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Not getting data when trying to use fgetcsv() twice.

Posted on 2012-03-31
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I've opened up a csv file using:

$fp = @fopen ("myfile.csv","r");

if($fp){

$lastrow;

while (($data = fgetcsv($fp, 1000, ",")) !== FALSE) {      
      
      //get first day of data
     $lastrow = $data;
}

//cycle through again using lastrow as input
while (($data = fgetcsv($fp, 1000, ",")) !== FALSE) {      
      
  //use last row as input

}



I cycle through the csv file and get the last row using the above code.  I want to cycle through the csv file again using the last row as input to extract other data.

I've tried using fseek to reset the pointer to the beginning of the file but I get this error message:  Warning: fseek() [function.fseek]: stream does not support seeking in




How can I cycle through the csv file twice?
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Question by:dmalovich
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by:Dave Baldwin
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You can use rewind() http://us2.php.net/manual/en/function.rewind.php as long as it is a local file.  If it's 'http' or 'ftp', it doesn't work.
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by:dmalovich
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It is http.  Do you have any other suggestions maybe?
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Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
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Close and re-open is your only choice I think.
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by:dmalovich
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Yah I think so too, thanks......
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