Exporting a smartlist in gp 2016

One of the new features in GP 2016 is the ability to export out a custom Smart List item you designed.  Below I’ll walk you through the quick and easy way to export the object so that you can import it at a later time.

So I have modified the Employees smart list in GP.  So I will select it as pictured below.

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The next step is to click on the Import/Export button in the ribbon.

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Select the item you wish to export. Then click on the Insert button.

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The last step is to click on the file folder and choose a location to store the exported object. In my instance I”m just saving to the Desktop. Interesting note is the default file extension is .XML

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So if you open it up you can see what tables it’s using and the fields you are bringing back.

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