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Export/import the Help item XML file – on-prem

Applies to: VisualSP Classic
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For quick editing of the Help items in your on-prem environment, you can export the Help item XML file and then quickly and easily edit the file using a text editor.

Export Process

  1. Go to the VisualSP Farm Hub (the root site collection for VisualSP in your environment)

  2. Go to the Gear icon -> site settings -> VisualSP Settings -> Manage VisualSP Help Items:

  3. Click on Export Help Items:

  4. You will Export all locales in the XML file format:

  5. Save the XML in a convenient location

Once saved you can use a text editor to open the file and do a find and replace to make quick updates to your Help items.

Import Process

  1. Follow steps 1 and 2 above
  2. Click on Import Help Items:

  3. Browse to select the file you just edited. By default, Overwrite Existing Items will already be selected. Click Import:

  4. The system will then import the Help items:

You will receive a message letting you know how many items were changed. Click OK.

Updated on August 16, 2019

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