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The Export Profiles page is where you can define and manage the profiles for your Quable PIM exports. The page includes a brief description of the feature, a link to this documentation page, and a list of existing export profiles, if any.

  • If no export profiles have been created yet, a Create Profile button is displayed in both the Current Export Profiles section and the top right corner of the page.

  • If export profiles have already been created, a list is displayed with: the Name of the profile, the profile's Data Type, the file Format (CSV or XLSX), an indication if attribute Mapping is used, data Languages, and whether or not the profile is for Remote exports. The Create Profile button is only displayed in the top right corner of the page.


At the end of each line of an export profile are icons to Edit or Delete the profile, as well as More actions. Clicking on More actions displays:

When you click:
  • Initiate an export of data - The Activity Reports page is displayed indicating that an export of the selected profile's data type has been launched. You can click on File to download the export file or More Information to view how may items were exported.
  • Initiate an export of data for current locale - A CSV file is downloaded with data in the current data laguage for the selected profile.

Creating Profiles

To create an export profile click the Create an Export Profile button. The Create an Export Profile form is displayed:


The form is divided into three sections: Profile Identity, Export File Format, and Mapping. These are described in detail below. When you've completed the sections, click the Create button to save the profile.

Profile Identity

This section is used to distinguish each export profile and its settings.


Enter the following information:

NameThe name of the export profile.Yes
DescriptionEnter text to describe the export profile.No
Object TypeThe type of object to use for the export. Possible values:

ObjectWhen SelectedExport Behavior
AssetsA mandatory option to specify the channel appears.All assets and their attributes.

Default export file content:
  • media_classification_code
  • media_code
  • media_name
  • url
  • external
  • date_created
  • date_modified
  • original_filename
  • checksum
  • mime_type
  • thumbnail_url
ChannelA mandatory option to specify the channel appears.All of the selected channel's content.

Default export file content:
  • catalog_code
  • classification_code
  • document_code

ClassificationA mandatory option to specify the channel appears.The hierarchical structure of a document classification, an asset classification, or a distribution channel.

Default export file content:
  • classification_parent_code
  • classification_code
  • date_created
  • date_modified
  • catalog
  • tree_left
  • tree_right
  • quable_classification_name
DocumentA mandatory option to specify the type of document appears. All documents of the selected type.

Default export file content:
  • classification_code
  • document_code
  • date_created
  • date_modified
LinksA mandatory option to specify the type of link appears.All content of the selected link type.

Default export file content:
  • source_code
  • target_code
  • date_created
  • date_modified
  • sequence
List of values - All predefined values of all attributes.

Default export file content:
  • attribute_code
  • value_code
  • value_label
  • date_created
  • date_modified
Variants - All variants and all their values.

Default export file content:
  • sku_code
  • document_code
  • date_created
  • date_modified
  • quable_sku_name
Languages The data language to export.

Note: Only content for the attributes in the designated language(s) will be exported, however attributes that can't be translated are taken into consideration (e.g., numbers).

Your designated language is French and your export data includes content in both French and another language. Only the French data is exported, as well as any attributes that can't be translated (e.g., a price attribute with an number value).
Export with inherited columnsDefines the action to take for data defined with a language inheritance. When language inheritances are defined, incomplete content in the exported language is automatically replaced by the corresponding content in the data language.

Possible values:
  • Disabled - data is exported without inherited content.
  • Activated - data is exported with inherited content (if any).

Export File Format

This section is used to specify the format and parameters (if any) of your export file. Two options are available:

  • XLSX

Maximum number of lines: 200,000

To export .xlsx files, standard settings are used. You don't need to specify any parameters.

  • CSV (default)

Maximum number of lines: 200,000

To export .csv files, you have two options for parameters:

  • Standard - Standard settings are used. You don't need to specify any parameters.
  • Custom - You must specify the following parameters (you can click the Fill with default values link to automatically select the default settings):

    ParameterDescriptionPossible values
    Attributes separatorThe character used to separate attributes in the export file.Comma,
    Semicolon (default),
    Date time separator The character used to separate date and time values in the export file.

    2021-0621 12:00:00
    Space (default)
    EnclosureThe character used to to indicate the beginning and end of a data value.Double quote (default),
    Single quote
    Date formatThe format used for dates in the export file. yyyy/mm/dd,
    dd/mm/yyyy (default)
    Time format The format used for times in the export file. (default)
    Multi value separatorThe character used to separate mulitiple values within an enclosure. Pipe (default)
    Number formatThe format used for numbers in the export file.00.00 (default),
    Data for select attributesFor each attribute of type "Select", add a column for the labels and/or descriptions of these attributes.Descriptions,


A new feature is available for CSV exports!

In the custom CSV exports, you find a new option "Data for list attributes" that allows you to add to the export file: one to two columns per selected language, for each "List" attribute of the selected object type, displaying labels and/or descriptions.



Available only for document objects, once a document type is selected.

This section is used to specify filters for the data to be exported. Two options are available:

  • No filters (default) : All data of the selected object type are exported without any filtering
  • Advanced filters


This feature is experimental and is only recommended for advanced users with JSON skills.
Quable does not provide support for its use at this time.


In the field accepting Json, enter your filters.

  • Filters can be for attributes, completeness, tags and workflows.
  • The JSON syntax is checked, but the filters are not checked for veracity.
  • Filters work in combination to create an AND statement.
  • Conditional OR statements are not supported.
  • If a mapping is used, the keys of your filter must match the names of the mapped attributes.

You can find information on filter operators [here] (doc:filter-operator-reference).

		"column": "document_code",
		"operator": "!=",
		"value": "DOCUMENT_1234"
		"column": "attribute_set_code",
		"operator": "==",
		"value": null
		"column": "completeness_website (en_GB)",
		"operator": ">",
		"value": "0.80"



This option allows you to create a file resulting from the concatenation of several files that can be exported by your PIM. Also, by using this option, you will export all the information from the previously selected Document type, as well as all the information from the files of its related objects (Assets, Variants and the child Document types).
To do this, set the switch to ON :

  • A box opens showing the types of links available for each type of object (Documents, Assets, Variants) that you can attach.
    -- Select up to 3 types of objects to attach and start your export.
    --- Once the generation and download is finished, you will find all the columns of the selected objects as well as the columns of the links between these objects.

N.B.: To avoid columns with the same name in the case of linked documents, the columns of the attached files are prefixed by "{linkTypeCode}_".


Example :

Let's say I export the document type "Product" which has only one document with the code "red-skirt", linked by the link type "Photo" to 2 media "pictJR1.jpg" and "pictJR2.jpg" and having 3 variants "S", "M" and "L":

  • By doing a simple export without join, I will have all the usual columns for this type of document and I will have 1 line: [skirt-red]

  • By doing a join with "Photo", I will have all the columns of this type of document + all the columns of the Assets and I will have 2 lines: [red-skirt; pictJR1.jpg] and [red-skirt; pictJR2.jpg]. [jupe, photo1, S]
    This avoids me to make 3 exports: a DOC export + an Asset export + a LinkType export 'Doc->Photo'.

  • By doing a join with "Photo" and "Variants", I will have all the columns of this type of document + all the columns of the Assets + those of the Variants and I will have 6 lines: [red-skirt; pictJR1; S. jpg] ; [red-skirt; pictJR2; S.jpg] [red-skirt; pictJR1; M.jpg] [red-skirt; pictJR2; M.jpg] [red-skirt; pictJR1; L.jpg] [red-skirt; pictJR2; L.jpg]


Feature limits :

  • You can only attach files of child object types to the selected document type.
  • You can select up to 3 object types to attach.
  • Multi-level joins are currently not available
  • By selecting this option, the mapping option is no longer available.
  • By selecting this option, your file will be limited to 500,000 lines.


This section allows you to specify your Quable PIM content to export.




When mapping is enabled, only the mapped columns are taken into account and exported.

Enabling the mapping option expands the section:


The expanded section is divided into three columns:

  • Object Attributes - The column contains all of the available properties for the selected object type.
  • PIM Attributes - This column is used to designate the PIM attribute that corresponds to the file column.
  • File Columns - This column is used to identify columns in your export file.

To map your Quable PIM content to your export file, select attributes from the Object Attributes column and drag / drop them into the area below PIM Attributes -> File Columns.



Object Attributes outlined in orange are mandatory. An export can't be started if they're not selected.

At this point, you can:

  • modify the titles of the attributes under File Columns so that they correspond to the desired titles of the columns of your export file.
  • change the position of the attributes into the desired order of your columns in the exported file.

Once you have entered all the information for a new export profile, click the Create button to save your changes or the Return link (at the top of the form) to return to the Export Profiles page without saving the new export profile.

Editing Profiles

You can modify an export profile by selecting one from the Current Export Profiles list and clicking its Edit icon.


The Modify an export profile page is displayed. You can modify the:

  • Name
  • Description
  • Export with inherited columns
  • Export File Format parameters (The format of the file can not be changed.)
  • Mapping

When you've finished making modifications, click the Save button to save your changes or the Return link (at the top of the form) to return to the Export Profiles page without saving the changes.

Deleting Profiles

To delete an export profile, click on the Delete icon on the Export Profiles page. A dialog is displayed to cancel or confirm the deletion.




This action is irreversible. Once an export profile has been deleted, it can't be recovered.