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Chopping up CSV files

Jul 16, 2013, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)

Exporting or importing data from and to applications such as Excel in CSV format is standard practice for a lot of applications. Hand a CSV file to a tool such as awk, however, and you may run into some problems. Let's look at the problems and at a handy Perl module that takes the stress out of working with CSV files on Unix systems.

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