Retrieving remote file (CSV or XLS) from a website to use as example.

youngmoneyclubyoungmoneyclub Member Posts: 1 Contributor I
edited June 4 in Help
This might be more in line with a feature request, but here we go - With the proliferation of services like EditGrid, is it possible to have Rapid Miner access an Excel file that is at http:// ; as opposed to somewhere on your computer?

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  • IngoRMIngoRM Administrator, Moderator, Employee, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, Community Manager, RMResearcher, Member, University Professor Posts: 1,702  RM Founder
    Hi,

    thanks for sending this in. Nice idea - I have put this to our todo list and move this topic into our feature request section.

    Cheers,
    Ingo
    RapidMiner Wisdom 2020
    February 11th and 12th 2020 in Boston, MA, USA

  • jdouetjdouet Member Posts: 19  Maven
    Hello Ingo, Hello All,

    If it were possible, could this idea be extended to any "file Input operator", for instance spss/arff/xrff files, as well as "doc/pdf/txt" files for TextInput ? Instead of downloading files and having heavy files' replications, it could catch the file URI, for file memory issues...

    Cheers,
      Jean-charles.
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