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Advanced export - standard user

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In this dialog, you can adjust detailed options regarding how listing data will be exported. The following options are available:


Export to

Type of file to which the data will be exported. You can choose from the following:


Excel - exports data to an XLSX spreadsheet.

CSV - exports data to a CSV file.

XML - exports data to an XML file.


Displayed only when export to CSV is selected. Determines the value separation character used by the CSV file. The character can either be a comma (,) or a semicolon (;). See the CSV delimiters topic for more details.

Current page only

If enabled, only records displayed on the current page of the listing will be exported. If disabled, all records on all pages of the listing will be exported. The number of exported records in both cases can be limited by means of the Number of records value below.

Number of records

Specifies the number of data records that will be exported. Empty value results in all records being exported. The specified number of exported records can be limited by enabling the Current page only option above.

Export column header

If enabled, column headers will be included in the exported file. This option is not available when exporting to XML as column header names are used as names of the respective XML elements.

Order by

In this section, you can determine how exported records will be ordered in the exported file.


Initially, there are two drop-down lists displayed. In the first one, all columns that have a corresponding physical column in a database are offered. The second one determines if values will be exported in ascending or descending order according to values in the selected column.


Once you make your choice, another two drop-down lists are displayed below, allowing you to choose how records will be ordered in case of identical values in the column chosen above. After selecting, two other drop-downs are displayed below again. In the end, you can get as many pairs of drop-down lists as the number of offered columns.


In this section, you can use the check-boxes to choose which columns will be included in the export file. Bulk column selection can be performed using the following link buttons:


Select all - selects all columns listed in this section.

Deselect all - deselects all columns listed in this section.


When you have the options adjusted, you can click Export to get the data exported to the chosen type of file. By clicking the Preview button, you get a maximum number of 100 records exported (unless you set a smaller number by means of the Current page only or Number of records options). This is useful in case that you are exporting large amounts of records and want to get a quick preview of the exported file without waiting for all records to be exported.


More information on export of listings data can be found in Developer's Guide -> Modules -> General export.