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how do i import a custom csv
 
networkone
Jr. Member
 
Total Posts:  12
Joined:  2010-08-14
 

Hi im new to magento and im trying to import a custom csv
but not al te required data is in the csv.
i map the ones i have like this

<map name="column4"><![CDATA[sku]]></map>
<
map name="column6"><![CDATA[manufacturer]]></map>
<
map name="column7"><![CDATA[name]]></map>
can i use this to import the “missing” data ?
<var name="type'>simple</var>

is this the right way to do it or am i missing some thing here.
here is the full action xml

<action type="dataflow/convert_parser_csv" method="parse">
    <var 
name="delimiter"><![CDATA[;]]></var>
    <var 
name="enclose"><![CDATA["]]></var>
    <var name="
fieldnames"></var>
    <var name="
map">
        <map name="
column1"><![CDATA[Category]]></map>
        <map name="
column2"><![CDATA[sub Category]]></map>
        <map name="
column3"><![CDATA[sub sub Category]]></map>
        <map name="
column4"><![CDATA[sku]]></map>
        <map name="
column6"><![CDATA[manufacturer]]></map>
        <map name="
column7"><![CDATA[name]]></map>
        <map name="
column8"><![CDATA[description]]></map>
        <map name="
column9"><![CDATA[cost]]></map>
        <map name="
column11"><![CDATA[price]]></map>
        <map name="
column12"><![CDATA[image]]></map>
        <map name="
column13"><![CDATA[qty]]></map>
        <map name="
column15"><![CDATA[weight]]></map>
    </var>
    <var name="
store"><![CDATA[1]]></var>
     <var name="
type'>simple</var>
    <var name="number_of_records">1</var>
    <var name="decimal_separator"><![CDATA[.]]></var>
    <var name="adapter">catalog/convert_adapter_product</var>
    <var name="method">parse</var>
</action>
 
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