Sample code for reading a CSV file
paul at researchware.com
Thu Feb 17 12:16:43 CST 2011
So I am tired of reinventing the proverbial wheel over and over again.
I have a new project that I want to read a CSV file for. Obviously
reading the file is easy. And is it was tab separated instead of comma,
parsing out the rows and columns is easy as well. However, with comma
seperated data where some columns contain string with commas in then
that are encapsulated in quotes, just plowing through the itemDelimiter
and lineDelimter doesn't work.
So before I bother to write code to handle encapsulated CSV data, I
thought I'd ask if anyone on the use-list has existing code to handle
CSV's that they'd be willing to share.
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