Re: Bug in Import?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54832] Re: Bug in Import?*From*: "Hans Michel" <hmichel at sdc.cox.net>*Date*: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 22:29:21 -0500 (EST)*References*: <cvum3g$bmp$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: "Hans Michel" <hmichel at sdc.cox.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Mark: Late 2 cents: As in the Help File Under Import The default ConversionOptions -> {"DateStyle", "DateSeparator", "NumberSigns", "Numeric"} for TVS and Table formats will impact the conversion of your data file. Not well indexed not even an example of use. Hans "Mark Fisher" <mark at markfisher.net> wrote in message news:cvum3g$bmp$1 at smc.vnet.net... > (1) I export a data set that has two identitcal rows. > (2) I use "!!" to display the stored file, showing that it contains two > identical rows. > (3) I import the file, the result of which does *not* have two identical > rows: The first row is different from the second row. > > Export["test.tsv", > {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}, > { "2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}}] > > !!test.tsv --> > > 2005-01-24 2005-02-14 > 2005-01-24 2005-02-14 > > Import["test.tsv"] --> > > {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, > {2005, -1, -24, 2005, -2, -14}} > > Surely this is a bug. > > (I sent this example to support at wolfram.com three weeks ago, but the > only response I've received is that it's not a bug. Frankly, I don't > think the tech person who responded understood the example.) > > I am using version 5.1 for Windows. > > --Mark. >

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