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I am trying to import 200 activities to contacts and the import shows that all records are imported but if I go to the contact and look at their activities it is not shown.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks, Steve

  • Are you sure the activity is linked to the good contacts. Can you do a search using the activity search using the title of the activity to see if it's there ? – samuelsov Jul 17 '15 at 20:50
  • There is nothing there with the name of the mailing. The contact IDs should be good and appear to match real contacts. This is an import from an export. – Josh Jul 17 '15 at 22:09
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I had about 25 fields I was skipping in the import map. I deleted these fields and it worked like a charm.

  • Yes, good plan, and although we might not know why, I have a few guesses: extraneous or non-standard characters (carriage returns, new lines, foreign language) can botch an import. best to clean up your CSV before importing. a few "do not import" columns are fine. A couple dozen is not a good plan. – CiviTeacher Jul 19 '15 at 6:39
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Please upload a screenshot of your field mapping, your unsupervised dedupe rule setting and a sample data of the CSV you are working with.

  • I trimmed out all the fields I was telling the import to ignore and tried it again so I could send you a screen shot without names and it worked 100%! – Josh Jul 17 '15 at 22:15
  • @Josh great. Please up my answer and vote it. – CiviTeacher Jul 19 '15 at 6:40

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