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Re: Reading csv with ;

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  • Subject: [mg99448] Re: Reading csv with ;
  • From: Pillsy <pillsbury at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 05:21:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gtp1h5$k58$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 5, 5:39 am, Dennis <detebe... at hotmail.com> wrote:
[...]
> With mathematica however I have so far been unable to do this. Now the question of course: how so I change the seperator with mathematica?

One solution is to use the "FieldSeparators" option in Import[] or
ImportString[], like so:

ImportString["1;2;3;4\n5;6;7;8", "Table", "FieldSeparators" ->
     {";"}]

which returns the following:

{{1, 2, 3, 4}, {5, 6, 7, 8}}

Cheers,
Pillsy


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