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How to

How to

Products: WorkStation
Functionalities: Trends
Product version: 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 2022, 2023, 2024

Exporting a Trend Log List to XML format

You export a trend log list to XML format if you want to open it in an XML editor for viewing and processing.


When you are exporting log data and then importing it to another EcoStruxure BMS, change the time zone to UTC before the export to make sure the imported time stamps show the correct time

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Trend log lists and records can be exported in two different formats:

  • CSV

  • XML


CSV (Comma separated values) is a standard file format for digital storage of data structured in a table of lists form. The CSV format can be used by Excel and in databases such as SQL.


XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a standard file format for structured data and can be use with a lot of different tools.

To export a trend log list to XML format
  1. In WorkStation, in the System Tree pane, select the trend log list you want to export.

  2. On the Trend Log List toolbar, click the Export to .XML button


  3. Browse to the folder where you want to save the file.

  4. In the File name box, type a name.

  5. Click Save .

The trend log list is now exported to XML format.

  • Trend Log Lists in WorkStation
  • How Trend Logs Work
  • Exporting a Trend Log List to CSV Format
  • Export of Trend Log Lists and Records
  • Trend Log List Event Icons
  • Importing Log Data to a Trend Log