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Import with delimited text files

March 2006

Please note that two of the templates, RAE2008DataRA2.csv and RAE2008DataRA2.txt, have been amended. There have been three new columns ("DOI", "InterestConflicts", "DatesConflictExplanation") added to the RA2 Research outputs form. The import engine will still accept both old and new file formats.

January 2006

Please note that some of the templates have been amended. A few minor errors in the RA4 template files for delimited text files have been discovered, the errors are listed below and the template files below have been updated. The import engine will still except both file formats.

The errors are as follows:

December 2005

Data may be imported into the RAE 2008 data collection software using delimited text files. The delimiter can be one of three characters commonly used - the comma, semicolon and tab. The templates listed below give the structure that the data collection software will expect the files to take, using particular delimiters. Information about the fields in the templates can be found in the 'Guidance on submissions' (RAE 03/2005).

CSV Templates

These templates are examples of delimited text files using commas as a delimiter.

Tabbed Templates

These templates are examples of delimited text files using tabs as a delimiter.