Subject Re: [firebird-support] How to import data from text files
Author Martijn Tonies
Hi Sam,

> How do I import pipeseparated data in text files to my firebird
> tables. I am using latest 1.5. I tried IBPump but could not get the
> DSN set up for use. It was a bit complicating for me.
> Advanced data generator from requires each
> column value to be in a separate line. This means a separate file for
> each column I have ! Phew!

The Advanced Data Generator is a different tool for a different job :-)

> Any help would be appreciated.

Download "Database Workbench" from the same site, and try using
the "Import" function from the Tools menu. It gives you the possibility
to do a CSV import, but also to define your own column delimiter,
entering the pipe symbol here should probably help.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Upscene Productions