A Data Source can be imported from a file in a few ways :
Import in an existing Dashboard
Click on the “Import” button in the Data Sources list :
In the “Import Data Source” dialog, under “Computer”, click “…” to browse for a DataSource.alps file :
Then click “Import” :
The Data Source is now imported in your current Dashboard.
Create a new Dashboard based on a DataSource file
In Windows Explorer, you can double click or open the DataSource.alps file with Alpana Designer.
This creates a new Dashboard with the corresponding Data Source imported.