Pre-fill from CSV File Bot

The Pre-fill from CSV File Bot pre-populates Slate documents with data from a CSV file when certain conditions are met.

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The Pre-fill from CSV File Bot pre-populates Slate documents with data from a CSV file when certain conditions are met.

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App Info

Bot author airSlate Inc.
When to install Install the Pre-fill from CSV File Bot when you need to automate the process of populating Slate documents with data from a CSV file. For example, the Bot can be used to automatically populate internal job application with employee data taken from an employee records CSV file.
What the Bot does Transfers data from the columns of a CSV file to the specified fields of a Slate document.
setup duration on average 5-10 min.
Works on Pre-fill

How to set it up

Outcome: Based on the conditions you’ve set, the mapped fields of a Slate document will be pre-filled with information from the CSV file columns that correspond with the row of the match.

Commonly used conditions for when the Bot acts

  • When a recipient with a specified email, name, role or Flow permissions opens a Slate
  • When specific fields in a Slate document are completed or empty


To install the Pre-fill from CSV File Bot, begin by setting up a Flow

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Questions & answers

Open an Excel document. In Excel top menu go to File \u2192 Save as. Type the file name into the Save As field. Set File Format as Comma Separated Values (. csv). Click Save.

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Click the 'Change program' button at the top of the window. Click the Microsoft Excel option under 'Recommended Programs', then click the OK button. From the list of 'Recommended Programs', choose Excel. Any CSV file you click to open with now open in Excel automatically.

Go to File > Open and browse to the location that contains the text file. Select Text Files in the file type dropdown list in the Open dialog box. Locate and double-click the text file that you want to open. If the file is a text file (. txt), Excel starts the Import Text Wizard.

Open a new Excel sheet, select the Data tab, then click 'From Text' in the Get External Data group. Browse to the CSV file and select 'Import'. In step 1 of the Import Wizard choose 'Delimited' as the original data type.

Click File > Open > Browse to select a CSV file from a folder, remember to choose All Files in the drop-down list next to File name box. ... Tip. ... Select a cell which you will insert the CSV file and click Data > From Text. In the Import Text File dialog, select a file you need to import.

Select the files you want to download by using the checkboxes on the left-hand side of the page, and select 'Export' In the 'Export Items' window, select the export file options, click on 'Generate', and then 'Download'.

CSV is a simple file format used to store tabular data, such as a spreadsheet or database. Files in the CSV format can be imported to and exported from programs that store data in tables, such as Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc. CSV stands for "comma-separated values".


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