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Importing Existing Sightings



Admin Posted by nighthawk on 29 November 2015 - 19:20:59
260 posts, 155 aircraft seen at 18 airports. Local Airport: CAX

I have developed a small tool which allows existing sightings to be imported into PlaneLogger, saving you from having to re-enter sightings you've recorded elsewhere.

If you are using Spot2Log, Excel, or any other tool that allows you to export your sightings, then email them over to me at webmaster@taxiwayalpha.com and I can import these directly into your account.

Data Editor Posted by DT on 30 November 2015 - 07:56:45
844 posts, 19395 aircraft seen at 98 airports. Local Airport: DUS

Gavin, great that this possibility is now available!

Cheers,

Dennis

Posted by hobbsieoz on 07 December 2015 - 16:12:47

If you are using Plane Logger and want to use Spot2Log you can also import from CSV.

www.spot2log.com

Posted by jetwashphotos on 14 December 2015 - 13:56:11
165 posts, 25021 aircraft seen at 102 airports. Local Airport: YYZ

Hey Gavin,

This is a great addition!

Is there a particular format(CSV, xls) and column setup you would like for the import?

What happens to unmatched records, such as those types not yet in the db?

Thanks,

Stephen

Admin Posted by nighthawk on 17 December 2015 - 09:28:15
260 posts, 155 aircraft seen at 18 airports. Local Airport: CAX

Hi Stephen,

Any format really, I can convert to CSV and map the columns as needed.

If it's a reg that is not in the database, or if the reg has been used more than once in the database, then it will add it as a "manual" sighting. It will show in your list of seen aircraft, but it wont be tied to a record in the DB, so it wont show as seen in airline fleet lists etc.

Posted by cazpaul on 28 December 2015 - 13:58:53
51 posts, 21440 aircraft seen at 208 airports. Local Airport: LHR

Can i Export from Planelogger to another database to try ? (CSV)




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