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mdb-import(1) Executable programs or shell commands mdb-import(1)

NAME

mdb-import - Import CSV data into an MDB database.

SYNOPSIS

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

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, --header lines
Skip lines of CSV header.
-d, --delimiter char
Specify an alternative column delimiter. Default is , (comma).

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
semi-column separated list of options:
  • use_index
  • no_memo
  • debug_like
  • debug_write
  • debug_usage
  • debug_ole
  • debug_row
  • debug_props
  • debug_all is a shortcut for all debug_* options

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.
29 December 2020 MDBTools 0.9.1-beta2