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4. Data Import Options

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Step 4 is the options available when importing the data into Theatre Manager.

Parts of the Import Data Window

The first step in the data import process.
Opens the user's operating system dialog for opening a file.
Delimiter Select the type of delimiter used in the import file. The two possible types are Tab Delimited and Comma Separated.
The fourth step in the data import process.
Include Header Record If the first row of the data import file contains information that needs to be imported, then check this box to include the data. Otherwise the information will not be included as TM assumes that it is header information.
Delete existing data and import as new records
Import all data as new records A new patron record will be created for each row of the data that is imported.
Import only data that does not exist During the import, TM will look for duplicates and only import new data.
Replace existing data only During the import, TM will look for matching records and replace the existing information contained in the record.
Replace existing data and import new data During the import, TM will look for matching records to update, and if records aren't found, it will create new records.
Cancels the data import process.
Moves to the previous step in the data import process. Click here for more information on the previous step of the data import process.
Moves to the next step in the data import process of importing the data.