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I have a list in sharepoint 2013.  I want to do a mass import from a spreadsheet.
Can someone tell me an easy way to do this.......
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by:Wilder1626
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HI

You can use the drag and drop function in Sharepoint. That would be the easiest way.

You would click on Upload / Upload Multiple Document. Then, just drag and Drops all your wanted docs.

drag and drop
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by:jamesmetcalf74
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the list is already created though... I want to add content..
when I drag the file to the sharepoint page... internet explorer tries to open the file

am I missing something
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Rainer Jeschor earned 2000 total points
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Hi,
I think the best option is to use this tool:
http://www.technovert.com/SPImporter

Should be still free and should do all you need without coding.

HTH
Rainer
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by:Wilder1626
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I'm not sure i understand when you say: add content.

When you drag and drop your files, it does not try to open the files. it just upload on SharePoint only.
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by:jamesmetcalf74
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yeah I had a very short explanation.
there is a list that is servers.....

columns are
servername | os |date installed | yadda yadda| yadda2 yadda2

I have a spreadsheet with the same columns with data.  I want to add the data to the list from the excel spreadsheet without actually manually inputting them
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In this case, Rainer Jeschor as the answer for you on : http://www.technovert.com/SPImporter
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