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Old 02-03-2010, 03:23 PM   #1
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Importing Roster Question

When I import a roster, not only are the names incorrect (which I expected given some of my search results), but the ratings of the players are all different as well. Is there a way to at least get those correct?

To be clear, I exported a roster file from one league and want to import it into a new league, can I do that and somehow keep the ratings from the players so I just have to re-name them?

Seems like that should be possible or else I can't for the life of me understand the function of importing a roster.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-25-2010, 05:26 PM   #2
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I think that the export/import roster function is used by people mostly to edit player data more efficiently for a league in Excel or some similar program (rather than having to go into the Editor tab on a player by player basis, for example).

I am not an expert on this function, though I have used it a few times. I would think that the new league would have to be identical (including league structure, team names, organizational relationships) in order to import a team roster from a different league. But I'm not sure how any of that would impact ratings.

I guess it would be helpful to see some specifics. For example, what the data shows for a player in the exported roster in Excel, then what you are getting after importing.
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:48 AM   #3
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Right, the game check when importing if player names and IDs match, so it needs to be the same league.
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:40 AM   #4
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Bret,

I believe this answers your question. However, you've pointed out that there's probably a deficiency in our documentation, so I'll make a note to clarify this in the section of the manual that deals with importing/exporting.

I'm going to go ahead and close out this issue.

Thanks very much!

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