So, who want's to help me format a .csv? It'll be fun, promise!
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1) I removed the spaces after the comma. They are probably not needed (the output being a csv file too)
2) There is a trailing , after each line. Probably not a problem, but you easily remove them by changing the last line ( }' ) with this: }' | sed 's/,$//'
Hope this helps.
BTW: I enlarged the input file for better testing, that's why the results won't match the data given in post #1.
Last edited by druuna; 07-31-2010 at 01:48 PM.
Reason: Comment about input file
Thanks a bunch man, but this is not QUITE what I need. This is so close, and I think I should be able to figure this out on my own, but I'm just not able to. Here is what the final output has to look like.
Assuming I'm right about the above mentioned points:
I do have a workable solution, if you are able to add an extra line to the 7 Mb csv file you have. This is needed otherwise the last line of input is not taken into account. I need a unique End-Of-File line.
I don't think it is too hard to add to your csv file: echo "ZZZZ,99/99/9999,99.9999" >> file.csv (Mind the >>, 2 of them, not 1!!!).