Flat Files


Flat files such as CSVs can be easily imported into datapine with just a few clicks. You can query and visualize and also cross-query them with other data sources. When importing a flat file, datapine tries to automatically detect column data types, controls for broken values and ensures straightforward automated updates. In this section you will learn how to prepare, upload and update your CSV files connected to datapine.


Before you start connecting a CSV files to datapine you should decide whether you want to upload this file once or if you wish to update the files regularly. For these two use cases we offer two different ways to upload or connect your CSV file to datapine:


1) Upload files directly from your computer


2) Connect files via link from cloud storage services like dropbox, box or Google Drive