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Re^3: Columnwise parsing of a file

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 26, 2013 at 09:58 UTC ( #1020647=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Columnwise parsing of a file
in thread Columnwise parsing of a file

But what if the data file is having the following content

If you have fields with embedded spaces, separated by spaces, and no quoting, you're stuffed.

Are you producing this file or getting it from someone else?

Are you sure that the fields are separated by spaces and not tabs?


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