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Most QuickBase data will export seamlessly into Microsoft Excel. However, there are some cases when data is lost or displayed with the incorrect formatting.

One example is exporting a 5-digit zip code stored in a text field. When displayed in Excel, any leading zeroes in the zip code are lost. Similar problems can happen when exporting ID numbers, etc.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

'Append Only' fields that have the "Show the name and date on their own line" setting turned on do not export to Excel correctly because they contain the leading dashes. Data gets cut off because Excel sees the leading dash and reads it as a numeric field which has a limited size.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

If your CSV file has a column in it that maps to the key field of the table then all you have to do is import the CSV file into QuickBase. To learn more, please see our Import Data from Outside QuickBase help topic.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM