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Creating KVTML Files

Jan 03, 2009, 04:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hughes)

"While I was extracting data from a fairly convoluted HTML file which required some more awk, the generic idea was to take some easy-to-make text format and build the needed KVTML file. I decided to use one line per record with a "|" as the field separator. There is nothing magic about using this character--you just need something that does not appear in the data itself.

My "knowledge" of the KVTML format comes from creating a file with KWordQuit and then taking a look at it. I don't really understand with rows and columns is used for but it doesn't seem important. Without further ado, here is the awk program."

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