Would like a .bat file to convert a CSV file to a pipe delimited .txt file

Would like a .bat file to convert a CSV file to a pipe delimited .txt file
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NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
A quick solution. This version assumes the csv has 3 fields, as shown via tokens=1-3. Adjust 3 as needed. There is a way to detect the field count automatically. But, again this is just a quick fix.

@echo off

set fnpipe=pipefile.txt
set fncsv=csvfile.csv

if exist "%fnpipe%" del /q "%fnpipe%"
for /f "tokens=1-3 delims=," %%a in (%fncsv%) do (
  echo %%a^|%%b^|%%c>>"%fnpipe%
  type "%fnpipe%"
)

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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Here's a quick approach as long as the only commas are field delimiters, not part of the data.

@echo off
setlocal EnableDelayedExpansion

set InFile=in.csv
set OutFile=out.txt

if exist "%OutFile%" del "%OutFile%"

for /f "usebackq tokens=*" %%A in ("%InFile%") do (
  set Data=%%A
  echo !Data:,=^|!>>"%OutFile%"
)

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