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pasing csv files

Posted on 2004-10-21
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Last Modified: 2010-04-15

I need to process a csv file and break it up into its correct columns.

A line may look like this:
"some text, blah blah", itemcode, price, "some ""more"", text"

and needs to end up like this:
some text, blah blah
some "more" text

Could you please suggest an easy way of doing this?

Question by:eekj
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armoghan earned 1000 total points
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One way is to use the regular expressions to split the array

Other way is to convert the File to Excel file and then you can connect to it and get the data

something like this
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TheAvenger earned 1000 total points
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The easiest and I think best way is to use an OleDb connection to the file. There are a lot of examples on the net. Thry this one:


And just google for something like OleDb CSV file -> it returns really a lot of results and options.

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