There are several methods to get data in and out of your database, and recommended uses for each method.
|Method||Recommended uses||For more information|
Import and Export from the File menu in the development environment.
To move, copy, or share objects from Object Designer.
ImportObjects and ExportObjects commands.
To move, copy, or share objects from a command prompt. Use the commands if you want to automate the import or export.
Export the dataset of a report as an .xml file.
Import and export text strings by choosing Translate on the Tools menu in the development environment.
To translate strings for customized objects in a multilanguage environment.
Import from or export to a backup file by choosing Backup on the Tools menu.
To backup a database or a company within a database.
How to: Make Backups