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Import Records using variables in the directory

Question asked by LuisLoya on May 4, 2015
Latest reply on May 4, 2015 by philmodjunk

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Import Records using variables in the directory

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Hello,

I am trying to write a script to import data from a list of files (I have over 300 FM12 files that need to be merged into a single database)

I am using the following script:

Set Field [input number;0]

Loop

Set Field [inputNumber;inputNumber+1]

Import Records [No dialog;"$inputDirectory";add;Womdpws ANSI]

Exit Loop if [inputDirectory="END"]

End Loop

 

The file directories live in a table with a list of input numbers.  As the variable inputNumber is updated, a new value is stored in inputDirectory.

 

The script does not seem to work, and I'm guessing it's because of either a syntax error, or the Import Fields command does not allow for a variable in the file directory.

 

Any help with this would be much appreciated!

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