imp file=mydump.dmp tables=table_x
The import process will import only the table noted in the TABLES parameter. All other objects in the dump will be skipped. But keep in mind that the import will also import any triggers, indexes, or constraints on this table unless you turn those off with the appropriate parameter.
Another example of mixing modes is to assume you have a full export of the entire database. You can import just the SCOTT schema similar to:
imp file=mydump.dmp fromuser=scott
Or assume that the dump file contains only two schemas (export was created with OWNER=schema1,schema2). You can import both schemas by specifying FULL=Y for the import.
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