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-SPWeb not importing Custom Person / Group Column Values

I have a SharePoint 2013 Multi-Tenant farm configured to use FBA. I tried exporting a site in one of the site collections of the tenant using Export-SPWeb. I did include the option ...
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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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Import-SPSiteSubscriptionSettings

Has anyone used Import-SPSiteSubscriptionSettings PowerShell successfully? If so, can you please provide me with the detailed steps to use it? The Technet article is not so helpful for me. Any help ...
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How to import MS Excel data into an exisiting SharePoint List?

Is it possible to import an excel list or excel data into a SharePoint List that has already been created? Not create a new list. I know you can import a spreadsheet which will create a new list, but ...
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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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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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An unexpected error has occurred (-2147467259) when Importing spreadsheet

I trying to Import from Spreadsheet to create a list and the above error occurs - the site is trusted and office activated - I have tried various spreadsheets so its not a number of cells issue. Can ...
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Sharepoint import users from OpenLDAP (Ubuntu)

We are running a Sharepoint 2013 server. How can we import users that are using Ubuntu as Client and OpenLDAP as Active Directory? We want to connect those users from OpenLDAP to Sharepoint.
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Speed up indexing a column when rows > 5000

I've got a large list (>75,000 items, 41 columns) and therefore have to follow all the rules for handling large lists. If a new column needs to be filtered on (and therefore needs to be indexed) ...
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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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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden when accessing office365 site through external APIs

We have built a desktop app that import / exports SharePoint lists into / from Office 365 sites. The app works perfectly, and we were able to do the import / export of Office 365 site pages for many ...
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Non-Sharepoint metadata being imported to Sharepoint

We're going to be implementing SharePoint some time next year. However, in the shorter term people will be going through and organizing current docs and images, and I'm trying to see if there's any ...
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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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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 documents from Oracle to SharePoint 2010

I want to know that how can I import my documents from an Oracle database to my SharePoint document library. I have more than 50,000 documents stored in Oracle database and want to get them in my ...
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Cannot edit column type or delete it in Sharepoint 2013

I have imported an excel file into SharePoint 2013. One of the columns I imported was PolicyType. It is currently set as a text field but I need to change it to a choice from a menu field. I don't ...
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Change data type to People or Group

I have done a excel import and all the columns are successfully imported. One of the field is Assigned to whose data type is Single Line of Text. Is there a way to change the data type of this field ...
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Sharepoint - Import spreadsheet with workflow

is it possible in sharepoint that when a user uses the "import spreadsheet", the list that was created will automatically have a associated workflow. Or if there is a work around,. Thanks
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Feed a sharepoint list from a google sheet

I have a Google sheet that's being fed from a Google form. I am looking to import the new data into a list on Sharepoint as people continue to submit new items through the form. So far, I've been ...
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Exporting a list with lookup fields

I'm in a situation where I need to export 2 lists from site Site A to Site B. The lists I'm exporting have a lookup relation. List X has a lookup to List Y. List Y gets imported to the new location ...
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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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Error while importing Sharepoint site in SP 2010

I am trying to export a Sharepoint site from one environment to another. The steps I followed are as below created the site collection with web application from Sharepoint central admin in the new ...
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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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Trouble importing Sharepoint task list to Project Professional 2013

When I try to import a Sharepoint task list into Project Professional 2013 I get all the tasks, with their names and their respective Due Date. But there are columns in Sharepoint wich I created and ...
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Unexpected error occurred import excel spreadsheet

I am trying to use the Import Spreadsheet app. I do not have multiple versions of Office installed or multiple languages. I have followed this and it did not work: SharePoint 2010 error when importing ...
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After importing, src attribute is removed from img tag [closed]

This is SP2010. I am using BCS and an external list to read in HTML from a non-SharePoint CMS. The HTML includes typical rich-text content, including images. Looking at the external list text, I can ...
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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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SharePoint Designer 2013 - Imported Files are not viewable but says they exist

I am the site Collection Administrator on 40 different Site Collections. I have created 3 new Page Layouts that I would like to deploy to all sites and I have imported them to a test Site Collection ...
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Excel Service Not Work after Import an Exported Application

my Excel service is not working.My Excels opening in my Client MSExcel but not open in Browser.its happen after after my application has problem and I have to Export and import again to work ...
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Adding JQuery and Bootstrap references to Master Page

I'm new to Sharepoint and I've a problem trying to add Jquery and Bootstrap references to a MasterPage. Just created a new master page (copied seatle.master to seatle2.master) and wanted to add: ...
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Name change not shown in Sharepoint

Our SharePoint 2007 farm imports user info from AD daily. We have found a problem with one user (there may be more). This user has changed her surname - it was changed on AD and imported to ...
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can I import spreadsheets into sharepoint list without excel installed locally?

Is there a way to import a spreadsheet into SharePoint List if you don't have Excel installed locally? Can Office Web Apps or even Google drive sheets be used instead of excel? Edit: I have Excel ...
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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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Import Access table data into existing SharePoint list

Is it possible to export data from SharePoint to Access as a backup and then if upload that access database into an existing list? We want to use an existing list because we are saving a backup of our ...
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Import-SPWeb loses user information

I am using Import-SPWeb to import a site into a new site collection. The import works as expected, but after import it shows me as creator/modifier on all the documents in the site. Also all ...
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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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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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Restore/Import Managed Metadata from another SP 2013 Farm

My situation: SP2013 Farm A: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" SP2013 Farm B: Managed Metadata Service Application with database named "ManagedMetadataDB" ...
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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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How to import team site in share-point 2010?

I have a team site that includes a calendar, workflow, list ,... . I've taken it export. import it on the another team site. Finally, the success Import.But in a time of 5 warning Import log.and when ...
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Import User profile from AD to SharePoin 2013

I have a question about this import thing, I successfully import the user info in AD to SP2013 using this process click here. But I noticed that it only imports the information on the General tab on ...
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Term Group IDs are Not Same after migrating all Groups

I have followed steps in a previous question here: How to iterate through all Groups, TermSets, Terms and all Sub Terms I am using following logic to copy all the groups from one MMS to another MMS. ...
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Invalid modified date while importing Libraries

We're trying to get backup of our website to archive site collection. While doing this, we did move all folders and documents without getting any problem but "Modified date" column changing to today ...
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Migrating content from one content database to another

We have a content database on our live moss server. It contains one site collection with several sub-sites. I'm using the stsadm export command to produce a cmp file, then moving this to our test ...
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Importing Yes/No Checkbox field into Access

In Access 2010, I have a link to a Sharepoint list. Everything was working swimmingly until I added a Yes/No Checkbox field to the Sharepoint list. It was added recently, so maybe 10% of the list ...
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Simple Powershell script to import TermSet file into Group

I am looking for simple powerhell script to import termSet .csv file into TermGroup. What will be the simple script to accomplish this?
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SharePoint Online 2013 - Mapping User Profile properties

Doing a proof-of-concept for management by doing a manual CSV import of a small subset of user accounts exported from AD using a Get-ADUser|Export-CSV method. They are imported using ...
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Import-SPWeb error: “The file xxx.cmp does not exist.”

I have a strange issue with Export-SPWeb and Import-SPWeb for SharePoint 2013. I want to export one of my sites, so I type this command: Export-SPWeb https://test.mywebsite.com/site -Path ...
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Move list from root site to subsite

We accidentally created a few lists at the root of our SharePoint 2010 site and need to move them to a subsite. How do you do this? We tried exporting as a template, but then the list became a library ...
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Making imported column to a Lookup Value

I did a Excel import to a SharePoint list, there are 3-4 columns that are lookup values. Is there a way to make those columns lookup values again? I tried to edit the column but only options seem to ...