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You may try to export via stsadm.exe command as written here: Move SharePoint Site Collection as a Subsite Moving SharePoint sites using stsadm.exe This command has different behavior then sharepoint powershell Export-SPWeb command.
Just to clarify a few points: How to migrate WFs? SharePoint Migration (STSADM or Powershell) Why? Because the Export/Import process consists in "download files and recreate them into new destination". So, lets consider that some list have an internal id (GUID) "1234-1234-1234-1234". When you export/import, you will NOT have the same ID into your new ...
From SharePoint designer you can navigate to a list, and on the top left you will see 'Associate Existing Workflow' under the Workflows tab. From here, it will launch you to the 'Settings -> Add Workflow' page in a web browser so that you can create a new association, or in your case re-associate your existing workflows.
This is the kind of limitation of export / import process: A major drawback of this operation is that it does not preserves workflows instances, associations, history and tasks. Every workflow association must be recreated and there is no way to restore the running instances from original ...
In this scenario, you have to create the new subsite without any template then import the Asite on that url. New-SPWeb -Name "Asubsite" -Url "http://sharepoint.com/sites/Bsite/Asite/" Now run the import command.
When you export data from sharepoint lists, you download a ".IQY" file. These IQY files are built with parameters like list GUID, view GUID etc... Basically it's not SHAREPOINT exporting data... it is excel GETTING data from SharePoint when you open the IQY file. A nice thing to see this being done is: 1 - Click in Export to Excel into your list 2 - Click ...
You can go for custom development, as it is free but required efforts from you. With Open with explorer, you will not retain all the metadata and it is also slow, but you can keep the structure. here is free tool SPIEFolder ( but dont maintain the metadata). You can try couple of 3rd party tools. SPListX for SharePoint or Export & Archive Your ...
The simplest way that comes to mind is just opening the document library in explorer view and then copying/pasting the files/folder. As far as I know, this should retain the metadata (although thing like creation date/ author/modified date/editor may be lost). Be wary though, the explorer view uses WebDav, and will probably be quite slow during the copy. ...
Here's a script I wrote that will download all attachments within a task list. It creates folders named by the ID of each task that has attachments. Please see: http://www.reality-tech.com/how-to-download-all-attachments-for-all-tasks-in-a-list/
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