Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 14 years ago

#1028 closed task

Write specification for batch upload/modificatin of items — at Version 7

Reported by: Jari Häkkinen Owned by: Jari Häkkinen
Priority: blocker Milestone: BASE 2.8
Component: coreplugins Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by Jari Häkkinen)

References to the latest versions of files (please keep this list up to date):

Sample files:

  • Sample spreadsheet with comments (batchimport_sample.ods). The spreadsheet contains multiple sample sheets for use with the importer. Each item type to be supported has a separate sheet. Currently there is pooling only for Sample items in the sample sheets, and the BASE internal 'id' is not used. Types to be done are Hybridization, Scan, RawBioassay, and Experiment.

Change History (11)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

Priority: majorblocker

Changed 14 years ago by Nicklas Nordborg

Attachment: batchimport.txt added

First draft of a developers view

Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

Attachment: batchimport-2.txt added

comment:3 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

I have added a version 2 of the specification doc. There are a couple of comments, look for JH. I'll create sample docs matching the specs, and I am looking into the list of importable objects.

Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

First draft of a users view

comment:4 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

Description: modified (diff)

comment:5 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

In the batchimport.txt document there is a discussion on multi-item references:

Data for a single item may be split onto multiple lines. The first
line contains simple properties and single-item references, and the
first multi-item reference. If there are more multi-item references
they should be on the following lines with empty values in all other
columns, except for the column holding the item identifier, which
must have the same value on all lines. If the following lines
contains other data, this should be ignored, or it may be considered
an error condition. It may be caused by giving two items the same
name by accident.

In the above text there is a reference to the item reference column. Maybe it is implied, but I think we should specifically state that this column is the same as used by single item references. In the openoffice sample document I have used the same column for simple and pooled samples (see Sample sheet in attached spreadsheet).

comment:6 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

I added a spreadsheet with sample sheets for use with the batch item importer.

comment:7 Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

Description: modified (diff)

Changed 14 years ago by Jari Häkkinen

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