Crimson 3 Auto Mapping enables users to quickly map fields for import. Users can also choose to save commonly mapped fields. All this occurs in Step 3 Mapping of imports. For more information on importing, please see Crimson 3: Importing New People Records, Crimson 3: Importing New Contributions, Crimson 3: Importing New Expenditures or Treasury Receipts, Crimson 3 FAQ How Do I Import Partnership Attributions, Crimson 3: Importing New Payee Records, Crimson 3: Importing – Lists to Append Records, Crimson 3: Events Module Import Guide
Mapping refers to matching the column headers from the Excel to the corresponding names in Crimson. For example, First Name might be FNAME in the Excel but it will match to Crimson’s First Name. In Crimson 3, you can map field by field using the drop-down list, auto mapping, or load saved mapping.
- To auto map, navigate to your import and begin like normal.
- In Step 3 Mapping, click the button to begin auto mapping.
- Crimson will then give you a notification on how many of your Columns in File were matched to Columns in Database. Take this moment to check any columns that were not mapped, and to ensure that the fields were mapped as you intended.
- Manually map any fields unable to be auto mapped.
- Click when you are ready to continue the import.
** For a list of fields that map to Crimson’s Database, please check out this template.
To load mapping, navigate to your import and follow the steps to Step 3 Mapping. If you have already saved mapping, click the button to load mapping. You can then move on to complete your import.
If you have not saved mapping, follow the steps to do so.
- In Step 3 Mapping, manually map the fields or use the Auto Mapping
- Once you have the fields mapped, click .
- Then, use the fields that appear to Enter new name for the mapping you just saved and click Save to new Mapping.
- Once you have saved mapping, you can use the Save to selected Mapping button and drop-down menu to save the mapping to an existing saved mapping.
- Once you have saved searches, in Step 3 Mapping click Then use the drop-down list to select the saved mapping you want to load. Then click again.
- Check for any unmapped columns and then click to continue importing.