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Import Fields from one file to another?

Question asked by flybynight on Jan 2, 2009
Latest reply on Jan 2, 2009 by Jens Teich


Import Fields from one file to another?


I have 2 files that are nearly identical. We use one for quotes and the other for live jobs. When we add something new, I create the fields and calculations in one of them and test a while before going live. Then, when it goes live, I have to have all of the new fields in both files. Is there an easy way to copy or import the fields from one file to another?

So far, I have been doing it manually. Once that is done, I can copy/paste layouts and import scripts from one to the other without a problem. I'd just rather save some work if I can. And if I type a field name wrong the second time, stuff breaks. If I could just select a range of fields to import from one file to the other, it would save a lot of time and maintain accuracy, but I can't see a way to do it. 

Thanks for any help!