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how to update list definitions without losing data ?

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  • Hi , 
    I have a requirement where i need to change the list definitions and deploy new definition to server. but this causes loss of existing items. Can Anybody plz help to know, how to update list definitions without losing data
    Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:35 AM

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  • Hi,

    There is no good way to guarantee that since sharepoint will not got what did you changed to the list definition and how to deal with the items-impacting changes.

    I suggest you create the new list and code to translate the items of old list into the new list.

    Regards,

    Seven

    • Marked as answer by Seven M Thursday, October 06, 2011 7:04 AM
    Friday, September 30, 2011 6:13 AM