Bulk Uploads: Updating Records and API access

Great to see the [new bulk import feature] (https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/w3MBCpYKy5Un42DvH7yg11).

We are interested in being able to download, clean and update data.

Is there a timeline for the bulk update tool to support:

i) Updates to records
ii) Running via an API call

We may have funds to support these enhancements and would be happy to have a dialogue on moving this forward.

Thanks for your message. The features you describe are not yet planned. Could you describe in more detail what you’d like to do? Is the goal to upload XML submissions in bulk and overwrite existing submissions where the UUIDs are equal?


We’d be willing to adopt to the approach/architecture that works best for the broader community.

We would want something that could be automated, so ideally it would run over a RESTful API with submission of XML matching the format already used in KoboToolBox/

As you say, the approach would overwrite where UUID matched and the XML had the write structure.

Thanks for the quick response.


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