Dataform Import

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.4. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: Dataform Import.

You can import entries into the Dataform from entries data in CSV format. CSV means Comma-Separated-Values and is a common format for text interchange.


The expected file format is a plain text file with a list of field names as the first record. The data then follows, one record per line.

The field delimiter defaults to a comma character and the field enclosure is not set by default (field enclosures are characters that surround each field in each record).

The CSV records should be delimited by new lines (usually generated by pressing RETURN or ENTER in your text editor). Tabs can be specified using \t and newlines by \n.

Sample file:


Note: Certain field types may not be supported.

Do not put spaces after your commas or upload will fail!