|Logging Tool Tour||Filters Menu|
FeaturesFig. Database-Menu-1: The database menu.
|Import activity data...||Imports data for a given activity from a character delimited text file. Usually the tab character separates columns.|
|Export activity data...||Exports data for a given activity to a character delimited text file. Often users specify a tab character to separate columns.|
|Exit||Quits the program, asks users to save any changes they have made since the last time they saved their log data.|
Import activity data
Export activity data
- Click on "Database Menu".
Click on "Export Activity Data...". You should see the dialog shown in
Fig. Database-Menu-2: Exporting activity data.
- Select an activity.
Specify a date format for all the date field values. CST allows you
to export to various formats. For example
dd/MM/yyyywill represent the date February 4, 2009 as
- Specify a delimiter column to separate columns. Often users will select the tab character but they can specify another character in the "Use Character" text field.
- Click "Browse" to select the name of a text output file whose name ends in ".txt".
- Press "Export". Your output file will have a similar format to the export file shown below.
Fig. Database-Menu-3: A sample file created by exporting activity data from CST.
Author: Sheila Raynor