SmartConnect 2018

Text File Data Source

A text file data source uses the text file ODBC driver to load data from a text file.


To add a Text File data source to a map:

1.Select create or select the Maps Quick Link and double click on the map to be edited.
2.Enter the map id and description if creating a new map
3.Select the data source area on the map window.
4.Select Bulk Data Load as the data source type.
5.Select Text File as the Data Source.
6.Use the lookup to select the text file to load.
7.If required use the Create Schema file button to define columns and column types.
8.Select Preview to view the columns and data returned by the data source.
9.Select Validate to ensure that the data source settings are valid.