Managing Custom Columns

Managing Custom Columns

In Connect Data, we have now added a section underneath the Connect Data Settings that will allow you to edit and delete custom columns that you have imported via the student data import wizard. 

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For guidance on importing custom columns, please click here.

The current name, values and academic year of the custom columns will be displayed in this section:

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To edit a custom column, click the edit button:

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To delete a custom column, click the trash bin icon:

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You can edit the name of a custom column:

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You can add new values to your custom column. Simply type your new value into the text box and select 'Add':

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You can also delete values from a custom column. Simply click the trash bin icon on the far right hand side of the edit custom column window:

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Once you have finished editing your custom column, be sure to save your changes by clicking 'Save Custom Column':

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Once you have saved your changes, the changes will then appear on the custom column summary bar:

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Finally, click 'Save Custom Columns' in the bottom right hand corner of your screen to save all of the changes you have made.

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You can export these custom columns alongside your student data, from the students section in Connect Data. Simply click 'Export' above the year group summary bar:

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Make sure you have your student data ticked, and then click 'Export to Excel':

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As you can highlighted below, my custom column has exported alongside my student data:

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