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Re: Copy and Pasting Tables into Spreadsheet

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  • Subject: [mg83376] Re: Copy and Pasting Tables into Spreadsheet
  • From: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 04:57:54 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fhmhnt$arb$1@smc.vnet.net>

Gregory Lypny wrote:
 > Likewise, exporting a
> numeric table to a text file as "CSV" or "TSV" often gives me the  
> table as a string with the curly list brackets as delimiters rather  
> than commas or tabs (see below).

Make sure that the data structure is two-dimensional before exporting it 
to CSV/TSV.

{{1,2,3},{a,b,c}} works, but
{{{1,2,3}},{{a,b,c}}} does not.

-- 
Szabolcs


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