Imports can be run directly from the Import Maintenance screen, rather than using the Task Centre.
To access Importing, select Modules > Import > Import Maintenance.
The page displays as follows:
This shows import profiles that have been defined previously.
To run an import:
You will then be shown a series of tabs with which to define the import.
You need to define the following, from the drop-down lists:
Source type option:
Move processed files to the processed folder: this will override the value set in the import template and move the file to the processed folder if checked.
Run Duplicate Detection when import completes: This overrides the value set in the Import Template.
This allows an email to be sent to you once the import is complete.
A notification template should be set up in advance.
This tab allows you to pre-define several global edit operations.
Once the import is complete, each global edit operation will be executed in turn.
When you have finished, click on Run import.
Experiencing problems with importing? See the Troubleshooting Guide.