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Re: Mathematica 6.0 CSV export with ";" as delimiter?

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  • Subject: [mg80773] Re: [mg80750] Mathematica 6.0 CSV export with ";" as delimiter?
  • From: kirk reinholtz <kirk.reinholtz at jpl.nasa.gov>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2007 00:29:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200708310348.XAA07993@smc.twtelecom.net>

Asked and answered!

It appears that in 6.0.1  Export["outfile",dat,"CSV"]  is implemented  
as (or at least behaves like) Export 
["outfile",dat,"table",FieldSeparators->","].

So, I can get any delimiter by changing the fieldSeparators  
option...plus the documentation on the table format is much more  
extensive than the documentation on the csv format.

Thanks in advance for your help, plus any other helpful inputs I  
receive...

On Aug 30, 2007, at 8:48 PM, kirk reinholtz wrote:

> I find I need to Export a file from Mathematica 6.01  in CSV format,
> except I need to use semicolon for the delimiter, rather than comma.
>
> The documentation alludes to "many options" that might influence how
> this might be accomplished, but I can't find the options themselves.
>
> So please, granting I may be blind, where is this documented and how
> is it done??
>
> Thanks in advance...
>
>



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