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Re: Re: Re: Bug in Import?


I haven't heard an explanation, yet.

Bobby

On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 02:43:14 -0500 (EST), Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Was there ever an explanation for the second line being imported
> differently? WRI?
>
>
> On Mon, 7 Mar 2005 02:10:23 -0500 (EST), Peter Pein <petsie at arcor.de> wrote:
>> Hans Michel wrote:
>>
>> > In[1]:= Export["test.tsv", {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}, {"2005-01-24", \
>> >  "2005-02-14"}}]
>> >
>> > Out[1]= test.tsv
>> >
>> > In[2]:= Import["test.tsv", ConversionOptions -> {"Numeric" -> False,
>> > "DateStyle" \
>> > -> "American", "DateSeparator" -> "-"}]
>> >
>> > Out[2]= {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, {2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}}
>> >
>> > In[3]:= Import["test.tsv"]
>> >
>> > Out[3]= {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, {2005, -1, -24, 2005, -2, -14}}
>> >
>> > In[4]:= Import["test.tsv", ConversionOptions -> {"NumberSigns" -> {"^",
>> > "*"}}]
>> >
>> > Out[4]= {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, {2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}}
>> >
>> > In[5]:= $Version
>> >
>> > Out[5]= 5.1 for Microsoft Windows (October 25, 2004)
>> >
>> > Window XP Profesional
>> >
>> > The format for Import is
>> >
>> > Import["test.tsv", "TSV", Encoding -> None, ConversionOptions -> {...}]
>> >
>> > That is hard to find in the Help files.
>> >
>> > Still does not explain why the second line gets messed up. Is it the record
>> > separator,  is it the number sign
>> >
>> > Hans
>> >
>> > No problems in Version 5.0
>> > In[1]:=
>> > Export["test.tsv", {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}, {"2005-01-24", \
>> > "2005-02-14"}}]
>> > Out[1]=
>> > test.tsv
>> > In[2]:=
>> > Import["test.tsv", ConversionOptions -> {"Numeric" -> False, "DateStyle"
>> > -> "American", "DateSeparator" -> "-"}]
>> > Out[2]=
>> > {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, {2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}}
>> > In[3]:=
>> > Import["test.tsv"]
>> > Out[3]=
>> > {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}, {2005-01-24, 2005-02-14}}
>> > In[4]:=
>> > $Version
>> > Out[4]=
>> > 5.0 for Microsoft Windows (June 10, 2003)
>> >
>> >
>> > "DrBob" <drbob at bigfoot.com> wrote in message
>> > news:d09c8k$cvk$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>> >
>> >>Not well indexed? That's putting it mildly.
>> >>
>> >>Here's an example of use (MUCH needed in Help):
>> >>
>> >>Export["test.tsv",
>> >>  {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"},
>> >>    {"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}}]
>> >>Import["test.tsv",
>> >>    ConversionOptions -> {"Numeric" ->
>> >>      False, "DateStyle" -> "American", "DateSeparator" -> "-"}]
>> >>
>> >>No matter what options are used, however...
>> >>
>> >>Why is the second record converted differently than the first?
>> >>
>> >>Bobby
>> >>
>> [...]
>> >>--
>> >>DrBob at bigfoot.com
>> >>www.eclecticdreams.net
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> I think, Bobby wanted to say: "If there's a bug, why only in the second
>> line?"
>> It seems a "buggy bug" to me too.
>>
>> --
>> Peter Pein
>> Berlin
>>
>>
>
>



-- 
DrBob at bigfoot.com


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