsp?

I have saved the site using the method explained in Save site as template in SharePoint 2013 now , I want to import the site on another machine. how to achieve this?
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update the page layout links for all the publishing site collection pages

i have export/import a publishing site collection as a subsite. but i read that the page layout links inside publishing pages are hard coded. and to update all the page layout links i found the ...
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Is it possible to move a publishing site collection to a sub site

I am working on SharePoint 2013 web application. I have a site collection of type publishing-->enterprise wiki. I read on this link that moving a site collection to be a subsite is not possible ...
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What is the best practice to move/copy termset from global to local?

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have 1 webapplication with many site collections. In one of my site collection I have some specific site with a list with a managed metadata column. I have setup this ...
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Convert Single line of Text to Lookup type after importing data from Excel file

I imported the data from excel file, but some column data type I need to change from single line of text to Lookup value. How to do this? I am using SharePoint 2013
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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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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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Import Documents into SharePoint 2013

I want to import some documents to a SharePoint document library. I know how to import into this library, but the problem is with user rights. I have to many documents to import so, the process has to ...
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Import Spreadsheet fails with Method 'Post' of object 'IOWSPostData' failed

We use SharePoint 2010 (SP2) and office 2010 If i Create List from an Excel sheet (Import Spreadsheet) and i do this on a Sub-Site all goes well...however if i do it on a Top Site then it failes ...
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Mounting SP database where the DBs names and server names are in a CSV file

I want to mount SP content databases using powershell. The content DBs names and server names are in a CSV file. How to read the CSV file and use the mount -SPContentDatabase command? Can someone ...
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Sharepoint Excel Logic

I have an Excel spreadsheet that I would like to import onto Sharepoint. The import/export function is easy enough to use, however the math logic that four of the cells conduct in the Excel ...
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Import Excel Sheet and append items to SharePoint list [duplicate]

I have Excel sheet and existing SharePoint list (Import spredsheet app) on my SharePoint server. We need to append the data from the new excel sheets to the existing lists items of the SharePoint ...
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Error while importing site - duplicate field

I have exported a subsite under site collection in production and then tried to import on same subsite in dev. But I get error message that duplicate field "guid" was found. It does not import ...
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Is there a way to duplicate or copy a list into the same site

So here is my problem. I have a site collection. In this site I have a list (ListA) that has lots of columns and lots of attachments and lots of items and over the threshold. I would like to create a ...
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Imported Excel Spreadsheet not Filtering Column

I am uploading an excel template to the SharePoint site. I have 8 different metrics and want to add a filter to a specific column.SharePoint automatically adds the filter option to certain columns, ...
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Import Page with Web Part

Why when I import a publishing page with web part in the page content, the web part is declared "closed" and goes into closed web parts?
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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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Import/refresh automatically a CSV file ? Powershell or not?

I have to import a CSV file into a list (put it in a tab). But this CSV will be updated (weel, in fact it will be regenerated), and I need SharePoint to refresh the list with new data. I don't know ...
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How do I migrate a document library (and just the documents) with PowerShell

I need to migrate the documents of an existing library to a new library. The requirements of the migration is that I maintain versions and audit data (who/when created the document and last modified ...
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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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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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Error when importing listview webpart to subsite

I have a list on a root site (SP 2010). I want to create a list view webpart on a subsite that is connected to the list on the root site. All the guides I have read online say to go into the listview ...
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WSS 3.0 - Add directory as document library

I would like to ask if its possible to use a directory (located on the same server WSS is installed to) as a new document library. I know I can create a new library, open it in Windows Explorer and ...
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Able to Export a site but unable to import in another webapplication

Here I am using SharePoint 2013. I exported site collection with no errors, but when trying to Import site onto different web application as a site, I got below error Verbose: List URL: ...
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Import Sharepoint list via VBA in specific view

I am currenty trying to import a Sharepoint list in an Excel sheet via VBA and thanks to this: Import Sharepoint List into Excel Using VBA Only It is working pretty well, but if i leave the "VIEWNAME" ...
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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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Import from Excel to an existing list

I'm trying to import data from excel into an existing list. I can paste one line at a time by opening the excel doc and the sharepoint list in datasheet view, but that's not very efficient. Any ...
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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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TermSet 'ID' is a ReadOnly property

I'm trying to set a TermSet.ID in Term Store, but fail since this is a read-only property. Is there any way to override the ReadOnly setting? if ((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell" ...