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Quick Tips: New improved Salesforce Data Import Wizard

Finally, there are few much needed feature additions to Salesforce's data import wizard. 

Note: The Data Import Wizard is currently available through a pilot program.
On a high level, I found following improvements:-
Improved UI (bit glitches though) with wide screens having lesser heightData mapping on the flyDrag and drop file (thanks to HTML5)Specify actions for e.g. insert, update or bothCapability to skip trigger execution for data being importedImproved data mapping with ability to map a column from data file to multiple propertiesFollowing is step to step procedure to use it (simplistic flow):- Open wizard Select object, action and provide data file View/ modify data mapping Review import information and confirm
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