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    Export form submissions into CSV/Excel and have all columns appear based on the sorting preference

    Asked by Monadelphous on June 19, 2015 at 01:46 AM


    We are trying to sort the columns in our 'submissions' page so that when we export the responses in a CSV format the columns are aligned with some master s/sheets we are using. For example move the 1st column to be the 3rd column, etc. 

    When we shift the columns they move in the correct place however when the data is exported this doesn't appear to have altered as per the changes. Is this feature available? 


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    Answered by Welvin on June 19, 2015 at 03:41 AM

    You can move the columns side by side in the form submissions page, but unfortunately, but the excel/CSV file will still utilize the original order of the fields. 

    Let me forward this thread to our developers as a feature request. We can't promise any timeframe for this, but if there are updates, you should know it via this thread.  For now, the best way for this would be to order the fields first in the form builder before exporting it into excel/CSV.