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Importing user-defined indicators from a CSV file


You can import indicators stored locally in a CSV file to use them on your column analyses.

Before you begin

  • You have selected the Profiling perspective.
  • The CSV file is stored locally.

About this task

This feature is deprecated but still available to provide backward compatibility.


  1. In the DQ Repository tree view, expand Libraries > Indicators.
  2. Right-click User Defined Indicators and select Import Indicators. The Import Indicators wizard opens.
  3. Browse to the CSV file holding the user-defined indicators.
  4. In the Duplicate indicators handling area, select an option:
    • skip existing indicators to import only the indicators that do not exist in the corresponding lists in the DQ Repository tree view. A warning message is displayed if the imported indicators already exist under the Indicators folder.
    • rename new indicators with suffix to identify each of the imported indicators with a suffix. All indicators will be imported even if they already exist under the Indicators folder.
  5. Click Finish.
    All imported indicators are listed under the User Defined Indicators folder in the DQ Repository tree view.
    Information noteImportant: If Warning is displayed next to the name of the imported user-defined indicator in the tree view, open the indicator and correct the issue.

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