Best data import approach

Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel skip at magicgate.com
Sat Mar 30 18:52:14 EDT 2013


Back to my sorting issue with date and time, quite honestly, the log file
is already sorted.... I just need to have the DataGrid display it as it was
read into the system with out trying to do additional sorting.  Is there a
way to sort, for instance, by some itemID number that the DataGrid assigns
to it?

SKIP


On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 5:51 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <
skip at magicgate.com> wrote:

> Thank you!  ....
> http://www.fourthworld.com/embassy/articles/csv-must-die.html
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> On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
>
>> Of course. You can find it best in Richard's excellent article about the
>> evils of CSV format, at
>>
>> http://www.fourthworld.com/**embassy/articles//csv/-/must/-**/die/.html<http://www.fourthworld.com/embassy/articles//csv/-/must/-/die/.html>
>>
>> It does deal with many of the vagaries, but won't do anything about
>> records with different number of fields (I think that was what you
>> mentioned earlier in the email thread), though it will (AFAIR) deal with
>> embedded CRs if they are within a quoted string.
>>
>> BTW - there is the opportunity for a slightly faster method which avoids
>> the array step - but the difference would only be significant for VERY
>> large data sets, so I've not had the incentive to finalize and test it
>> thoroughly.
>>
>> -- Alex.
>>
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>> On 30/03/2013 20:51, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel wrote:
>>
>>> Excellent... Thank you Pete...
>>>
>>> Alex, would you be so kind to share?
>>>
>>> SKIP
>>>
>>>
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