It's easy to upload your team members and projects into Float using our Import feature. Here's how:

1.. Start by selecting Import from the People or Projects page:

2. Download our CSV template so you can see all the available fields. CSV files can be created, edited, and opened in Excel or Google Sheets. 

Check Pre-populate with your existing team (projects) if you want to see how your current data is structured. Just remember to delete this data before you upload in order to avoid duplicate entries.

3. Fill out any relevant data in the template. The Name (Project) column is the only mandatory field. 

When you're done, select the Attach CSV File option from the Import tab and upload — simple as that!

Import tips:


People: 

  • It’s not possible at this time to assign access rights using the CSV import. 
  • For People Type, Employees are marked as 1, Contractors are 2, and Unassigned Roles are 3. 
  • For Start-End Dates, the format is mm-dd-yyyy.
  • Multiple tags should be separated by a comma.
  • You can only import the maximum number of people available in your plan.

Projects: 

  • To mark a project as Tentative or Non-billable, mark ‘Y’ in the correct column. Leave blank otherwise. 
  • Multiple tags and tasks should be separated by a comma.
  • There is a maximum of 500 projects per upload.

Altering or adding columns will result in an error message when uploading. 

If your data is located in another platform or tool which can be imported via our API or Zapier, please see here

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