Creating Datasets from Imported Data

The following steps demonstrate how to create a new dataset from imported data.

  1. On the main navigation bar, click Data.

    The Data view appears.

  2. Near the top of the application, click New Dataset.
  3. In the New Dataset modal window, specify the following values.

    Note that we used the values for the table created in Importing Data from Text File.

    • Under Dataset tile, specify the name of the new dataset.

      We used State Census.

    • Under Select database, scroll the list of connected databases to select the correct database.

      We used default.

    • Under Select table, scroll the list of tables to select the correct data table.

      We used state_census.

    new dataset modal window with extended interface
    Naming the New Dataset, and Specifying the Database (Connection) and Table
  4. Click Create.

After this operation succeeds, you will see the updated list of datasets.

Note that the dataset you created, State Census, is now on this list. You can scroll through the list to find it, or use the Search box at the top of the application.