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Is there anyway to import digital products by CSV?

I accidentally clicked "erase and replace data" when importing some products and it erased all my digital products.

I do have a CSV file which I previously exported which has all the products on it, however I can only seem to import tangible products.

Can this CSV somehow be imported as digital products?

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Welcome Andrewg1639! Glad to see you made it to the forums.

On the CSV import, there should be a column named 'digital' and a column named 'digital_path'.

CubeCart automatically assumes a product is digital if the value in the column 'digital' is not zero. The value in 'digital_path' must be a path to the file, if necessary, or an empty string.

If a custom path is used, then 'digital' has a value of 1. Otherwise, the value is the "file_id" of the related record in the CubeCart_filemanager table.

 

Edited by bsmither

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Thanks bsmither, thats what I was expecting, however when importing a file with these columns added "digital" & "digital path" I have the following problems.

When I go to step 2 of the import there is nothing to map these two columns to, all the other fields are there except for digital and digital path.

Secondly if I let the import go through without these two columns mapped it obviously imports them as  Tangible products.

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Please verify the version of CubeCart you are running.

Then, examine the contents of the admin file sources/products.import.inc.php. Near line 297, there starts the assembly of an array named $fields. Two of the array elements should be 'digital' and 'digital_path' (just after 'stock_level' and 'stock_warning').

So, for each incoming CSV column, you have a drop-down selector containing all these language phrases. The drop-down list may be quite long. In the list, find Stock Level and Stock Level Warning. What is in the list after those?

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