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  • How can I import from plain text?

    I have files of text that I want to import into vBulletin as posts. I don't want to publish such posts using copy and paste. I want, for example, to convert the text into SQL statements and directly import them into the database. In another way, my question is as follows:

    If I already have a thread and only want to add posts to it directly using SQL statements, then how to format the SQL statement, so that it works as if I am posting the messages directly from vBulletin?

    Thanks for any help.

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    There is no plain text import script for impex (yet), so this would require custom code, try asking over at vBulletin.org.

    You could also send a privmsg to the developer Jerry - maybe he could see if it would be easy to make a small import script for it. (But that is not a promise).

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