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Convert CSV files to TSV

Terminal - Convert CSV files to TSV
sed 's/,/\t/g' report.csv > report.tsv
2009-07-23 15:39:03
User: viner
Functions: sed
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Convert CSV files to TSV

Convert comma separated files to tab separated files.

(MySQL eats tab separated files with much less instruction than comma seperated files.)

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This will fail on fields which contain commas inside quoted strings.

Comment by andrew112358 318 weeks and 5 days ago

CSV RFC http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4180.txt Section 2.5

Comment by kzh 318 weeks and 3 days ago

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