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VBScript Skip blank spaces

Posted on 2012-09-04
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Greeting,

I have the following code in my vbscript which split the txt file. Right now it only split by a blank space how to skip if there are more than one blank spaces in between?

Do While Not f.AtEndOfStream
 
   line = f.Readline
  columns = split(line, " ")
  strColumn1 = columns(0)
  strColumn2 = columns(1)
  strColumn3 = columns(2)

Thanks.
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Question by:mrong
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Bill Prew earned 2000 total points
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Try this:

line = f.Readline
Do While Instr(line, "  ") > 0
   line = Replace(line, "  ", " ")
Loop
columns = split(line, " ")
strColumn1 = columns(0)
strColumn2 = columns(1)
strColumn3 = columns(2)

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~bp
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by:mrong
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changed to the followings and works.

Do While Instr(strLine, "  ") > 0
         strLine = Replace(strLine, "  ", " ")
         Loop
      arrNames = Split(strLine, " ")
        strColumn1 = arrNames(0)
        strColumn2 = arrNames(1)
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