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Common data upload problems and solutions

Last Updated: Nov 06, 2017 04:12PM EST

The Lighthouse content storage and visualization platform has been designed as a solution for uploading your content to the Semantria cloud, analyzing the content, and generating rich visualization of the analysis to derive insights into your content.

The first step, of course, is uploading the content. To assist in this process, this article provides answers to common issues that you may encounter in uploading your content.

Error: NUL character found in CSV on line X


Solution: NUL characters are not allowed in CSV files and must be removed before uploading.

To remove all NUL characters in bulk on Linux/Mac OS from the command line:

tr -d '\000' < file-with-nulls.csv > file-without-nulls.csv

To remove all NUL characters in bulk on Windows, install CoreUtils and then use the above solution.
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