Managing Categories Using CSV Files

Manages category data using CSV files.
The following data can be managed using CSV files:

  • Category
  • Category names

Importing Data from a CSV File

Import space category data from a CSV file.
If an error occurs while importing a CSV file, the import process will be terminated. The data which has been imported will be eliminated.

Steps:
  1. Create a CSV file to import data.

    For information on CSV files, see Spaces CSV format for spaces.

  2. Click the administration menu icon (gear icon) in the header.

  3. Click "System settings".

  4. Select "Application settings" tab.

  5. Click "Space".

  6. Click "Import from CSV file".

  7. On "Import from CSV File" screen, select the data to import.

  8. Select the CSV file that you created in step 1.

  9. Set the required items for the data to import, and then click "Next".

    The setting fields are as follows:

    • Character encoding:
      Encodes data from a CSV file with the selected character code.
      The following character encoding can be selected:
      • Unicode (UTF-8)
      • Japanese (Shift-JIS)
      • ASCII
      • Latin1 (ISO-8859-1)
      • Simplified Chinese (GB2312)
      • Thai (TIS-620)
    • Skip the first row:
      If the header row contains information other than data such as an item name and a comment, select "Yes".
    Import a CSV file screen

  10. Confirm the CSV file contents and click Import.

Exporting Data to a CSV File

Export space category data to a CSV file.

Steps:
  1. Click the administration menu icon (gear icon) in the header.

  2. Click "System settings".

  3. Select "Application settings" tab.

  4. Click "Space".

  5. Click "Export to CSV file".

  6. On the "Export to CSV File" screen, select the data to export.

  7. Set the required items for the the data to export.

    The setting fields are as follows:

    • Character encoding:
      Select the character code that you want to use for encoding.
      Following character codes can be selected.
      • Unicode (UTF-8)
        You can select with BOM as required.
      • Japanese (Shift-JIS)
      • ASCII
      • Latin1 (ISO-8859-1)
      • Simplified Chinese (GB2312)
      • Thai (TIS-620)
    • Include header row:
      To export an item name to the header row of a CSV file, select "Yes".
    • Language in which the data is exported:
      This item is used when exporting category names.
      Set the language in which you export category names. You can set multiple languages.
      The following languages can be selected:
      • All
      • 日本語
      • English
      • Simplified Chinese
      • Traditional Chinese
        Exported in Traditional Chinese.
    Export a CSV file screen

  8. Confirm your settings and click "Export".

  9. Save the file with a function provided by your Web browser.