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database in retail ice
« on: September 20, 2011, 01:32:35 PM »
can i import my inventory from excel to retail ice? i came across an add in to excel which wud supposedly let me import/ export from/to excel/sql db.. if all that makes sense.. pls help me out by posting the "how to...". thank you.


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Re: database in retail ice
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2011, 07:25:23 PM »
In general, it would go something like this:
- select the export option in the add-in
- it should give you options for the export type (from what I have read on Retail ICE, it's SQLbase)
- it should then give you an option to find or specify the database by name
- hopefully the add-in will allow you to select an existing table within the database to receive the export -- you will need to figure out the correct table (or tables) to hold your information
- you would then need to "map" the fields, such as "column C" in your spreadsheet matches to the "description" field in the inventory table
- then run the export process, and it will certainly get errors
- read the errors, try to clean up your data, and keep repeating until you get a clean load



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