DEFINITION

The importing of events is used to create new events in a schedule, using an external source.

These new events may have multiple dimensions, and must possess, as a minimum:

  • a resource,

  • and a start date.

Three types of import are possible:

  • Simple insertion of new events,

  • Simple update of existing events,

  • Update of existing events and insertion of new events.

An import of events, using a unique source, which might be:

  • A CSV file format,

  • A worksheet (or a tab) in an Excel file,

  • A database table of one of the following formats:

    • MSAccess,

    • MySQL,

    • Oracle,

    • SQL Server,

    • PostgreSQL,

    • MariaDB,

  • Specific values.

Caution

For an event to be imported, the resources included must already exist in the schedule.

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