Local CSV

What is a Local CSV data source?

Local CSV refers to a comma-separated values file on your local computer that contains the location of images to be used in a data set. Images are specified in the form of URLs or file URIs where the image resides.
To use a CSV to specify your data set, you will need a file containing a list of URL/file URI paths to your images.
Sample CSV with only URLs, separated by linebreaks:
If there is more than one column in your CSV, you will need to make sure there is a header. You can then specify which column contains the URLs when adding your data source.
Sample CSV with header:
1,Maple Tree,

Adding a Local CSV Data Source

Once you have a CSV specifying your image file locations, you can add a Local CSV data source in HyperLabel. Data Source Name - A friendly name for your data source. This is how it will display in your list of data sources. Delimiter - A delimiter is the character that separates columns in a CSV file. By far the most common delimiter is a comma (,), but sometimes tabs, semicolons (;) or pipes (|) are also used. Here is a typical example of a CSV file with a comma (,) as a delimiter:
1,Maple Tree,,1562878091000
If you have only have a single-column CSV then you can leave this field blank, or leave it as the default comma (,) delimiter. URL Column Name - The column name under which each row's data url resides. For instance, if you have a CSV file with the following columns:
id | name | image_url | created_at
you would enter image_url in this field.