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Importing Text Files

There are three main ways of loading text files into ReadySuite.

  1. Specify the “Text Path” while importing a load file.
  2. Drag in the folder containing the text files into ReadySuite’s main window.
  3. Click on the “External Data” tab, then in the “Import Section”, choose “Text Files”.

While Importing Load File

While [Importing a Load File], on the field containing the location of the extracted text files, specify that field’s “Data Type” as “Text Path”, and then paste the folder location containing the text files in the “Root Path” box.

Then click “Start”.

Dragging in the Folder

Drag the folder containing the text files into ReadySuite’s main window. It will bring up this window:

Click “Import Text Files”. Then a new window appears.

Specify whether you want to add unlinked documents as new records. If this is the first set of text files being imported, then it should be checked. If you don’t want additional text files to add new records, then uncheck this option. Then click “Next”.

At this step, specify which folders to load. Uncheck the folders whose text files you do not want to load into the workspace. Then click “Next”.

In this window, specify how the document identifier (Document Link) will be extracted. Text files can still be renumbered after importing. To number the documents with a completely new prefix and series of numbers, choose “Use custom identifier”, and then type in the first entry in the new series. If the default option is fine, then click “Start”.

The text files will be loaded, and the icons on the workspace will change to reflect this. Click on the “Text” tab in the left panel, and then click on any of the documents to view the extracted text in the left “Document Text” panel.

External Data -> Import

Click on the “External Data” tab, then in the “Import Section”, choose “Text Files”.

A new window will appear.

Either paste the folder containing the text files into the “Data Path” box, or click on the “Browse” folder and navigate to it.

Then continue with the steps outlined in Dragging in the Folder, starting with the second screenshot.