Importing a flat file definition

Before you can use a flat file definition, you must import the flat file definition from the server.

Note: Importing a flat file definition from the server or a classic file, saves the XML file in your workspace. Renaming the flat file definition also renames the XML file in your workspace.
  1. In the Mapping Explorer, right click a mapping project and click Import > Flat File Definition from Server.

    The Import Flat File Definition wizard is displayed.

  2. Select the appropriate server then click Next.
  3. Select the flat file definition to import.
  4. Click Finish.
    Flat File Definition node is displayed in the Mapping Explorer. Double-click to open the flat file definition in the Flat File Definition Editor. Right-click the Flat File Definition node and click Open Flat File Definition can also open the flat file definition.