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2601194 - How to add images while importing question


What are the steps for adding images with the Question Import in the Import Data Tool?


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To import an image, it is required to add all image files into a folder titled images, and make [images folder] and [excel spreadsheet file] a zip file to do import.


  • Valid file types: System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration > IMAGE_ATTACHMENT >
  • Max import file size (this is the size of the whole zip file): System Admin > Configuration > System Configuration >
    ENTITY_IMPORT > maximumSizePerAttachmentKB=. 

How to import:

  1. System Admin>Tools>Import Data>Download Template>Select Record Type as “Question”>Click Submit to download a .xlsx format template file.
  2. Fill the excel spreadsheet with your question details, in the template there’s a column called “Question Default Image ID”, please enter a Question Default Image ID for each question record with image to be added.(for example: TESTID)
  3. Create a new folder named 'images', put all image files into this folder. Then replace each image file name from original filename to [Question Default Image ID]filename with corresponding Question Default Image ID placed ahead as a prefix. (For example: [TESTID]image1.png)
  4. Compress the images folder and excel spreadsheet file to a zip file, go to System Admin>Tools>Import Data>Tick Import Data option>Select Record Type as “Question”, choose the zip file and submit. After job run successfully the import is completed. You can use these questions in your exams, and end user will see image when viewing those questions.


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