Importing & Exporting Questions
A guide to using the question importer and advice for managing questions banks at sca
When you have hundreds or even thousands of questions you want to put on Synap, you can use the import / export functionality on Synap to make changes in bulk via a CSV.
Text and images need to be HTML formatted in order to import correctly. When you export questions from platform you'll notice they are HTML formatted, and have had
<p>tags added to paragraphs. You will need to add formatting as HTML to questions in a CSV this is most important for questions with images and image answer options.
If you want to add new questions to an existing quiz, you must include all the existing questions & IDs on you sheet. Importing a sheet that doesn't contain existing questions, will delete those questions.
Imports will be validated before adding questions to platform. You'll be emailed the reasons why an import has failed as well as a reference to the row.
Look for the
Export to CSVbutton on Questions and EMQ groups to export you content with all the ids. Content made on platform will be exported as HTML. When your export is complete you'll get an email with the content.