Problem exporting/Importing Models

Author: (parcaya)

Dear Sirs, we are having a problem exporting models. We follow the following procedure: 1.-  execute a "analyze model" 2.-  we export 3.-  we import and does not retain the most recent changes. Any ideas?


  1. Are the most recent changes additions (new fields/entities) or removals (deleted fields/entities)? 

    Author: Iain Sharp (
  2. Following Iain's question: Are you by any chance exporting from a development staging environment and importing to a (non-empty) test environment, or similar situation? The non-empty model that you are importing into is key here.

    Author: Arjen van Vliet (
  3. We always remove the model before importing it. The import module is more like a merge module, it doesn't cleanup removed variables and so one And this applies also for forms, services,...

    Author: Stijn Courtheyn (