# Defining Scale Values in a Text File

Format scale values in a text file to import to VeriStand.

VeriStand converts non-numeric characters in the import file to 0.
1. Create a text file.
2. Depending on the type of scale you want to import, use the format example in your text file.
Scale Type Format Example
Lookup Table

Either column can serve as the pre-scaled values or the scaled values.

Value1 delimiter Value1
Value2 delimiter Value2

The file can contain more than two columns of values

Value1 delimiter Value2 delimiter Value3
Polynomial Coefficients
Order0Coefficient
Order1Coefficient
.
.
.
Order9Coefficient

After creating and formatting the text file, you can import it to VeriStand.