O$: is this a text file import bug?

Alan Schmidt alan at goconnected.com
Wed Apr 8 20:03:18 EDT 2009


Tried that...no joy. Thanks.

-Alan


on 4/8/09 4:55 PM, Fred Brinkman at fred.brinkman at euromnis.org wrote:

> there's a $prefs.$exportedquotes for the export which you can switch
> on and off, don't know if it has any effect on importing... maybe
> worth trying?
> 
> Hth
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> Fred.
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> Op 9 apr 2009, om 01:42 heeft Alan Schmidt het volgende geschreven:
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>> I¹m trying to import (using the Import Data command) a tab delimited
>> text
>> file with numerous columns. One of the columns contains long text
>> entries
>> some having a double quote character (for inch measurements, and
>> there¹s no
>> more than one double quote per record). When this file is imported
>> using
>> Studio 4.3.1, the double quote character causes the tab delimiters
>> for all
>> the following columns to be ignored and they are all crammed
>> together into a
>> single field. If I remove the double quote using a text editor it
>> imports
>> fine. I can also import this same file properly using Studio 4.2
>> with or
>> without the double quotes. Is this a bug in Studio 4.3 or is there a
>> new
>> preference setting that changes the import behavior?
>> 
>> Thanks for the help.
>> 
>> -Alan
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