Schema Downloads

The following documents describe the XML and CSV file formats for saving work from a different system for importing into CostsMaster or for loading a file exported from CostsMaster into a different system.

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LinkCMS XML Schema v2.1

This schema is only supported by CostsMaster 5 and later. It adds support for J-Codes and New Bill codes for tasks, activities and expenses.

LinkCMS CSV Specification v2.1

This CSV specification is support by CostsMaster 5 and later. It adds support for J-Codes and new Bill tasks, activities and expenses.

DownloadCMS XML Schema V2.0

This schema can be used when importing or exporting basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.

V2.0 adds optional fields for phase descriptions which you can use if your time recording system contains such information.

Requires CostsMaster 4.0 or later.

DownloadCMS CSV Specification V2.0

This PDF file describes the format of a CSV file that can be used to import basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.V2.0 adds optional fields for phase descriptions which you can use if your time recording system contains such information.

Updated 26/3/14 to include some supported party codes that had been omitted from the previous version.

Requires CostsMaster 4.0 or later.

DownloadCMS XML Schema V1.1

This schema can be used when importing or exporting basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.

V1.1 adds optional fields for location and party name which you can use if your time recording system contains such information.

Requires CostsMaster 3.6 or later.

DownloadCMS CSV Specification V1.1

This PDF file describes the format of a CSV file that can be used to import basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.

V1.1 adds optional fields for location and party name which you can use if your time recording system contains such information.

Requires CostsMaster 3.6 or later.

DownloadCMS XML Schema V1.0

This schema can be used when importing or exporting basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.

DownloadCMS CSV Specification V1.0

This PDF file describes the format of a CSV file that can be used to import basic attendance and disbursement data. It is ideally suited to transferring data from a case management system.