Moving, copying and exporting metadata

Moving and copying metadata

This section focuses on what happens to data associations when copying metadata tables. This information also pertains to moving metadata tables between File Locations, as this is equivalent to a copy action.

To copy a metadata table and the data associated with it, such that the new data element copies are associated with the copy of the metadata table, select both the metadata table and the data elements and copy them in a single operation. Of note here:

If a metadata table and some, but not all, data elements with associations to it, are copied in a single action, then:

Exporting metadata

The standard Workbench export functionality can be used to export metadata tables to various formats. The system's default locale will be used for the export, which will affect the formatting of numbers and dates in the exported file.

See Exporting data for more information.