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Posted on 2014-03-20
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Hi,

Need help on a data migration.

Reversal of this question.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/Perl/Q_28330561.html

Input:
ID      Product Details
2500      PROD894,PROD888,PROD900,PROD23,PROD17
2501      PROD390
2502      PROD388
2503      PROD440,PROD433,PROD475
Output:      
ID      Product Details
2500      PROD894
2500      PROD888
2500      PROD900
2500      PROD23
2500      PROD17
2501      PROD390
2502      PROD388
2503      PROD440
2503      PROD443
2503      PROD475

Thanks
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by:ozo
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perl -lane 'BEGIN{local $\;print"".<>}print "$F[0]\t$_" for split/,/,$F[1]' < Input > Output
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by:magento
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Ozo,

Getting the below error. Pls advice

C:\Expert-Exchange\perl>perl -lane 'BEGIN{local $\;print"".<>}print "$F[0]\t$_"
for split/,/,$F[1]' < perl.csv > order.csv
> was unexpected at this time.

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by:ozo
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DOS shell would use different quotes
perl -lane "BEGIN{local $\;print''.<>}print qq'$F[0]\t$_' for split/,/,$F[1]" < Input > Output
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by:magento
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I tried the above, it shows only one line.

See input and output attached,
perl.csv
order.csv
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by:ozo
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Your example looked like
ID      Product Details
2500      PROD894,PROD888,PROD900,PROD23,PROD17
2501      PROD390
2502      PROD388
2503      PROD440,PROD433,PROD475

But your perl.csv looks like
1,"0,0,0,0,0"
2,20
3,20
4,"23,23,27"

What should the output be for the latter?
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ozo earned 500 total points
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maybe you want something like
perl -F, -alne "s/\42//for@F;$F=shift@F;print qq'$F,$_'for @F" < perl.csv
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