mdb-import - Man Page

Import CSV data into an MDB database.

Synopsis

mdb-import [-H lines] [-d char] database table csvfile
mdb-import -h|--help
mdb-import --version

Description

mdb-import is a utility program distributed with MDB Tools.

It reads a CSV (comma separated value) file and add the data into table of database.

Options

-H, ā€‰--header lines

Skip lines of CSV header.

-d, ā€‰--delimiter char

Specify an alternative column delimiter. Default is , (comma).

--version

Print the mdbtools version and exit

Notes

Environment

MDB_JET3_CHARSET

Defines the charset of the JET3 (access 97) file. Default is CP1252. See iconv(1).

MDBICONV

Defines the input charset to use for the SQL file. Default is UTF-8. mdbtools must have been compiled with iconv.

MDBOPTS

Colon-separated list of options:

  • debug_like
  • debug_write
  • debug_usage
  • debug_ole
  • debug_row
  • debug_props
  • debug_all is a shortcut for all debug_* options
  • no_memo (deprecated; has no effect)
  • use_index (experimental; requires libmswstr)

See Also

mdb-array(1) mdb-count(1) mdb-export(1) mdb-header(1) mdb-hexdump(1) mdb-json(1) mdb-parsecsv(1) mdb-prop(1) mdb-queries(1) mdb-schema(1) mdb-sql(1) mdb-tables(1) mdb-ver(1)

History

mdb-import first appeared in MDB Tools 0.7.

Authors

The mdb-import utility was written by Brian Bruns.

Bugs

mdb-import does not enforce any kind of checks. You can violate constraints.

Referenced By

mdb-array(1), mdb-count(1), mdb-export(1), mdb-header(1), mdb-hexdump(1), mdb-json(1), mdb-parsecsv(1), mdb-prop(1), mdb-queries(1), mdb-schema(1), mdb-sql(1), mdb-tables(1), mdb-ver(1).

22 July 2021 MDBTools 0.9.3 Executable programs or shell commands