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Hello everyone,

I'm trying to add a new impact assessment method (LC-Impact) to the openLCA software in order to calculate the biodiversity impacts of a system specifically as this impact assessment method isn't currently available in the openLCA nexus page. Is it possible to copy and paste the characterization (impact) factors for the different flows of the respective impact categories directly into the openLCA software from the excel sheet (or) can the flows and the corresponding characterization factors (for the specific impact categories) only be added manually? I'm asking this as there are many flows for each impact category and it looks tedious and time consuming to add everything manually. Thanks in advance.

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Hi Raveen,

very interesting question, it workds not exactly as pasting excel files but you do not need to do it manually. If you want we can schedule a call to discuss details, the method fits nicely to openLCA 2 with the regional impact assessment capabilities. Let me know.

Thank you!

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Hi Julian, you can of course create a new method, create new categories, and add flows with factors? Or since openLCA 2, you can also copy existing categories to your method?