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Course Catalog Import Export

Course Catalog import and export is where School Administrators may import a new local course catalog, e.g., to override an existing catalog, or export existing course catalogs.

NOTE:

Course Catalog import and export is a Lab area that is specific to the School Admin role with the Catalog Source field set to "Local" on the General Information page:

Import

Click the Import button () to import a new course catalog into the Lab. Importing a course catalog into the Lab is a two-step process:

  1. Choose a file to import
    • Click the Choose File button to navigate to the file location
    • Delimiter: Select the type of delimiter from the drop-down menu
      • Comma (default)
      • Tab
      • Pipe
    • Delete existing course catalog checkbox: if you wish to override the existing courses and memos that currently reside in the Lab with the new file import, click to select the checkbox

2. Validate the file

    • Click the Validate button to validate the file import against the record format

Import Failure

A failed import will alert you to issues occurring with an attempted import (e.g., courses in the import file already exist in the database) and prompt you to fix the issue.

Validation Failure

A failed validation will identify a list errors to fix, and provide export capabilities for troubleshooting.

Export

Click the Export button () to export an existing course catalog out of the Lab

  • File Name*: Set the file name to a name other than the default (if desired)
  • Delimiter: Select the type of delimiter from the drop-down menu
    • Comma (default)
    • Tab
    • Pipe
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