|When Manager App users want to add new Menu Items in bulk to the Menus App instead of manually entering Menu Items individually the Menu Item Import .|
|This article will tech you how to use the Menu Item Import table and content validation feature.|
|IMPORTANT This feature is only available in the New UI.|
Go to Menus > Admin > Menu Item Import 
When you have filled in all the columns for a new Menu Item you can add a new column for another Menu Item by clicking the Add Row  button.
If you need to delete a row you have created click the Delete  icon.
After you have all the new Menu Items recorded click the Save  button.
Content validation will highlight conflicts in red to prevent accidental errors when entering data into the form. When there is a conflict use the Tool-tip  on the left of the table to view more detail about the conflict.
Menu Item Details
When filling in the Menu Item details the marked fields * are mandatory:
- Item Name* (50-character limit)
- Item Name Cymarage (50-character limit)
NOTE This option will only work if the Welsh translation function is enabled
- ID* (10-character alpha/numerical limit)
- Description/Description Cymarage (100-character limit)
- Pricing columns are all set to 2 decimal point (e.g. £10.00)
- Menu Type* (use one of the following entries)
- The Menu Labels  are customised fields, please refer to Menus - Items Custom Labels.
- Ingredients column is used to add a complete list of ingredients for each menu item. When filling in the ingredients use a comma between each ingredient. To keep in line with appropriate allergen regulations use Bold (Ctrl+B), Italics (Ctrl+I) or Underline (Ctrl+U) formatting to highlight allergens.
Menu Item Allergens
It is important to fill in the Allergens columns for all Menu Items so Students can be prevented from selecting meals that conflict with their allergy settings on all meal ordering platforms.
The Allergen columns  have the 14 most common Allergies listed and a No Allergens Column, when filling in the Allergen columns type in Yes where an allergen is identified. When there is no allergen identified you can either enter No or leave the column blank.
Allergen validation: When the No Allergens  column is marked with a Yes and an Allergen (e.g. Eggs ) is marked as Yes the cell’s will be highlighted to alert you to the conflict. If you scroll to the left of the table, you will see an Alert Icon  which will advise you of the validation conflict.
Menu Item Diet Types
It is important to fill in the Diet Type columns  for all Menu Items so Students can be prevented from selecting meals that conflict with their Dietary requirements on all meal ordering platforms.
When filling in the Diet Types columns type in Yes where a Diet Type is identified. When there is No Diet Type identified you can either enter No or leave the column blank.
When a Diet Type (e.g. Suitable for Vegetarian) is marked as Yes and a conflicting Diet Type (e.g. Contains Beef) has also been marked as Yes the cell’s will be highlighted to alert you to the conflict. If you scroll to the left of the table, you will see the Tool-tip  on the left of the table to view more detail about the conflict.
Text Entry errors
When filling in the Allergens and Diet Types typing in Y  instead of Yes or N  instead of No will be identified as a conflict in the Tool-tip on the left of the table.
The text required in these cells must be one of the following to pass the validation:
- Blank cell
When filling in the Menu Item Details Price columns and Nutrition columns will only accept entries to 2 decimal places (000.00). If you type in more than 2 decimal places the excess numbers will be automatically deleted.