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Re^2: Export CSV v2

by Perl3r (Initiate)
on Oct 09, 2012 at 00:15 UTC ( #997900=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Export CSV v2
in thread Export CSV v2

Thanks Grandfather..
File was generated on a Mac OS X, and was edited in MS Excel. Code is being run on a Mac OS X aswell, but would like it to be able to run on any *nux system.
The CSV file has no blank lines at the start, but i do believe it to be a line end issue, just not sure how to resolve..

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Re^3: Export CSV v2
by GrandFather (Sage) on Oct 09, 2012 at 00:23 UTC

    Try adding:

    $csv->eol ("\x0d\x0a");

    after the my $csv = Text::CSV_XS->new ... statement. Probably Excel is generating Windows line ends even on a Mac and Perl is expecting either *nix of (legacy) Mac line endings.

    True laziness is hard work

      Don't! Text::CSV_XS and Text::CSV both dynamically support \r \x0D, \n \x0A, or \r\n \x0D\x0A even if they change per line if eol is not specified.

      You might want to do so on output though:

      print "Writing to file: $ofile_name\n"; $templateTextCopy =~ s{(?: \r\n | \r | \n )} {\r\n}gx; # <-- make line ending consis +tent open my $fh, ">", $ofile_name or die "$ofile_name: $!"; print $fh $templateTextCopy; close $fh;

      Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

      Ok I have the script as follows:

      my $csv = Text::CSV->new( { binary => 1, auto_diag => 2, } ) or die "Cannot use CSV: " . Text::CSV->error_diag(); $csv->eol ("\x0d\x0a"); for my $csvFile (@ARGV) { print "\nProcesing file $csvFile ...\n"; open my $csvfh, '<', $csvFile or die "Unable to open $csvFile: $!" +;

      When I run the script, i still get the following error:

      Can't use an undefined value as an ARRAY reference at line 23, <$csvfh> line 1.

      This happens whether the CSV is in MS Excel format, or TXT

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