List of Data Types That Can Be Imported or Exported

This section describes the types of data that can be imported from or exported to a file.

Import/Export of Function Data

The table below describes whether each data set can be imported/exported.

  • : Can be imported/exported
  • Blank cell: Cannot be imported/exported
Import/Export of Function Data
Data type Import Export
App Settings *1 *1
App data *2 *2
Space settings *1 *1
Space data
People data
System settings

*1: Creating a template from an app or space enables you to import or export the app or space settings in a file.
      Downloading App as Template
      Creating a Template from an App and Registering It in kintone
      Creating a Template from a Space
      Some settings are not included in templates.
      Settings That Are Not Included in App Templates
      Data That Is Not Included in Space Templates
*2: For details on app data to be imported or exported, see "Import/Export of App Data".

Import/Export of App Data

Use a CSV file to import or export data. For details, see the following pages.


The table below describes whether each data set can be imported/exported.
  • : Can be imported/exported
  • Blank cell: Cannot be imported/exported
Import/Export of Field Values
Field Type Import Export
Label
Text *1
Rich text
Text Area
Number
Calculated *1
Radio Button
Check box
Multi-choice
Drop-down
Date
Time
Date and time
Attachment
Link
User selection
Department selection
Group selection
Related records
Lookup *2
Record number
User who created the record *3
Created datetime for the record *3
User who updated the record *3
Updated Datetime for the record *3

*1: In the case of a Text field that you set automatic calculation for, or in the case of a Calculated field, the value will be re-calculated after the file import.

*2: You can import data to a Lookup field only when the "Prohibit duplicate values" option is enabled for the Key field. Value for a field that is specified as "Field Mappings" will be updated using the value specified for the lookup field.

*3: The data for Created by/Created datetime/Updated by/Updated datetime fields can be imported from a file only when you are trying to add new records to the app. To perform import action, you need to have permission to manage apps, as well as permission to import from files.

Import/Export of Information Other Than Field Values
Type Import Export
Category*1
Status*2
Assignee*2
Comment
History

*1: The category can be imported or exported only when the Category feature is enabled.
      Categorizing Records

*2: The status and assignee can be exported only when the Process Management feature is enabled.
      Setting Process Management