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Odoo Development Essentials by Daniel Reis

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Exporting and importing data

We will start exploring how data export and import work in Odoo, and from there, we will move on to the more technical details.

Exporting data

Data export is a standard feature available in any List view. To use it, we must first select the rows to export by selecting the corresponding checkboxes on the far left, and then select the Export option from the More button.

Here is an example, using the recently created to-do tasks:

Exporting data

The Export option takes us to a dialog form, where we can choose what to export. The Import Compatible Export option makes sure that the exported file can be imported back to Odoo. We will need to ...

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