Re: Trying to export two column table to text file
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- Subject: [mg77903] Re: Trying to export two column table to text file
- From: nazdrovje at gmail.com
- Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 06:43:48 -0400 (EDT)
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On Jun 18, 1:33 pm, Diana <diana.me... at gmail.com> wrote: > Jean-Marc, > > Thank you for your time and persistence. You solved my problem with > the following line: > > Export["C:\\Users\\Diana\\Documents\\sequence.txt", > MapIndexed[StringJoin[ToString[#2[]], " ", > ToString[#1]] & , tt], "Lines"] > > where "tt" is the name of my list of integers. > > For some reason, I don't have privileges to my own C directory. At > your suggestion, I needed to specify the export file path as my > Documents. Also, I accidentally discovered that I needed two "\\", not > one, between directories in the file path specification. > > Thanks, you have saved me oodles of work. > > Diana M. The double '\' stems from the fact that \ is used to indicated the start of an escape code, like \n for newline or \t for tab. To escape the escape the \ has to be doubled. If you use Insert/file path, the slashes are doubled automatically.