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  • Connie DeCinko 95 posts 247 karma points
    Sep 03, 2019 @ 15:38
    Connie DeCinko
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    Export a form definition

    Has anyone come up with a way to export a form definition? It would be nice to be able to create a form in a dev copy, try things, get it all working nicely, and then export it and import into our UAT copy of the site.

  • Ben Palmer 169 posts 815 karma points c-trib
    Sep 04, 2019 @ 09:41
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    Hey!

    I believe Umbraco Forms actually stores form definitions in files already - helpfully!

    Those files should be in the ~/App_Data/UmbracoForms/Data directory. Copy that up to your UAT environment and your forms should be accessible.

    Just be careful with these files, I'd suggest you only do this as a manual action as if they're included in your deployment, you could lose changes made on the UAT site.

    Hope that makes sense!

  • Connie DeCinko 95 posts 247 karma points
    Sep 04, 2019 @ 15:13
    Connie DeCinko
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    Thanks for the info. That's both good and bad. Good that we can easily copy them up to UAT. Bad that the file names are all GUIDs or something like a GUID. Just have to peek inside each one to make sure you get only the forms and workflows you need.

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