counting the amount of items in a csv

Sarah Reichelt sarahr at
Mon Jan 31 18:32:12 EST 2005

> I am interested in counting the amount of items in the first line of a 
> csv.
> How would I do this?
set the itemDelimiter to comma  -- which it already is unless you 
changed it earlier in the same handler
get the number of items in line 1 of myCSV

This will work unless there are commas inside quotes somewhere inside 
the line. If there are, check the archives for a discussion not long 
ago about parsing CSVs.


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