Re: Re: Bug in Import?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg54835] Re: [mg54800] Re: Bug in Import?*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 05:07:34 -0500 (EST)*References*: <cvum3g$bmp$1@smc.vnet.net> <200503020626.BAA08105@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

How does that explain why the second list is treated different from the first? Bobby On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 01:26:46 -0500 (EST), Peter Pein <petsie at arcor.de> wrote: > Mark Fisher wrote: >> (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. >> > Mark, > > WRI made a really convenient help file. > > Import["test.tsv",ConversionOptions->{"Numeric"->False}] > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

**References**:**Re: Bug in Import?***From:*Peter Pein <petsie@arcor.de>