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Upload CSV files

Upload any CSV file into your canvases.
Follow these steps to upload and start analyzing your CSV files:

1. Create a new project

Create a project, and make sure the data source is CSV files.
Create a new project.

2. Create a new canvas

Open a new blank canvas (within your new CSV project).

3. Upload your CSV(s)

In the data bar on the left-hand side of the page, you'll see the option to Upload a CSV file. You can click this to open a file browser where you can select the CSV you want to upload. You can also upload multiple CSV files by dragging them onto the canvas from your file explorer.
Upload a CSV to the canvas using the Data menu.

How to query a CSV file in the canvas?

When a CSV file is uploaded a CSV cell is created. This cell just contains all of the rows from the CSV file.
A CSV cell
To query your data you can:
  • create a new SQL query and reference the CSV cell name in your FROM statement
  • create a new visualization that references the CSV cell
Analyze a CSV file
To query a CSV cell with SQL you will need to use SQLite syntax.

Can other people see CSV files I've uploaded?

Any other viewers of your canvas will see the CSV cells you've created.
If you wish to keep your CSV files private, you should use a private project, or make sure you are the only editor of a canvas.