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Reading Csv Files with Text_io in Oracle D2k Forms

Below is the example to read and import comma delimited csv file in oracle forms with D2k_Delimited_String package. This package is available in D2kdlstr.pll library.

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Create the following procedure in program unit of Oracle forms.

Procedure Import_csv_file (I_FILENAME IN VARCHAR2) Is
   -- Text File Type
   Infile        Text_Io.File_Type;
   Linebuf       Varchar2 (4000);
   V_Getstring   Varchar2 (100);

   -- Field Values Array
   Type Fieldvalue Is Table Of Varchar2(100)
      Index By Binary_Integer;

   Fv            Fieldvalue;
   Rec_Count Number := 0;
Begin
   Infile := Text_Io.Fopen (I_FILENAME, 'R');
   -- Read File

   Loop
           ---
           Rec_Count := Rec_Count + 1;
      Text_Io.Get_Line (Infile, Linebuf);
      Linebuf := Linebuf || ',';
         -- read from 1 to number of occurrences of comma or any other delimiter
         -- below giving example for 3 occurrences
         For I In 1 .. 3
         Loop
            Fv (I) := D2k_Delimited_String.Getstring (Linebuf, I, False, ',');
         End Loop;

         Begin
               ---
            Insert Into yourtable (col1, col2, col3)
                                    Values ( Fv(1), Fv(2), Fv(3));

         Exception
            When Others
            Then
               Message (Sqlerrm);
         End;
   End Loop;

   Text_Io.Fclose (Infile);
Exception
   When No_Data_Found Then
  
   -- End Of The Text File Reached.... Then Save...
       commit_form;
--  Message(Sqlerrm);
      Text_Io.Fclose (Infile);
      Message ('Import Completed.');
   When Others Then
      Text_Io.Fclose (Infile);
      message(sqlerrm);
End;

See also:

https://foxinfotech.in/2014/02/writing-text-file-from-tabular-block-oracle-forms.html


Reading CSV Files in Oracle Forms

Reviewed by Marian Burn on

Feb 25

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2 thoughts on “Reading Csv Files with Text_io in Oracle D2k Forms”

  1. Simply attached this plsql library to your form... from the attache library node then use the code....

  2. Sir,

    Where to include D2kdlstr.pll . It is most useful for me as I have frequently need to upload Excel data into oracle table for which I'm using TOAD.

    Requesting your quick response.

    Thanks

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