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DataObjectManager Module

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Bulk uploader on the front end


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UncleCheese

9 February 2010 at 1:03pm 4085 Posts

Well CSV is pretty universal. I would just import it into your CalendarDateTime table. You may have to map the fields but that's easy. ICS is the standard format for calendars, though, so I'm surprised you're not using that.

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orion

7 March 2010 at 3:07pm Community Member, 20 Posts

Hi Uncle Cheese,

Since it is a csv file, how do I import to the calendarDatetime table? Do I do it as the same procedure as an ICS file where I would drop ICS file into the import folder and then run it? or is it a completely different process?

Thanks Again

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UncleCheese

7 March 2010 at 5:16pm 4085 Posts

No, the import function looks for an ICS file. To import a CSV you'll have to write a script to map your fields in the CSV file to those in the CalendarDateTime table.. I usually just use Excel..

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Silver

7 March 2010 at 6:39pm Community Member, 12 Posts

I have a project where we are doing the same thing...calendar data is being exported using a csv file. When you say you usually use excel what does that mean? What are you using excel for? I am trying to understand the steps clearly here. I appreciate any help Uncle Cheese.

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UncleCheese

7 March 2010 at 7:08pm 4085 Posts

You import the CSV into Excel, and then in a new column on the right, you build out insert statements, e.g..

INSERT INTO .... FieldName = ' =A1 ', AnotherFieldName = ' =B1 ' etc...

Then you can just copy them all the way down and it will build them out for you and you can just paste them in to your DB admin tool.

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UncleCheese

7 March 2010 at 7:09pm 4085 Posts

The other thing you could try is setting up a ModelAdmin interface for CalendarDateTime and using the Import feature.

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Silver

7 March 2010 at 7:14pm Community Member, 12 Posts

Thank you. I will try this out and let you know.

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Silver

7 March 2010 at 8:04pm Community Member, 12 Posts

Oh I did not see this post. Would you be able to elaborate on this please? How would the model admin work?