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Export model data (with selected fields) to csv file

Project Description

App for export data in csv files from models with selected fields and custom filtration.

Useful for create reports and calculate some statistic data for external sources.


Python 2.6 or 2.7 and Django 1.3 and higher.


Install using pip:

$ pip install django-exportdata

Add exportdata in INSTALLED_APPS.

Examples Of Usage

Create ~/exportdata/auth.User.csv file with all model data:

$ python exportdata auth.User

Set fields for export:

$ python exportdata app.model –fields=pk,model_field,get_absolute_url,method_property,fk__field

Set custom filtration (based on model manager methods and filter(field=value) filtration):

$ python exportdata app.model –filters=active,paid,field=value,fk__field__gte=value

Set custom ordering:

$ python exportdata app.model –ordering=-created_on,title

Set “from and to” range values primary keys (pks) for export:

$ python exportdata app.model –range=1-100

Or set range with comma-separated values:

$ python exportdata app.model –range=1,2,3,4,5

Set custom file path for save:

$ python exportdata app.model –filepath=directory/filename.extension

Set fields when decorated models.permalink (by default get_absolute_url field). For adding the domain before data:

$ python exportdata app.model –permalinks=get_absolute_url,get_absolute_admin_url


###0.2 (2013-07-20)

  • Moved many operations in methods with improvements
  • Added advanced fitration for --filters option
  • Added support --range option
  • Added --filepath option for set file for save data
  • Added --permalinks option for get models.permalink decorated fields
  • Added help for all options and for the command
  • Added package documentation on ReadTheDocs

###0.1 (2013-07-13)

Initial release

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