[Vtigercrm-developers] Questions on Importing Invoice, Quotes, Salesorder
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Fri Jun 20 08:14:16 GMT 2014
On 20/06/14 08:28, mat wrote:
> Just to confirm/go further :
> - is it actually supported to handle duplicate records for those
> modules ?
> - if not, is it a planned feature or even already assigned ?
> - can I help in implementing it (somebody interested on the list) ?
If you have a reasonable amount of data to export/import and it were me,
I'd use a tool like Talend Open Studio  and build some ETL routines
externally to vtiger to cleanse and transform the data before importing.
We now do this quite a bit for customers and use the server API to write
records into the database rather than the user-import feature.
User import is fine for "simple" imports but when you need to manipulate
de-dupe, cleanse etc... you could never have all the filters and
conversions you need in the vtiger import feature.
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