On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Alex Marinov <alex(at)tennisround(dot)com> wrote:
> My name is Alex and I'm part of a small team working on
> http://www.tennisround.com/ - a tennis directory and scheduling platform.
> I'm looking for help with a couple of things - 1) importing data from Excel
> into Postgresql on an ad-hoc basis - copy / paste style or through the
> PgAdmin UI and 2) looking up specific records (CTRL+F style or search by
The best way to import data from excel is going to be programatically.
What I typically do is save the excel sheet as a csv delimited text
file and import it to a staging table with postgres's built in 'copy'
(which has a csv switch). The copy command can be invoked from
pgadmin or through psql via a script. By staging table I mean a
specially designated table that contains all text fields for the
import data. From there, you can move the data to proper tables with
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