Hey, Data Export: where're my Attachments and Documents?

posted Feb 15, 2011, 4:51 PM by Ezra Kenigsberg   [ updated Mar 26, 2011, 3:07 PM ]

#DataTipOfTheDay 2011-02-15

Q: "I ran a Data Export. Where are my Attachments and Documents?"

A: Data Export does not export Attachments and Documents by default. After clicking on "Setup | Data Management | Data Export", I can click either "Export Now" or "Schedule Export"--but in either case, I need to specifically activate the "Include in Export" checkbox for Attachments and Documents to be included in my export zipfiles:
Stay tuned tomorrow, when I'll explain how to quickly restore Attachments' and Documents' proper filenames.