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Importing a CSV file into view

This tip shows you how to import a CSV file as tabular text.

This code enables you to import a CSV file as tabular text.

Note: You can only use a format file by selecting Tabular text as import. But the *.csv file won't be shown when Tabular text is selected. Select the file first (under Structured Text field type) then change the file type to Tabular text. Or you can type in the filename manually.

Sample view
number, number, text,text

Sample CSV file (*.csv)

"1052359936","1052360735","ZA","SOUTH AFRICA"
"1052360736","1052360743","UK","UNITED KINGDOM"

The format file (*.col)

("): width 1
IPFrom: type number until '","';
IPTo: type number until '","';
CountryShort: type text until '","';
CountryLong: type text until '"'; 

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