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This module is designed to provide a way to export large amounts of data from
views. It provides a display plugin that can rendered progressively in a batch.
Style plugins are include that support exporting in the following types:

  • CSV
  • Microsoft XLS
  • Microsoft Doc
  • Basic txt
  • Simple xml


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Add a new "Data export" display to your view.

  • Change its "Style" to the desired export type. e.g. "CSV file".

  • Configure the options (such as name, quote, etc.). You can go back and do
    this at any time by clicking the gear icon next to the style plugin you just

  • Give it a path in the Feed settings such as "path/to/view/csv".

  • Optionally, you can choose to attach this to another of your displays by
    updating the "Attach to:" option in feed settings.


Additional documentation is located in the Wiki:


Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue:

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This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.