Separator format for multiple entry custom fields

I've been trying to import lists with entries which live in multiple entry custom fields, but couldn't work out how to import them. But I have now and thought I'd share it with you.

Cutting to the chase, use double pipes ie || between the options. So for a list that has three fields (the third being a custom field with multiple options)

name, email address, option1||option2||option3||...||option n

Hope this helps.

Warmly,
Bob Alexander

Dave Dave, 8 years ago

Hey Bob,

Thanks so much for sharing that and apologies if it was tough to track down. We explain this i the help docs here:

http://help.campaignmonitor.com/topic.aspx?t=94

But perhaps we need to make that easier to find from within your account.

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