Inserting Parameters with Values from Multi-Column Data Files

  1. In the menu bar, click Script > Create New Parameter . The Parameter Wizard - Create New Parameter dialog box appears.
  2. Select Parameter from multi-column data file.
  3. Click Next.
  4. In the wizard’s Parameter from multi-column data file window, choose a multi-column data file from the File Name list box.
    1. Select an appropriate separator from the Separator list box, or type a custom separator.
  5. In the Handle name field, type a name for the file handle of the multi-column data file variable or accept the default name.
  6. In the Parameter name field, type a name for the new parameter or accept the default name.
  7. Click Next. The Parameter Wizard - Parameter from Multi-column Data File window appears.
  8. Select a Row selection order and specify the Attribute options.
  9. Specify the attributes of the variable. These vary depending on the type of variable selected. If necessary, use the Back button to review the type description of the variable.
  10. Click Finish.

    The new parameter from a multi-column data file is then added to the parameter section of your script.

    The multi-column data file you selected is also added to your project's data files.

    If you opened the wizard via the context menu in your script, the value you selected is automatically replaced with the newly created variable.

Launch the wizard as often as is required to create more randomized variables. If you launched the wizard via another method, replace the constant values in your script with the BDL variables you created.