Re: Re: Re: Re: Bug in Import?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg55543] Re: [mg55528] Re: [mg55521] Re: [mg54939] Re: Bug in Import?*From*: "Benedetto Bongiorno" <bbongiorno at attglobal.net>*Date*: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 03:42:27 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I have spoken to WR and "they are working on it" -----Original Message----- From: DrBob [mailto:drbob at bigfoot.com] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg55543] [mg55528] Re: [mg55521] Re: [mg54939] 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