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Export metadata to a manifest


To export file metadata to a manifest file: 1. Navigate to your project. 2. Click the **Files** tab. 3. Select the files. 4. Click the ellipsis menu next to the "Download" option and choose to export the metadata to either CSV or TSV format. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/2d5ecbb-export-metadata-to-manifest.jpg", "export-metadata-to-manifest.jpg", 887, 296, "#eef1f3" ] } ] } [/block] 5. The manifest file will be exported to your project. You can monitor the progress in the upper right corner. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/92bfac0-exported-metadata-to-manifest.jpg", "exported-metadata-to-manifest.jpg", 673, 165, "#f1f0ef" ] } ] } [/block] 6. Locate the manifest file in your project. The file name is generated by appending the time and date to the word "manifest", e.g. "manifest__YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS". [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/431418f-download-a-manifest-file.jpg", "download-a-manifest-file.jpg", 760, 620, "#f3f6f6" ] } ] } [/block] 7. (Optional) Download the manifest After downloading the manifest, you can make the required changes to the metadata and then upload the file back to CAVATICA to apply the changes (see [Edit metadata with a manifest](doc:edit-metadata-with-a-manifest)). **Important notes:** * The exported manifest file can be used as any other file in the project, i.e. copied to another project, used in a task, etc. * You can reuse the exported manifest without changing its structure (columns). You can edit metadata schema and custom metadata fields (other fields are treated as read-only - this pertains to id, name, size and project fields) and submit the edited manifest file. * The maximum file size for the manifest is 5 GiB. * The exported manifest file contains metadata for files only, metadata for folders is not supported. * The following columns are available in the manifest: * id * name (along with path within the project) * project * size * metadata schema fields * custom metadata fields