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How to approach using and external text doc to update database records.

Thread began 11/23/2015 3:03 pm by Jared Lui | Last modified 11/23/2015 7:02 pm by Jared Lui | 244 views | 2 replies

Jared Lui

How to approach using and external text doc to update database records.

Client has a desktop software package for their inventory and accounting needs. This server is in-house and not linkable to the internet therefore I cannot simply tie to the two databases together. The client currently uses a script that creates a text file and an excel file that they use to upload 3 other third party websites that list their inventories on a daily basis manually.

They want to use this same approach to update their Powerstore shopping cart.

I need to know what steps I need to take to make this happen.

An example of the excel file they use now is below. I can write a script to retrieve more/different info if needed.


MS24590-6 112 OH
MS20823-6B 1120 NE
MS28720-8 2 NE

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