Export Options 

You can create a task to export folders / files / list items including attachments along with their metadata from SharePoint List to file system or network share. The export task enables users to select the export options in order to specify his requirements. 

  1. Export list contents and metadata: Export SharePoint list contents (folders/files/list item attachments) and its associated metadata to the local file system or network share.

  2. Export list contents (physical files) only: Export SharePoint list contents (folders/files/list item attachments) to the local file system or network share. Metadata will not be exported.

  3. Export metadata only: Export metadata for SharePoint list contents to the local file system or network share. Physical files or attachment files will not be exported.

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The Export Options step appears as shown below:

 

Select the required export options. The wizard guides you with the steps accordingly.