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Connecting Bold BI to SQLite data source

The Bold BI Dashboard Designer supports connecting the SQLite database using the SQL Live Query (C# API).

Choose a SQLite data source

To configure the SQLite data source, follow these steps:

  1. Click Data Sources in the configuration panel to add a new data connection.

    Data source icon

  2. Click CREATE NEW to launch a new connection from the connection panel.

  3. Select the SQLite connection in the connection panel.

    Choose data source

NOTE: You can also create a data source from the home page by clicking the Data Sources menu from left menu panel and Create Data Source from the data sources page.

Choose data source from server

Connect to SQLite

Create a SQLite data source

After clicking the data source, the NEW DATA SOURCE configuration panel opens. Follow the given steps to create a SQLite data source:

  1. Enter a name and description (optional) for the data source.

  2. Upload the SQLite database file using the File Path upload box.

  3. Enter a valid SQLite password (optional) in the Password text box.

    SQLite Connection

NOTE: You can preview data with the file size less than or equal to 75 megabytes. You can also edit the connection information set here using the Edit Connection option.

Preview and data import

  1. Click Connect to connect the SQLite database with configured details.

  2. The Choose Table(s) dialog box opens. This dialog box displays a list of tables and views in tree view. Select the required table(s) or view(s) from the tree view to use it in the designer. Finally, click Connect.


  3. Now, the data design view page with the selected table schema opens. Drag the table.

    Query Editor

    You can use the Code View option for passing query to display data.

    Codeview mode

  4. Click Save to save the data source with a relevant name.

Data Transformation

Editing a Data Connection

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