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Re: Re: Can this be parsed ?

by hossman (Prior)
on Jul 11, 2002 at 08:11 UTC ( #180971=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Can this be parsed ?
in thread Can this be parsed ?

Names CAN have embeded spaces, and I THINK that the unknown field always starts with [^A-Z] ...

Hmm, unless you're certain about that [^A-Z] thing, it sounds like you're screwed.

There's no clear way to parse records that don't contain a "prependition" because you can never be sure where the name ends, consider the most simple example...


There are two totally valid parsings for this.

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[Corion]: Yay. I've now published (at $work) that random Excel workbook where on one sheet you enter your SQL and on the other sheet, you have a button and receive the results. I'm so evil in enabling cow-orkers to self-supply ;)
[Corion]: It's close to my Perl script where you paste in the SQL and get the result as XLSX file, but I guess the Excel sheet is more user-friendly :)
[choroba]: What drivers does it support? ;-)

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