Here you can transform your data into the Citadel format. Using the Citadel format will allow you to use our Application Generation Tool to make apps and make your data useful to other people. Citadel have created this convertor to make is easy for you to change your excel sheets, CSV files or other information into the Citadel format. To use the convertor, you will need a basic level of technical knowledge and to your data to have the following characteristics:
- Each entry in the dataset should have a Title, an Address, a Category (e.g. event, restaurant, parking space ect...) and an ID (a number attached to each record) all in separate columns.
- Each entry must also have a latitude and longitude value. If your data doesn't have this information, you can quickly create it by visiting This Website. Just copy your addresses into the top box and follow the instructions to get back the results. Once you have your Latitude and Longitude values, you can add them to the dataset in EITHER a single column in the form: Lat[SPACE]Long or in two separate columns.
- You will need to save your dataset as EITHER an excel file (XLS) or as a Comma-Seperated Values Dataset (CSV). Both can be done through the excel or openoffice save menu.
Once your dataset is in shape, use the convertor below to transform it into Citadel-friendly format.
Need help with conversion? Check out our video walk-through below: