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Old 03-11-2004, 03:12 AM   #1
roballen
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csv to fixed-length file


Hi

I am trying to convert data from an old legacy system to a new(ish) application. The old system is capable of exporting some of its data in a CSV format, how the new application will only accept fixed-length fields.

I have a csv formatted file in the form of:

"information","information1","information2"... etc.

I would like to convert it to a fixed length file.

I know the size of each field which I would like to create. I have considered using 'typeset' to pad the variables out with spaces but did not really have much success.

I have recently discovered the perl mod. 'AnyData', but I am struggling to make it work. Installation was a little tricky with all of the dependancies.

Does anyone have any alternative ideas or suggestions? They would be much appreciated.


Thank you

Rob
 
  


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