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Import a Column Shortcut

Discussion in 'Technical Support' started by Floriaan, May 5, 2020.

  1. Floriaan

    Floriaan Well-Known Member

    Feb 13, 2015
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    How do I merge or insert a Column shortcut into an existing wysiwyg file?
    I want to make a shortcut in the DATA view that has specific columns in a specific order, so if I do an export to excel, I get a predictable output.
    Unfortunately the columns I need are not by default in the All Data (Sortable) shortcut.
  2. Dany

    Dany Administrator
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    Jan 16, 2014
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    Really sorry, but this is not possible -- and there is no workaround for it either (except to start from a Template file (.wyT) which contains the Column Shortcut you created, but that doesn't address your need to merge, of course). We had a plan to address a number of shortcomings related to .wyg file merging in R45, and this was one of them (provide an option to specify which Shortcuts to Merge). Unfortunately though, with a shrinking development timeline, I do not believe we will be able to get to these, even though the release date is getting pushed forward (I don't know to when -- it will depend largely on when we will be able to re-open the office); as such, these improvements will likely have be pushed to R46.

    Sorry again,


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