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Re^7: Pre-process csv files before using

by sk (Curate)
on Aug 06, 2005 at 20:11 UTC ( #481545=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Pre-process csv files before using
in thread Pre-process csv files before using

I would check if there are proper values in your @origcols array.

Do something like this before you get into the loop to modify it

map { print $_,$/ } @origcols;
If you see proper output then need to look at other places. Example of your header data will be helpful!

Actually davidrw's grep solution is much cleaner!

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Re^8: Pre-process csv files before using
by DrAxeman (Scribe) on Aug 06, 2005 at 20:22 UTC
    This is a small sample of the header data

    PDHCSV40EasternDaylightTime240,ERWWCOMMUNITIES.MemoryPagesPERsec,ERWWC +OMMUNITIESNetworkInterfaceEthernetAdapterModuleBytesTotalPERsec,ERWWC +OMMUNITIESNetworkInterfaceEthernetAdapterCurrentBandwidth

    In the original data, some of the headers have periods in them. This causes SQL error, so I've been stripping them in a preprocessing program. I'm trying to stream line this, and get rid of the preprocessor.

    To test this I've been adding a period in one of the fields. Thats when I get the error. I have inserted a period in the second header value to simulate what I am trying to strip.

    20050807 Janitored by Corion: Made page-widening code wrap (only multiline code wraps)

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