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Re: Sort CSV file within Excel based on specific column

by runrig (Abbot)
on Oct 11, 2012 at 20:34 UTC ( #998537=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Sort CSV file within Excel based on specific column

No need to open a CSV file in Excel. Use Text::CSV/Text::CSV_XS. Read read the lines, put then in a hash keyed by your sort column, sort the keys, and print the lines.


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Re^2: Sort CSV file within Excel based on specific column
by Kenosis (Priest) on Oct 11, 2012 at 21:05 UTC

    ...put then in a hash keyed by your sort column...

    Done this way, wouldn't the OP lose a csv row if two entries from the sort column are the same?

      Yes, I suppose the hash is unnecessary.

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