Comma-separated values: a rudimentary plain-text spreadsheet. Also includes tab, space, semicolon or other-separated values.

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Display-only Column Formatting in Vim for Character-Separated Value Files

I would like to be able to nondestructively align columns when I am editing csv files in vim. I know of various ways to tabularize/align columned data in vim, but they all modify the file itself ...
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Default font and cell padding when opening files in LibreOffice/OpenOffice Calc

I've seen solutions for setting a default font when creating new files. What about a default font (and cellpadding) when opening an existing CSV file? LibreOffice seems to always default to Liberation ...
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Disable prompt when opening a CSV file in LibreOffice/OpenOffice Calc

Every time I open a CSV file, LibreOffice presents me with a prompt asking to confirm Character Set, Language, and Separator options (tab, comma, semicolon etc). This prompt is not present in ...
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Disable prompts in Microsoft Excel when saving a CSV file [duplicate]

I have to download multiple csv reports from the Internet throughout the day, make a tiny change to them, and save the change. Excel adds 3 completely unnecessary dialogs to what should really be a ...
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Invalid date value in csv file

I export data in csv format from sql server database. It contain 5 column. one column have date and time value. When i checked the date -time value i found date time value is in wrong format. I add ...
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How to help Excel parse my CSV automatically

I'm generating CSV files from a script and then want to look at them with Excel. I noticed Excel does a smart job of identifying money (by the $) and dates, and formats those cells accordingly. ...
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Macro to Import CSV files into Excel

I have a bunch of CSV files in a folder. I'd like to import each file into Excel using the 'Import from Text' tool by typing the name of the file into a cell. I then need to format all of the data ...
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grep the string lines from the file

csv file. 1,2,3,abc 2,3,4,def 3,4,5,abc 3,4,2,def 6,7,9,abc. I need to read that file and get the lines of file containing abc.
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OpenOffice Calc with csv file produces Err:520

I'm loading a csv file into OpenOffice Calc (version 4.0.1) and in only 1 column I get 'Err:520' as the cell value. I checked under Tools->Options->OpenOffice Calc->View->Display to check whether ...
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Can I create an Anki deck from a .CSV file?

Can I convert my CSV file into an Anki deck? I can't find any options in the program.
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I want to be able to have a daily task run showing the times users log on and off

GOAL: I want to be able to have a daily task run showing the times users log on and off ENVIRONMENT: Windows 2008R2 domain ACTIONS SO FAR: I have enabled Account Auditing via: start -> ...
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Get rid of warning for external data connection

In Excel 2011 for Mac, I'm using an external data link to collect data from a CSV file generated by a third party application. The CSV is continuously filled, so I want to update the data every time I ...
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Open only the first 10 lines of large CSV file in LibreOffice Calc

I will start receiving many large CSV files, of which only the first few lines are of interest to me. I was hoping to open them by piping only the first few lines to Calc, but this doesn't work: $ ...
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How to configure internet explorer to block download prompt for csv files

How to configure internet explorer to avoid save or cancel prompt while downloading .csv file and download the csv file.
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How to convert two columns into one column of CSV?

This is how my columns currently look. There are two columns, each having a name. I want something as shown below in the expected section, for better processing of a parsing task. Current Col A ...
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How to split CSV files as per number of rows specified?

I've CSV file (around 10,000 rows ; each row having 300 columns) stored on LINUX server. I want to break this CSV file into 500 CSV files of 20 records each. (Each having same CSV header as present in ...
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Cannot create CON.csv or PRN.csv in Win7 [duplicate]

On Win 7 Enterprise 64bit V6.1.7601 SP1 Build 7601, I cannot create *.csv files with specific names, i.e. CON.csv or PRN.csv. This is the error I get when I try to rename: Also, if I try to rename ...
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Notepad++ Regex Help in cleaning up file

I've got a csv file (the column separator is "<;>" ,the text delimiter is the double quote and the row separator "crlf") of more than 18000 lines. However,many of the data contained within the ...
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Excel saves a file in .csv but it keeps the columns and the rows as they were in the original sheet

I have a problem converting an Excel sheet in a *.csv file. I've searched all day for solutions, but nothing seems to work. After I select the sheet and save it as "CSV(Comma delimited)", pressing OK ...
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How to set field seperator in Emacs csv-mode?

Can I set the field seperator(s) for the current buffer in Emacs 23?
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What software to use to manage/transform a 10Gb csv file (100+ million lines) [closed]

So I have this uge csv file with more than 100 million records and I want to work on. I don't want to just edit it. What I need is to use some kind of excel / basic database transformations (group ...
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Is there a text file format that Excel supports opening and saving directly?

I want to edit simple table data in Excel 2010, which is to be stored only in a flat text format (i.e. not a binary format like XLS or XSLX) which is viewable with notepad and can be read by a simple ...
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Semicolons when creating a CSV file instead of colons

When creating a CSV file from an XLSX workbook with the new Excel for Windows 8, I get a file filled with semicolons instead of colons. How can I change that? I even had to reopen the file with ...
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Excel and tab delimited files, using Carriage return and Line Field

How do you introduce a CR and LF into a cell so when it is saved as a Tab delimited text file, the importing program will recognize the CR and LF?
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Adding the date/time (DD/MM/YY HH:MM) information dynamically at the end of ZIP file

I want to add the current date/time (DD/MM/YY HH:MM) information dynamically at the end of ZIP file when backing daily via IBM cognos export. Then How can I export CSV formatted them using script? ...
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Can I output results of a MySQL query to a csv file via Putty?

I've typed the following code to output the csv file , but it shows an error mysql> SELECT *INFO OUTFILE 'd:/student.csv' FIELDS TERMINATED BY ',' OPTIONALLY ENCLOSED BY '"' LINES TERMINATED BY ...
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Excel fails to open Python-generated CSV files

I have many Python scripts that output CSV files. It is occasionally convenient to open these files in Excel. After installing OS X Mavericks, Excel no longer opens these files properly: Excel doesn't ...
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How to extract a list of selected cells into a CSV file

I have a huge Excel sheet and I would like to get a small list of cell (around 200-300 cells from the same column, row) into a CSV string. Is there an Excel command to do that?. Saving the file into ...
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How to export Excel with Hindi script to CSV file?

I would like to know how to export an excel spreadsheet which contains, say a table of Hindi(for that matter any non-english) script words into a CSV file? I tried 'Save As' --> comma delimited, but ...
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Unix - Surround First Column of CSV with double quotes

I have data in the following format - 4,"abc" 8,"def" 9,"ghi" I want to surround the value of the first column by double quotes. "4","abc" "8","def" "9","ghi" How do I do that ?
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How to convert column of text to CSV

I have the following output from a command in Unix: "10" "30" "u" "hello" And I want it in the following CSV format without the trailing comma: "10","30","u","hello" I tried tr '\n' ',' but ...
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How to transform a csv to combine matching rows?

I have a CSV file with some transaction data. Let's say date, volume, price and direction (sell/buy). Additionally there is a ID for each transaction and on each closing transaction (the newer one) ...
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What software can I use to edit CSV files?

What software can be used for editing CSV files? Notepad is gonna work smoothly? I have been using MS Excel but now I have this issue. When I put date like this: 090913 whcih represents 9th of Sept. ...
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How come using import SQL only works if the insert script is the only script in the SQL pane?

I am going to take a shot here and hope that some of you in superuser actually use SQLA (SQL Assistant). When you set File > Import Data so that you can execute insert into mydb.mytable (?,?,?,?); ...
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Spreadsheet to MySQL

I need to export spreadsheet data for import into a MySQL database. Data must be in quotes to import properly. The problem is with numbers. Is there a formula or other quick method other than copy and ...
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Excel export with specific csv settings?

I'm a newbie to excel and csv files. I have a excel file with the following structure … http://cl.ly/Rdkp user_login user_email user_pass first_name last_name display_name role Some Name ...
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CSV Files - Text Import Wizard - Comma not recognized as delimiter [duplicate]

I have an issue with opening a CSV File in Excel. Every time i open it, i have to run the text import wizard, specify comma as a delimiter and then only i am able to view the file in proper format. ...
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Set CSV as default import into a spreadsheet

In Libreoffice I can import a CSV file into a spreadsheet by simply double-clicking on the text file. In Openoffice 4.0 I have to click once on the text file to select it, then in the file type ...
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How to parse Wikipedia lists' source to a .csv file?

I was answering this question when the need arose for a good presentable data set. I settled for using random things but my first thought was to use a Wikipedia list, such as this List of longest ...
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Space or tabs as separator in CSV

I usually put "sep=," or "sep=;" as first line on my csv files so i can easily open them with excel. But is there a way to use this with space and tab separated files?
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Drawing Tables with scripts or programs in lotus notes

I need to send our report on daily basis. is there any way I can automate it? It was about 10 csv file, all I need to do is to get the first line of all of them and make a table and send to a ...
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Extra blanks worksheets in looped import of folder of csv files

(This is a revision of a similar question) I often import a folder of .csv files into the active workbook (the workbook with the macro), so I want to automate this with VBA. I pieced together the ...
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How can I easily split a CSV into two Excel worksheets with PowerShell? [closed]

I recently found out that PowerShell can be used to write Excel documents. The first use I thought of for this was to (at least partially) automate parsing of some CSV reports that I regularly have to ...
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Importing .csv into Google Calendar [closed]

I have been trying to import a .csv file into Google calendar and made sure to format it correctly and the file is well under the 1 MB limit. The first time I tried to import, it was successful, ...
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Create images using a template and table of data

How to create many images from a template and table of data? E.g., many business cards from a CSV file containing names, positions, and contacts? I realize there're ways of doing it by writing a ...
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Cannot import CSV file to WEKA

I got a very large data set from a access log.I converted it to CSV file using 'Vim'.I want to use "WEKA"(Data mining tool) to analyse this data set.But when i try to open this CSV file it gives me an ...
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Excel 2007 doesn't preserve asian characters when converting to csv [duplicate]

I am trying to save a spreadsheet as a CSV file. The file consists of korean characters, and the resulting csv has those characters literally converted to question marks (0x3F). I am running on an ...
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How can I auto import a csv to a growing list in excel?

Everyday I receive a report in a .csv format, and on a daily basis I will copy the data into an "INPUT" tab on my spread sheet. The data on this input tab keeps on growing every day with the ...
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Pre-pending to an output line of `tail -f file` if its contents match another file

Trying to cram all of the following into the title was hard, so this is what I really mean: I am doing a tail -F access.log to watch an Apache2 log in realtime. The first thing on each line is an IP ...
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Fast way to export data out into different excel files based on Column

There's some data like this (with over 500,000 entries) Name | State ---- ----- Billy Utah Sue California Joe Utah Sally California John Michigan ...