[Text DataSources] CSV

This recipe demonstrates how to read data from a CSV (Comma Separated Value) file using a text datasource.

Steps taken:

  1. Create a text datasource (saving-chinese.ds).
  2. Enter the file path of the CSV file into the “Define Text Datasource > File URL” field.
  3. Set Date, Time and Timestamp formats properly. Set “Access Type” to “Separator Character”. Select the “First line is header” checkbox.
  4. On the next page, select “Separator” as “Comma”. Infer schema to load data. Click “Finish”.

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