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How to add records to a database

In Flokzu there are several ways to add records to an internal database. We list each one below.

Adding records manually

First, you have the possibility to add data from a file manually, adding records to an internal database one after the other. This is useful when the number of records that you will add to the database is small or won't suffer variations for a long time, e.g. A database with the contact data of all the Providers of an organisation.

To do this, you must first create a new database.



Then you must set up the database columns.



Finally, click on 'Add Record' and type in the corresponding columns.



Invoke 'Add Record' Web Service

You also have the possibility to invoke the 'Add Record' Web Service. This Web Service will allow you to add new records to a database automatically, without the need to type them manually.

This option is really useful when you have, for instance, a Client Onboarding or Suppliers process and, once that the process is approved, their data would be added automatically from the form to the database.

To know how to invoke this Web Service, visit the post Add record to a database through Web Service.

Import database on .csv format

Lastly, you can import multiple records from an external database to Flokzu manually by using .csv format.

To do this, you must navigate to the database to which you want to import the data and then click on the import button.



A pop-up will appear in which you'll be able to import the file and select the separator of your csv file values.

Important: To be able to import the file on .csv format, the headers of the Excel columns (or first row values of the .csv file), must have the exact same name than the Flozku database columns. If you don't do this, the database will not be imported.

Once you have imported the database, you can choose whether to overwrite the data already entered in your Flokzu database or to add the data to the previously existing one.
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