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Import new custom objects

Use the Import new custom objects option to import new custom objects of an existing custom object type. One import file must be used for each object type, and the selected object type is specified in the import settings.

The field name Agreement number can only be used if the checkbox This object type can be attached to agreements is selected in the settings of the specified object type.

Only properties that have been added to the specified object type will be visible as destination fields in the import wizard.

Destination field name in the import view

Data type

Required

Description

Example

Location in the user interface

Field name in the user interface

Object name

Text

Yes

Name of the new object.

John’s mobile

Edit custom objects | Properties tab

Name

Organisation

Text

Yes

Organization that the object belongs to. Delimiter between organization IDs is dependent on setting.

ROOT,IT

Edit custom objects | Properties tab

Organisation

Agreement number

Text

No

An external agreement number of an existing agreement.

HP19289182

Edit custom objects | Agreements tab

-

Computer name

Text

No

Used to attach the imported object to a specific computer. Use the name of an existing computer.

COMPUTERNAME

Edit custom objects | Properties tab

Linked computer

User name

Text

No

Used to attach the imported object to a specific user. Use the user name of an existing user.

johndoe

Edit custom objects | Properties tab

Linked user

[Object properties]

Import data to the custom object properties. Depending on their settings, these can be required or optional.

Edit custom objects | Properties tab