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  • #16
    Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

    Hi Paul,
    Attached is an example of how I might go about the task you have described. Put your new CSV spreadsheets into the "New" folder and start the import. I made the table with field names from the spreadsheet stripped of all the extra special characters and made then close to what they are in the spreadsheet. However it doesn't matter what they are in the spreadsheet it just reads them all in order and writes them in order. There is a placeholder txt file in the Archive folder. An empty folder will not get zipped so I put that in there to get the Archive folder in the zip file. Hope this helps.
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    Mike W
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    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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    • #17
      Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

      Originally posted by Mike Wilson View Post
      Hi Paul,
      Attached is an example of how I might go about the task you have described. Put your new CSV spreadsheets into the "New" folder and start the import. I made the table with field names from the spreadsheet stripped of all the extra special characters and made then close to what they are in the spreadsheet. However it doesn't matter what they are in the spreadsheet it just reads them all in order and writes them in order. There is a placeholder txt file in the Archive folder. An empty folder will not get zipped so I put that in there to get the Archive folder in the zip file. Hope this helps.
      Thanks you Mike for the Christmas present, It's great!
      Excellent excellent work !

      I just finished installing the meters at the locations, so I should get some real data on January 1st. In the meantime I'll play with what I have and build from there the full project (I hope?).
      I was looking the code over and some code I had similar, but was missing way to much and of course mine didn't work, as I am not a programmer.
      I am retiring early in 6 months (I hope) and want to learn this to keep my mind sharp, but I have some personal issues now with health that might make it very hard for me to pursue as planned. Hard to teach an old dog new tricks, but I'll keep trying!
      Thank you so much for helping me out!
      Thank you everyone else too for your assistance in this, it is really truly appreciated and I appreciate all the help in the community that help people like me that just don't always get it, but want to learn somehow!


      Thanks!
      Paul

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      • #18
        Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

        Hi Mike,
        Is there a reason the Mainmenu cannot be put in design mode to see your scripts?
        Robin

        Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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        • #19
          Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

          Originally posted by MoGrace View Post
          Hi Mike,
          Is there a reason the Mainmenu cannot be put in design mode to see your scripts?
          Works for me!

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          • #20
            Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

            Hi Robin,
            open developer first and then open workspace folder where you unzipped file or it will launch the Alpha runtime if you double click the .adb file

            Paul

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            • #21
              Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

              Thanks Paul, I didn't know that...
              Robin

              Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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              • #22
                Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

                The following post newly added to the Code Archive may be of use if you can figure it out.

                https://forum.alphasoftware.com/show...ne-for-Desktop

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                • #23
                  Re: CSV or excel file importing help?

                  Thank you for the posting. I will have some fun playing with this one.
                  I really appreciate the input and this code to learn from.

                  Thanks Paul!!!

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