Importing and exporting metadata

Importing metadata from a file

You can import metadata from an XML file, including a file created by exporting metadata from another resource.

Note  Importing metadata clears all existing metadata, including metadata not visible in the current view.

Import metadata from a file

    • On the Edit Metadata page for the module or topic you want to modify, click Import Metadata.
    • Click Import XML File.
    • Select whether the file is from your course or stored on your computer.
        • If the file is from your course, click Select a File to locate the file.
        • If your file is stored on your computer, click Browse to locate the file.
    • Click Import.

Exporting a resource’s metadata

  1. On the Edit Metadata page for the module or topic you want to modify, click Export Metadata.
  2. Enter a file name for the export file.
  3. Select the format you want to export metadata from.
  4. Click Export.

 

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