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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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" ...
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Import HTML into a SharePoint list as rich text

What I have: SQL Server 2008 R2 database with a table containing some columns whose values are raw HTML SharePoint 2007 list with standard rich text columns (not Enhanced Rich Text) Office 2007, ...
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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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Import-SPWeb : Access is denied

We were able to export site backup and when we are trying to import content of backup file to newly created site collection we are encountering with below error message which says access denied. ...
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Importing data to SharePoint list

I have a spreadsheet that I would like to import to a SharePoint list daily. Data changes on it everyday and I need to be able to reflect that. Once an item is added to the SharePoint list, there ...
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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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Add new synchronization connection - NeedsFullImport Error

We are trying to setup a new sychronization connection on Sharepoint 2013 however after having filled in our account details and selecting User OU's, when pressing OK the following error is displayed ...
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error when importing list _catalogs/fpdatasources

I'm pretty new to Sharepoint. I am importing (with Import-SPWeb) the lists of a Sharepoint 2010 site into a 2013 server. While the process completes without problems in other lists with ...
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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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Get a column data from an XSL and insert it and synchronize it in a SharePoint Column

I would like to get data from a XSL column and display it in a SharePoint column inside of a list. How can I do this ? and after, if someone add more items into the XSL table , how can I update the ...
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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. ...
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Import Site Error

i'm trying to create a SharePoint Server for test and development exactly same as the prod one. So my server is ok, as my db and my central admin. Then I Created a new site collection on the TEST ...
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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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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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Delete a theme from the theme gallery with PowerShell

I've found that import-spweb duplicates items in the theme gallery. Using export-spweb and then import-spweb, the target site is doubled up on each of the themes in the theme gallery. Everytime I do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I migrate a CVS module to Sharepoint

We have been using CVS for versioning of our extensive library of requirements documents. However, we have recently started using SharePoint for almost all project documentation and would like to move ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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SharePoint 2007 Web-application is getting crashed due to memory leak

We decided to duplicate an existing web-application (for Podcasting kit), which has site collection only at root level, so created a new web-application (in the same DB instance) and imported (stsadm ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...