Import Mapping

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Icon.Import Mapping.png The Import Mapping module, located in the General group, is an add-on module that can be installed from the Small.Plugin.png Plugin module. After installing the plugin, a new module is added that allows files to be imported, even if the column headers don't match the Fishbowl format. This allows many external files to be imported into Fishbowl without modification.

Contents

Import Mapping.png

Install
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  1. In any Fishbowl Client, open the Small.Plugin.png Plugin module, located in the Integrations module group.
  2. Select the plugin and click Install Now.
  3. Completely close all Fishbowl Clients.
  4. Exit the Fishbowl Server by right-clicking the Fishbowl Server tray icon and selecting Exit.
  5. After re-opening the Fishbowl Server, the admin user can access the Small.Import Mapping.png Import Mapping module from any Fishbowl Client by opening the General module group.
  6. To grant access to additional users, open the Small.User Group.png User Group module and assign the Import Mapping-View right to the appropriate groups as explained here.

Import
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  1. Open the Small.Import Mapping.png Import Mapping module, located in the General module group.
  2. Select an import from the list and then click Select a File.
  3. Column headers in the file that match the Fishbowl format exactly will be automatically selected.
    Auto headers.png
  4. Column headers that don't match can be selected from the drop down.
    Manual headers.png
  5. Click the Sync Button.png Import button at the top to complete the import.

Instructions for each individual import can be found by clicking the File menu in the Fishbowl Client and selecting Import. Instructions can also be found here.

Module buttons
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Additionally, the Sync Button.png Import button is added to many modules (Inventory, Part, Product, Vendor, Customer, Sales Order, Carrier, User, User Group, etc.) Clicking the Sync Button.png Import button will open an import dialog with the correct import already selected.

Troubleshooting

Release Notes

Version 1.0

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