View Full Version : Flat File Import

Neil Washbrook
August 16th, 2005, 04:38 PM
Currently I run a slightly modificed dcscripts product for a file library which I can fairly easily manipulate to get a flat file output of its contents. Is there a flat file import into vbGallery available to make the job of repopulating a little less painfull

Neil Washbrook
August 16th, 2005, 08:19 PM
Well basically I can create a flat file in any format needed as I can do the programming for that bit <grin>

Probably along the lines of

Neil Washbrook
August 16th, 2005, 08:29 PM
Without any manipulation at all the file looks like this


Which is
Unique ID
Category - this would have to be maniipulated to match new category
Description - can be fairly lengthy so may need to be clipped
User Name - for import fairly irrelevant
User Email - for import fairly irrelevant
Download Count
Dont Care (Number of Ratings)
Dont Care (Average Rating)
Time Stamp

Neil Washbrook
September 8th, 2005, 07:23 PM
Sorry for the delay in responding - between that post and this one had to have an operation on my foot! I can probably do it myself when the time comes but will raise a ticket if I get a problem