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  1. In the menu bar, click Library for Data
  2. In the Library for Data page, click click Import Data. Select the connection to use. 

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    Import PDF file containing multiple pages
  3. After you select the file, it is uploaded and converted to into individual CSV files for each page in the PDF file and then stored by the platform. Depending on the size of the file, this process may take a while.
  4. By default, all pages in the PDF are imported as individual datasets. To change how the data is imported, click Edit in the right panel.

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    Import settings for PDF datasets
  5. Dataset creation:
    1. 1 dataset per table: (Default) Each selected table in the PDF is imported as a separate dataset. 
      Specify the base name of the datasets that you are creating. If you are creating a single dataset, the name of the PDF file is used. 
    2. Selected tables into 1 dataset: All selected tables in the PDF are combined and imported as a single dataset.


      NOTE: The schemas of each dataset must match. Columns must be listed in the same order in each dataset. The column headers are taken from the first selected dataset.

  6. Selected tables: 
    1. You can select the tables to import. A table can be a single page, or a single table among multiple on a page.


      NOTE: If you are importing a folder of PDF files, data preview and initial sampling are executed against the first file found in the folder.

    2. To preview the data of an individual table, mouse over a dataset and click Jump to.

  7. Remove special characters from column names: Select this option to remove any special characters from the inferred column headers during import.
  8. You can also choose how to detect column headers from each imported table. 
  9. To save changes, click Save.
  10. After your datasets have been added, you can edit the name and description information for each in the right navigation panel.
  11. Optionally, you can assign the new dataset(s) to an existing flow or create a new one to contain them.