csvToText Repository

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Mon Jun 13 12:51:17 EDT 2016


Sorry, Paul - I suspect I had seen that before, but forgotten it.

It was a good idea back then, and still is :-)


Though, if we are going to add some form of "with colkeys", I believe 
there should be a version which says that the first line of the input 
contains the column keys; thus you could do

Split X indexed using cr and tab with colKeys tColumns      and tColumns 
contains the column keys
or simply
Split X indexed using cr and tab with colKeys and the first line of X 
contains the column keys (and line 1 is omitted from the results)

If no-one tells me that's crazy (and why), I'll go add that to the 
feature request.

Alex.




On 13/06/2016 14:10, Paul Dupuis wrote:
> On 6/13/2016 7:45 AM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>> Perhaps a more general feature requests would be to extend the 'split'
>> command, so that it would parse by Primary and Secondary delimiters
>> into numerically indexed arrays ?  (using a new optional keyword
>> "completely" ... :-)
> See http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9950
>
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