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EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird

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Q:
What is EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird utility?
A:
EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird is a powerful tool to import your data quickly from MS Access, MS Excel, DBF, TXT and CSV files to InterBase/FireBird Server tables. It provides adjustable import parameters, including source data formats for all the fields and destination data formats for the selected fields, commit options, number of records to skip, etc. IB Data Import includes a wizard, which allows you to set all the import options for different files visually, and a command-line utility to execute import in one-touch.
Q:
What do I need to start working with EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird?
A:
First of all you must have an opportunity to connect to some local or remote InterBase/Firebird server. Besides you need your computer to satisfy the system requirements of EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird.
Q:
What is the easiest way to configure the template files for EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird console application?
A:
You can configure the template files for each table or export type visually using the Data Import Wizard. Set the required export options on Step 3 of the wizard and click button ‘Save Import Options‘. All the options will be saved to the template file, which can be used by the console application.
Q:
What is the difference between the Import function in EMS SQL Manager for InterBase/Firebird tool and EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird utility?
A:
EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird includes some additional features, which are not available in the SQL Manager for InterBase/Firebird such as:
  • Import data to several tables at once;
  • Import data to tables selected from different databases on one host;
  • Command line utility to Import data using the configuration file with all the Import options.
Q:
I‘ve downloaded a trial version of EMS Data Import for InterBase/Firebird , but not all records of the source file are imported. What’s the reason for this?
A:

This is a limitation of the trial version which imports only 20% of all records. With a registered version all the records are processed.