Note: Before you proceed with the following instructions, back up the database. If your organization integrates multiple Blackbaud products, refer to the Additional Requirements section of the backup solution.

 
       
    • Open the import file created in step 3 in Excel.

         
      1. Sort the spreadsheet by the Attribute column and delete any attribute besides the one to change
      2. Change the attribute category from the old attribute name to the new attribute name created in Step 1
      3. Keep the attribute import ID value the same to overwrite the existing attribute or blank out the values to import new attributes
         
      4. Copy the Attribute Description values into the Attribute Date fields
         
      5. Highlight the Attribute Description column and select Format, Cells from the menu bar
      6. Highlight Date and select the appropriate format (for example select the option May02 for a date of 5/14/2002)
         
      7. Import the attributes (BB8670)