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1.Introduction

SharePoint List Transfer can copy and move SharePoint documents or list items between lists, libraries or sites freely to help SharePoint end users easily transfer document and list items in SharePoint. And, the useful SharePoint web part can preserve the original information such as permissions, attachments, and authors and so on.

2. Copy Documents

SharePoint List Transfer provides the functions to copy documents or list items between folders, document libraries/lists, and different sites/site collections.

2.1 Chose documents

On the ribbon menu, users can select documents which need to be copied.
Batch documents are supported.

2.2 Set Copy Target, Contents

After selected documents, click the Copy Documents button. It will show the following window:

2.2.1 Specify documents destination

In the Target section users can browse and select the target list or folder to copy selected documents to.

The option Overwrite existing files determines whether the original documents in the target should be overwritten by the selected documents.

The option Enter destination URL... is used to specify the target location within another site collection. Click the link and you will see a text field where you can enter a list or folder URL:

Enter a valid URL and hit Check. An error message will be displayed if this application failed to connect to a specific target location.

If everything is OK then the URL will be replaced by an underlined address.

2.2.2 Preserve Information

In the Preserve Information section, there are three options available for you to decide whether to preserve specific information.

Item Permissions: To preserve individual item permissions.

Version History: To preserve version history.

Authors and Timestamps: To preserve the creation and modification information (created, created by, modified and modified by)

2.2.3 Column Mapping

In the Column Mapping section there are two options to map columns when migrating documents:

1. Map columns automatically.

2. Map column manually.

By default, the columns with the same column name and type will be mapped automatically. However, you can still map columns manually by selecting the Map columns manually option.

3. Move Documents

This function allows you to move documents or list items to another location. Click the Move Documents button to open the following dialog window.

The options are exactly the same as those found in the Copy Documents page.

4. Virtual Clipboards

You can also copy or move documents using the virtual clipboard function. The source fields and the destination fields will be mapped automatically.

The following shortcuts are supported:

Ctrl + Shift + X: Cut files to Clipboard

Ctrl + Shift + C: Copy files to Clipboard

Ctrl + Shift + V: Paste files

There following notification will appear at the top right of your browser.

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5. Duplicate Item

You can quickly create a new item by duplicating an item through the Duplicate Item function. You can access this function by clicking Duplicate under the Copy Items menu.

6.Copy and Move Default Settings

Go to Site Actions – BoostSolutions Software – BoostSolutions List Transfer Settings Page – Copy and Move. Here you can configure the default options for Copy and Move functions on a specific site.

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