How to use the Import Tool

Aims:

Teaches how to use the Import Tool to batch import new records and to update existing records in EMu.

Format:

One or two day course depending on the skills / experience of trainees.

Prerequisites:

How to use EMu training course (or experience with the concepts covered in the How to use EMu training course).

Course Outline:

The Courseware Table of Contents includes:

  • Section 1 - About this course
  • Section 2 - The Import Tool
    • Permissions and Import Tool Registry settings
  • Section 3 - How to build an Import file
    • Data file formats supported by the Import Tool 7
    • Kinds of fields that can be specified in an Import data file 8
    • How to find the back-end column name
    • Atomic reference (an attachment field)
    • Table reference (a table of attachments)
  • Section 4 - How to update records with the Import Tool
  • Section 5 - How to append data to a table using the Import Tool
  • Section 6 - How to generate the XML by running a report

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