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import filterThe software routine in an application that reads a non-native file format. The program may detect the file type and use the appropriate import filter automatically, while other programs require the user to identify the file type before selecting the file. Contrast with export filter. See export.
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When importing MEDLINE and Cochrane reference sets, choose the newly created file and use the import filter
_Import Corrected Pages.
You can even import filter
lists from outside sources, such as Internet sites that are designed to protect people from spammers.
On the PGas side, a relationship table and an import filter
program was developed that would post the volumes to the appropriate accounting meters.